Welcome to the homepage of the Digital Impact Organisation of the Year™ Awards, an annual award for organisations that promote increased participation of girls and women in digital sectors around the world.  The Digital Impact Organisation of the Year™ Awards are part of the international Ada Awards™ that recognise outstanding girls and women in digital sectors globally and the organisations that support them.   The awards are affectionately named after the first-ever computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, Lady Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace.

The Digital Impact Organisation of the Year™ Award is destined for one or more organisations* around the world that distinguish themselves by fundamentally impacting the eco-system to increase:

  • The number of girls and women studying and working in ICT and digital sectors,
  • Digital skills among girls and women; and
  • The number of women studying, working and leading in ICT and digital sectors.

*legally incorporated in the specified geography

To find out what’s happening with the Ada Awards™ in different regions of the world, please see below.

To find out more about the different Ada Awards™ categories, please see below.

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Europe Recognises Top Girls and Women in Digital Fields

“We are girls! We are women! We are strong!” – European Commissioner Gabriel to winners of the 2019 European Ada Awards recognising top female digital talent in Europe “Take all challenges as opportunities,” advised Ms. Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, to a group of wide-eyed finalists at the sixth European …

Top Programs Promoting Women in Tech Recognised

On 30 November 2017 at BeCentral in Brussels, the Digital Leadership Institute and its partners welcomed over two hundred key stakeholders and community members to celebrate the fifth edition of the European Ada Awards and to share the success stories of the 2017 Digital Brusselles project with support from the Digital Belgium Skills Fund. The …

2017 European Ada Award Finalists Named

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2017 European Ada Awards, a global initiative recognizing outstanding girls and women in digital studies and careers across Europe, and the organisations who support them! Join us on 30th of November at BeCentral, Cantersteen 12 in Brussels to the 2017 European  Ada Awards and Digital Brusselles Celebration where the winners …