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We believe good work should be recognized both at an individual and company level – especially amongst women in tech, product, impact and innovation. Even today women are under represented in technical fields and this our little contribution globally to change that. Additionally, it’s a great way to gain credibility in the industry and join a network of accomplished women in tech and beyond.

  • Updated Submission Date: January 8th 2021 @ 6 PM ET!
  • Winner Announcement: Last week of January 2021 via email and on our website!

Thanks for all your inbound emails and messages – we’ve decided to extend the submission date so you have more time to prepare and submit an application. For those of you who have already submitted your application, thanks for your submission and patience, and feel free to reach out to us at if you have any questions. 

The winners will be carefully handpicked and chosen by our judging committee who are innovation and product leaders from around the world.


Judges will score entries for entered category based on the following judging criteria:

A) Originality, Creativity & Intent

B) Functionality & Technical Qualities (how well does it work?)

C) Ease of Use & Adoption (impact on end-user experience)

D) Game-changer (potential impact in category and industry)

E) Implementation & Performance (go-to-market strategy and entries with track record will be rewarded)

F) Potential for Growth (sound business model and market opportunity)

A nine-point scale will be used where 1 = Exceptionally Poor (the lowest score), 2 = Poor, 3 = Weak, 4 = Low-Average, 5 = Average, 6 = High-Average, 7 = Strong / Good, 8 = Excellent, 9 = Exceptionally excellent (the highest score)


Scores will be averaged together to determine each entry’s overall score. Judges will receive the top 3-5 contenders in each category and the final scores will remain confidential and release requests will not be entertained. The entry with the highest score per category is the Category Winner. Some judges may abstain from a category if they believe there is a conflict of interest or for any other reason. In which case, some categories may have more scores than others. In any case, the overall score will be averaged.

Women in product management, tech, UX, engineering and impact related start-ups

No, you can apply from anywhere in the world – Products by Women is a global community network for diverse women in tech, innovation and beyond and we want to recognize and celebrate women and their work in tech and beyond.

No, it’s free to apply – we are truly committed to serving and encouraging our community and elevating the work of women in the space.

We will be announcing winners in the last week Jan 2021 via email and on our website

Yes, most definitely – in fact we believe that you should be your loudest cheerleader and advocate. So, go ahead and nominate yourself, your work or your team!

To change or withdraw your entry please email us at

No, your company does not have to have positive net income or EBITDA to be eligible. It just needs to be creating an impact in the world.

For this cycle, we are only accepting start-ups in the social impact space.

We accept the B Impact Assessment.  If the applicant has not taken the B Impact Assessment, a default weighted score will be applied by the judging committee.

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