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About The CII Awards on Excellence for Women in STEM

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) proudly launches the first edition of CII Awards on Excellence for Women in STEM, a groundbreaking initiative dedicated to bridging the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. This prestigious initiative serves as a catalyst for change, recognizing organizations and institutes that champion diversity and inclusion in STEM. These awards represent a significant advancement towards fulfilling the vision of the nation and CII for gender equality within the STEM landscape.
This initiative underscores the unwavering commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity, recognizing that the active involvement of women is essential for driving organizational progress and fostering innovation in STEM. These awards also reflect the belief that diverse workforces are vital for creating a culture where women in STEM are not only recognized but actively supported and empowered to reach their full potential.
Marking a significant milestone, the inaugural edition of the CII Awards on Excellence for Women in STEM in 2024 serves as a powerful call to action for organizations and institutes to join this transformative movement. By participating in these awards, organizations align themselves with a movement that values, celebrates, and uplifts women in STEM, recognizing their indispensable role in shaping the technological frontiers of tomorrow. Furthermore, the awards offer a platform for companies and institutes to gain national and international recognition for their commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion.
The awards go beyond simply recognizing achievements; they rigorously evaluate a wide range of initiatives, including policies, programs, campaigns, and even new ideas. This ensures that both results and innovative approaches are celebrated, fostering a comprehensive understanding of what truly drives progress in this crucial sector.


Championing Diversity:

Enhance Gender equality in STEM workforce to a minimum of 50% by 2047.
Interim milestone: 35% by 2030