2023 TechDiversity Awards

25 May 2023 | Grand Hyatt Melbourne

The TechDiversity Awards recognise individuals and groups that have demonstrated leadership and embraced inclusion by raising awareness and promoting diversity initiatives and programs. These people have displayed outstanding expressions of leadership, behaviour, initiatives, commitment and courage, key touchstones needed to embrace inclusion and drive diversity.

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Five Award Categories

1. Government
2. Business
3. Education
4. Marketing, Media & Advertising

a. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – CONTENT PRODUCTION
(Inclusive of development, scripting, casting, representation & messaging, on any media platform)

b. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – CREATIVE
(Inclusive of development, production, messaging, branding & campaigns)

c. Initiatives to Drive Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Your Workforce

5. Tech for Good

a. Social impact
b. Environmental Sustainability
c. Accessibility and Inclusivity
d. Health & Wellbeing


Discover & learn more about the categories. Click the button here.

Category Explainers

TD Awards Key Dates & Important Event Information

Submissions close: January 15th 2023
Judging open: January 25th 2023
Gala Dinner date: May 25th 2023
Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Ticket Site: Click here to buy your tickets.



About the TechDiversity Foundation

TechDiversity is a social enterprise committed to amplifying Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and achieving a culture of belonging, through conversation, collaboration and action for people who work in technology.

The TechDiversity community, is a platform for change for people within traditional tech roles and non-technical roles within technology workforces who are committed to DEI.

Our collective and continuous action towards diversity, equity & inclusion creates big impact. With a focus on strengthening frameworks to increase the participation of all of diverse groups within a tech workforce including:
• Cultural diversity • Racial diversity • Religious diversity • Age diversity
• Sex / Gender diversity • Sexual orientation • Disability

Our mission is to make diversity, equity & inclusion the #1 business priority in Australia.


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Meet the TechDiversity Team

TechDiversity is managed by Luli Adeyemo and a core committee of volunteers representing Best Case ScenarioMia Consulting ServicesMethod9Newfound and MizTee. This core committee is supported by a wider Advisory Board representing several industry groups and businesses – including Australian Computer Society (ACS)Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA)Vic ICT for WomenREA Group and Avanade.

TechDiversity believe in a future where ALL people are valued; empowering individuals, organisations and communities to thrive.

Our mission is to make DEI the #1 business priority in Australia.


(Pictured from left to right: Soozey Johnstone, Deirdre Diamante, Luli Adeyemo, Claire Marriott, Stacey Hutchinson)

Here’s a look back and the important highlights at the last TechDiversity Awards.


Explore Previous Awards & Celebrations

Review previous winners, some share what winning the award meant to them. The common biggest impact our awards have had on individuals is helping people find work and being part of a welcoming and inclusion workplace culture.

Click on any year below to view past winner initiatives and winner celebration videos.

Explore 2019 #TechDiversity Awards

Explore 2018 #TechDiversity Awards

Explore 2017 #TechDiversity Awards

Do you have questions?

You may find the answer here in our FAQ page. Please click here. Or do you wish to speak to any of the team members? Send us your enquiry here.