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Power List

The Women in Software Power List recognises the top rising stars in the tech industry. The criteria we use is our definition of impact, which we assess in relation to 3 core areas:


Strong learning trajectory;
New skills and technologies mastered in a short space of time;
Demonstration of leadership.


Blogs, speaks at events or runs meet-ups;
Teaches others.


Has been contributing to interesting projects at work or in spare time.

Please feel free to nominate a woman (including yourself!) who:
  • Is based in the UK;
  • Is not necessarily an engineer – project managers and client-facing leaders are also invited to apply;
  • Has been working in the software industry for less than 6 years;
  • Has mastered a wealth of new skills in a short space of time;
  • Has grown professionally in a short space of time;
  • Has overcome challenges to break into the tech industry;
  • Has found their calling in the tech industry and wants to inspire other women to do the same;
  • Has learnt to make an impact in a male-dominated industry;
  • Has actively encouraged more women to get into tech.
  • Nominations open to both cis and trans women.