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Award Details
First Prize : Rs, 10,000/-
Second Prize : Rs 5000/-
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Last Date of Registration : Saturday January 26th 2019
Last Date for submission : Sunday February 24th 2019
Oral Presentation : Saturday March 16th 2019

Inviting nominations for eWIT Excellence Award Contest

Here’s an opportunity! Take part in this year’s eWIT Excellence Award Contest. Choose your
topic of interest, put on your writer’s cap, and write!

Presenting your paper in eWIT forum goes a long way. Who knows, your paper may qualify
for the award and get published in the annual brochure and will be recognized by a large
audience. Go ahead and register.

About eWIT

eWIT was formed with the vision: "To be the preferred forum for exchange of ideas and for pioneering initiatives so as to unleash the potential of women and drive their growth in the IT/ITES industry" with specific objectives of:

Expanding the women workforce at all management levels and sustain and flourish
Enabling women to tread the career path by equipping them with necessary skills
Facilitating women's quest for a better 'work-life' balance in IT/ITES Sector
Since inception, eWIT has organised various activities for spearheading growth and excellence among women professionals in the IT/ITES industry.
About eWIT's Excellence Award

"The eWIT Excellence Award" for women professionals in the IT/ITES industry is designed to provide an opportunity for women IT/ITES professionals to showcase their talent and expertise in their respective areas. Over the last few years, we have had an excellent participation by women professionals for this competition. Our Sponsors for the AWARD have been –Cognizant Technology, Accenture & Tech Mahindra.

  1. Are you Future ready ?  
  2. Measurable outcome  
More on the topics

1. Are you future ready?

Workplace Learning is changing

Today, organizations are redefining workplace learning to help ensure its future success. Changes in the business environment and workforce are driving changes in strategy and operations for L & D (Learning &Development). Constantly evolving business demands, employee behavior, and technology are changing how L&D defines designs and delivers learning programs.
What are the innovations that your organization has implemented in the Learning space in line with current L&D trends and business needs?

We will look for L & D approaches involving:

eLearning, Needs of the modern learner, Blended design, Learner Experience Platform, Digital Transformation,
Challenges you faced in implementing your new L & D initiatives along with the solutions to overcome the challenges

2.Measurable Outcome:

This is an opportunity to present an improvement which you might have undertaken as an individual or a team in any function (viz.. HR, Technology, business process, product/process quality, training).

We will look for process improvements which cover:

Improvement framework used such as Balance Score card, any Business Excellence Model, Six Sigma methodology, SPC, Maturity Model etc.
Key Performance Indicators ( lead and lag )
Metrics and Measures
Tools /systems used to gather and track data
Governance model
Measurable Outcomes
Guidelines for participants


Women professionals in the IT/ITES industries are eligible to present one paper in any one of the topics as appropriate.
In order to encourage more women to participate, please note that past Excellence Award winners are not eligible to participate.
In order to encourage younger women to participate, only those with less than 15 years experience in the IT/ITES industry can participate.
Registration Deadline

Please register on or before 26th January 2019

Registration Fee


FREE for all eWIT members

Non Members

Individual non members can pay Rs.500/- and become a member first and then register for FREE.
Corporate who are not eWIT members can encourage their women employees who wish to participate to become individual members or become corporate members themselves. Regular eWIT membership fees for corporate (as indicated in our website) will apply.
Please make the cheque favouring 'Empowering Women in IT' and courier to No.6, Kalakshetra Avenue, 2nd Street, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041. Ph: 044-42120706. Or you may also transfer the money through NEFT for which eWIT bank account details are:
Name of the Bank Bank of India
Branch Adyar Branch
Type of Account Current A/c.
A/c. No. 801020110000044
Name of Account Empowering Women in IT
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Please mail to admin@ewit.co.in or contact the given no. for any queries on the contest
Scope and Rules for Written Presentation
The written presentation on the chosen topic must be submitted on or before Sunday 24th February 2019
Paper is to be presented orally by an individual and not by a group
Paper should be presented in .doc or .pdf format only
The size of the file should be within 5MB.
Your file name format should be your name<>topic.doc (for ex. Mala_ (topic).doc)
Please do not mention your official details in your paper anywhere
Paper should carry executive summary of the paper not exceeding 250 words
Total paper presentation should be between 2500 to 3500 words
Should be typed, double spaced leaving 3 cms margin all the four side
Font should be Times New Roman, 12 point
Pages should be numbered
Charts, diagrams, etc. may be included to support any research work or data collection
Paper submitted should be the original work of the author.
Plagiarism - inclusion of other peoples' work to substantiate a point being made should be appropriately acknowledged. Source & name of author will have to be mentioned in the Bibliography. However, no direct 'cut and paste' is allowed. If 'cut and paste' from sources acknowledged or not acknowledged are found, the paper will be rejected.
Should contain a Bibliography at the end stating actual sources of references
Evaluation Criteria for Written Presentation
Presentation Format
Originality & Creative Thinking
Accuracy and depth of content
A jury of eminent persons from the corporate world and academic field will evaluate the written presentations
Top 5 written presentations in each category will be selected for oral presentation
Scope and Rules for Oral presentation
Based on evaluation of written presentations, selected individuals will be called for the oral presentation before the panel on March 16, 2019. The panel will evaluate the oral presentation and choose the winners based on the scores of their evaluation of both written and oral presentation. Results will be announced on the same day or the following day.
Those selected for oral presentation in each category will be informed 5-7 days before their scheduled presentation
Oral presentation can be presented by individuals only. Each participant will get a total of 20 minutes for the oral presentation as well as the discussion. First 12 minutes will be used for presentation and the subsequent 8 minutes will be used for discussion with the panel of judges.
After the first 10 minutes of the presentation, there will be an indication of remaining 2 minutes to complete the presentation. If any participant stretches the presentation beyond the time limit of 12 minutes, there will be negative marking for same.
The LCD projector and Laptop will be provided
Order of presentation will be drawn by lot
Evaluation Criteria for oral presentation
Clarity and substance
Ability to communicate with, and respond to questions effectively
Contribution to effective managerial thinking and performance.
Originality & Creativity
Registration process
Log on to http://www.ewit.co.in/
Click on Excellence Award 2019
Click on Registration
Fill details
Award Details
The winner of the contest will get a certificate, cash prize of Rs.10,000/-
The runner up of the contest will get a certificate, cash prize of Rs.5000/-
3rd, 4thand 5th positions will get certificates.
No. 6, Kalakshetra Avenue, 2nd Street, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai - 600 041, INDIA. Ph - 044-42120706 website: www.ewit.co.in
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