Call for Nominations: ACM-W Rising Star Award 2024

We are delighted to announce the opening of nominations for the ACM-W Rising Star Award 2024! This prestigious award honors the outstanding contributions of women and non-binary individuals in computing who have made significant impacts early in their careers. 

About the Award:

The ACM-W Rising Star Award recognizes exceptional women or non-binary individuals in computing whose early career research has left a lasting mark on the discipline. The recipient will receive a framed certificate and a $1,000 stipend and will be celebrated annually for their remarkable achievements. Special thanks to Andrea Goldsmith for her generous donation, which established this award.

Important Dates:

  • Nominations Open: January 15th, 2024
  • Nominations Close: March 31st, 2024
  • Award Recipient Announced: May 31st, 2024

Eligibility Criteria:

  • ACM Membership at the time of nomination
  • Within 10 years of receiving the terminal degree
  • No previous receipt of the Rising Star Award
  • Open to all women (trans- or cis-women) and non-binary individuals in computing
  • Applicants without recent commendations or awards recognizing their research or technical contributions will be given preference

Application Details:

Please find the selection criteria, required application materials, and FAQ information at

Contact Information:

For additional questions, please contact ACM-W Standing Committee Chairs:

  • Bushra Anjum: bushra dot anjum at
  • My Thai: mythai at

Nominate now and celebrate excellence in computing!

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