February 13, 2019, at 5 p.m. PT.


Houston, Texas, USA.


Description Educational Innovation Abie Award in Honor of A. Richard Newton

The Educational Innovation Abie Award in Honor of A. Richard Newton recognizes educators for developing innovative teaching practices and approaches that attract female students to computing, engineering, and math in K-12 or undergraduate education.

More Details helps women make significant contributions to technical fields, the programs and awards highlight the accomplishments of women technologists, while events and communities enable women to establish their peer networks.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Education (developing innovative teaching)

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • September 24, 2018Nomination open.
  • February 13, 2019Nominations close at 5 p.m. PT.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Potential nominees are making a positive impact in K12 or undergraduate education in the areas of computing, engineering, and/or math, They are recognized for developing innovative and new teaching practices, techniques or education approaches that attract girls and women to these subjects.

Nominees are evaluated based on the following:

  1. Innovation: Are the teaching practices and approaches a new and novel idea or a truly creative implementation of an existing best practice?.
  2. Impact on girls and women: What is the specific impact on girls and women? Has it changed lives in profound and important ways? Has it created opportunities where none existed before?.
  3. Reach: Does the nominee’s work extend beyond her/his institution, local community, or state? Who is their work affecting: students, teachers, parents, the community?.
  4. Sustainability & Scalability: Consider if the nominee could expand her/his work, or if other institutions or individuals could replicate the nominee’s work in different institutions, cities, states, countries, etc.

Opportunity Cost


  • Recipients are honored by the technical women’s community at the Grace Hopper Celebration.
  • The award also includes a cash prize.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on Anita Borg Institute.

Second Step: You will need to submit the Educational Innovation Abie Award in Honor of A. Richard Newton Nomination Form 2019

Third Step: You will need to submit:

  • Two letters of reference from professional contacts of the nominee.
  • The nominee’s biography (maximum of 500 words).
  • A two to three-page statement of merit from the nominator.
  • The nominee’s CV or resume.
  • Landscape orientation high-resolution photograph of the nominee (minimum of 5MB JPG).

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This Scholarship Published by:
Shorouk Nasser / Egypt 

Reviewed by” Soueilem Mohamed Lemine / Mauritania 
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