Who is on our
The panel of curated judges are fully independent and subject matter experts who will ensure an accurate, fair and transparent judging process.
Drawn from across the Asia-Pacific region, the expert and esteemed judges are invited from academia, government, industry and startups to best provide a comprehensive assessment of the applications.
The first phase of the judging process evaluates all applicants from which three finalists of each category are selected.
The second phase of the judging process identifies the winner of each category from the three selected category finalists, and the overall winner of the Grand Award - 'APAC WAI Innovator of the Year' followed by the two runners-up.
Trailblazer Award - an award to recognise and encourage a young and inspiring woman whose extraordinary talent is deserving of the support of the AI community.
Indigenous Leadership in AI Award - this award is dedicated to honouring an indigenous woman for her inspirational work, leadership and devotion to the AI discipline.