Sony Women in Technology Award with Nature

Applications now open until May 31st, 2024, 23:59 (UTC)

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Women in Technology,

Moving the World Forward.

Our aim is to recognize and celebrate the remarkable women spearheading advancements in technology, driving positive change for society and the planet. Spotlighting these achievements, we hope to inspire and empower the next generation of women in technology.

A message from the principal founders

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Hiroaki Kitano


Sony Group Corporation

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Magdalena Skipper

Editor in chief of Nature



Celebrating pioneering women committed to advancing technology for a better society.

How many winners will there be?

We will recognize three inspirational women in technology who are poised to redefine the future of their fields, positively impacting our society and the planet.

Who is it for?

Trailblazers in technology

Why Apply?

An opportunity to propel your career

What you'll receive

$250,000 prize

Early to mid-career women researchers working in academia, at a research institution, or an affiliated university spinout are invited to apply.

Winning this award unlocks a substantial prize and creates avenues to accelerate your research, elevating your professional journey to new heights.

Every recipient of this award will be granted a significant prize to advance their research endeavors. Additionally, your work will be showcased on, amplifying its impact and fostering collaborations on a global scale.

Applications now open until May 31st, 2024, 23:59 (UTC)



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Dame Stephanie Shirley, CH joins Nature Editor in Chief Magdalena Skipper as Co-Chair

April 9, 2024

Applications close on

May 31st, 2024, 23:59 (UTC)


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Sony Group Corporation is a creative entertainment company with a solid foundation of technology. Sony's Purpose is to fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology.

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Nature is dedicated to publishing outstanding advances across all areas of research and engineering. Nature is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in research communication and publishing, and recognizes the pressing need to recognize and reward women for their contributions.

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