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Deadline: 17 December 2021
WAI Awards 2022 Australia - New Zealand

Are you a female innovator in the AI field and based in Australia or New Zealand?

We are looking for you!

 

WAI Awards 2022 will honour the top Australian and New Zealand women in AI: the pioneers who are taking the road less travelled; the women who are paving the way for others to reach even further and to dare to dream even bigger.

 

Committed to supporting and rewarding excellence to women in AI, the WAI Awards 2022 will be prestigious in their recognition and vital in building the credibility and exposure for women in AI in Australia and New Zealand.

PREMIER PARTNER
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Monash Data Futures Institute 
will present


The Grand Award Winner

Australia-New Zealand
 

WAI Innovator of the Year

PRINCIPAL PARTNER
PREMIER PARTNER
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Monash Data Futures Institute 
will present


Grand Award Winner

Australia-New Zealand
 

WAI Innovator of the Year

PRINCIPAL PARTNERS
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CSIRO 
will present

Australia-New Zealand

WAI Trailblazer Award

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LOCKHEED MARTIN AUSTRALIA 
will present

second runner-up

Australia-New Zealand

WAI Innovator of the Year

Applications
Who can Apply?
Criteria
Inspiring women who are working, leading, creating or demonstrating innovation in AI in the following sectors: 
  • Industry 
  • Government 
  • Universities 
  • Research institutes 
  • Startups 
  • NGOs 
Each of the 14 award categories have judging criteria based on: 
  • Innovation  
  • Leadership and inspiring potential  
  • Global potential and impact  
  • Ability for the AI solution to do good for the community and its citizens 
LEAD PARTNERS
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Goethe Institut

AI in Creative Industries Award

ServiceNow

AI in Finance Award

Deakin University

AI in Innovation Award


The highly anticipated and spectacular invite-only WAI Awards 2022 Gala Dinner will be held in Melbourne on the 31st March 2022. The Great Hall at the National Gallery of Victoria will set the stunning stage for the presentation of the Award for each category and to announce the winner of the coveted Australia-New Zealand WAI Innovator of the Year Award.

An exclusive
VIP pre-dinner Soirée will be held on the Garden Terrace for the VIP Guests of the Premier, Principal and Lead Partners together with a curated invitation list of Guests of Honour.

The Gala Dinner will be hosted by actor and presenter 
Julia Zemiro.


The WAI Awards Gala Dinner has become the must-attend annual calendar event for the business world in gathering the leaders and influencers from industry, academia and government, prominent and influential AI thought leaders, AI enthusiasts, venture capitalists and startups to honour and recognise Australian and New Zealand women in AI. 
WAI Awards 2022 Gala Dinner
MAJOR PARTNERS
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CommBank and Telstra

 AI in Finance Award

Australian Institute of Machine Learning

AI in Creative Industries Award

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University of New South Wales

AI in Cyber Security Award

Prizes
The winner from each Award category will be entered into judging for the ...

Grand Award: 'Australia - New Zealand WAI Innovator of the Year'

And a new award for 2022...

'Australia - New Zealand WAI Trailblazer'

All WAI award winners will benefit from endorsement, prestige, recognition, opportunities for collaboration, and extensive national and global media exposure.
 $30,000 Prize Pool
 Grand Award Winner - $12,000

Grand Award first runner-up - $8,000

Grand Award second runner-up - $6,000

Australia - New Zealand WAI Trailblazer - $4,000

KEY PARTNERS
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Minerals Council of Australia

AI in Mining Award

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Western Sydney University

AI in Climate Award

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Auckland University of Technology

AI in Cyber Security Award

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KPMG

AI in Innovation Award

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MaxKelsen

AI in Health Award

VC PARTNERS
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Boab AI

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BlueChilli

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Stone & Chalk/AustCyber

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
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AI Forum of New Zealand

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Ethical Ai Advisory

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Women in STEMM Australia

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Ai Lab.

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Data Science and AI Association 

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Australia AI Collective

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Queensland AI Hub

MEDIA PARTNERS
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THE BRILLIANT

BOARDROOM.MEDIA

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STEM MATTERS.

WHICH-50

Deadline: 17 December 2021

WAI Awards 2021 

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WAI 2021 ANZ Award winners 

with

R - The Hon Julie Bishop - Patron WAI Awards

L - Prof Joanna Batstone - Director, MDFI

Highlights video 

Gala Dinner and Awards Night

Museum of Contemporary Art

26 March 2021

Facilitated & Produced by

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Social Media

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andra@jewelrock.com.au 
andram@womeninai.co

M: 0400 388 846