Kristin Potter writes:
The Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of technical women helping one another. The cash awards, funded exclusively by donations from the Systers Online Community, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology. The program is called “Pass-It-On” because it comes with the moral obligation to “pass on” the benefits gained from the award.
Women of all ages (over 18), nationalities, and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to apply for the Spring 2013 round is Wednesday April 10, 2013 at 12:00noon PST (UT-8)
Reference letters are due on Wednesday April 24, 2013 at 5:00 PM PST (UT-8).
If you would like to apply, or know of a woman in technology who would like to apply, you can read about the awards online at Systers Pass-It-On Awards Program.
Guidelines for completing the online application form for this award are available online.
The application form for Spring 2013 cycle of the Systers Pass-it-on Awards is online.
Please help us publicize the PIO awards to your professional and social networks and encourage your peers to apply.
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