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Hannover Accepting Nominations for Engineer Powerwoman 2020
January 14, 2020
This coming April, the eighth consecutive Engineer Powerwoman award will be presented by Deutsche Messe. The award is worth 5,000 euros and will go to a woman whose outstanding commitment, ideas and/or technical prowess have made a major contribution to advancing her employer's organization. Nominations are being accepted from companies and organizations based in Germany and abroad, with only one nominee allowed per company. The deadline for applications is February 11, 2020. Microsoft is the main sponsor of this event.
The award ceremony will be on April 24, 2020, during the opening event for the WomenPower careers congress. Applications are free of charge. The 2020 Engineer Powerwoman will be selected by an independent jury composed of members of the Congress Advisory Committee. Application forms are available at the website below.
The winner of the 2019 Engineer Powerwoman was Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini, senior manager of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) at Deutsche Telekom IT GmbH. She is responsible for ensuring that the different sections within the company are fit for digitalization. This involves advising staff and developing the best automation and artificial intelligence solutions. She promotes knowledge transfer in the field of robotics and AI solutions within her company and beyond, placing particular emphasis on diversity and inclusiveness in the development of AI applications.