Logo - Globant Awards Women that Build 2020 Edition

Globant Awards
Women that Build Edition

Logo - Globant Awards Women that Build 2020 Edition

There are women who inspire, who build, who lead and help create change. We invite you to nominate those whose stories deserve to be told.

Who can participate?

Women from the following countries/regions who work or have training in technology can participate: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Europe, India, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, the United States of America and Canada


Award categories

Tech Executive

We will recognize a woman with a STEM degree or similar professional background with a leadership position (a C-level executive, VP, Director, or managerial role) who is an inspiration to both women and the industry at large.


We will recognize a leading professional, without formal training in STEM, who holds a leadership position (a C-level executive, VP, Director, or managerial role) who has made a direct impact in the IT industry.


We will recognize a woman under the age of 26, or with less than 10 years of experience in IT, who demonstrates innovation through the use of technology, has high potential as a role model for her peers, has a history of self-improvement, and/or has progressed rapidly in her career.

September 9th to November 4th
November 11th to December 1st
Selection process
December 3rd
National Winners Announcement
December 10th
Global Women That Build Awards Gala

Judging Panel

Our panel of judges is made up of specialists from the academic and business worlds, opinion leaders, and NGOs specializing in the empowerment and training of women.

Linda Rottenberg

CEO & Co-founder, Endeavor Global

Shari Loessberg

Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management

Adriana Cisneros

CEO of Cisneros

Beatriz Argimón

Vicepresident of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor

Founder and Chairman, Intercorp Group

The Edge

Chairman of Endeavor Ireland & Guitarist for U2

Laura Barnator

General Manager Uruguay & Argentina, Unilever

Kathleen Collins Barclay

Board of directors member of Bicecorp SA, Banco BICE SA, Banco Caja Social SA and Corporación Cultural Teatro del Lago.

Patricia Pomies

Chief Delivery & People Officer, Globant

Martín Migoya

CEO & Co-founder, Globant

Guibert Englebienne

CTO & Co-founder, Globant

Verónica Pascual

CEO, ASTI Technologies Group

ElsaMarie D'Silva

Founder & CEO, Red Dot Foundation

Donna Hrinak

Senior Vice President & Corporate Affairs, Royal Caribbean Group

Magdalena Furtado

UN Women Representative, Uruguay

Gabriella Orille

Global innovation Officer, AndBank & co-CEO, MyInvestor

Eduardo Mangarelli

President, Endeavor, Dean of the Engineering School, Universidad ORT Uruguay

Jane de Freitas

Head of Institutional Marketing and Strategic Relationship at ESPM

Ekaterina Lazo

Career Director of Information Systems Engineering, USIL

Silvia Torres Carbonell

Professor & Director, IAE Business School

Gabriela Terminielli

Co-Chair, Women Corporate directors

Julia Bearzi

Executive Director, Endeavor Argentina

Barbarita Lara

MIT innovator under35 LATAM & GLOBAL, Chilean innovator and inventor of the year, CEO at EMERCOM

Leslier Valenzuela

Director MBA WK Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad de Chile

Maritza Perez

EVP Personal Banking & Mktg, Banco Davivienda

Mercedes Mac Pherson

Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, Globant

Sandra Subel

Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Axel Springer SE

Nicolás Jodal

CEO, GeneXus

Sonia Cozzano

Dean of Engineering and Technology School. Catholic University of Uruguay

Ana López Mestre

EVP & Managing Director, Amcham

Esther Paniagua

Award winning Spanish tech journalist and writer

Ana Paula Pessoa

Board Chair, Kunumi AI

Madhukar Bhatia

Managing Partner, Pentathlon Ventures & Board member, GullyBuy

Kathryn Parsons

Co-founder & CEO, Decoded

Sandra Sieber

Professor, IESE Business School

Claudia Palacios

Colombian journalist and writer

Elkin Echeverri

Planning and Foresight Director Ruta N Medellin

Catalina Manrique

VP Customer Officer & GSSP for Latin America & Caribbean

Rubby Casallas

Coordinator Master of Software Engineering MISO. University of the Andes

Mariana Costa Checa

Co-founder & CEO, Laboratoria

Olga Botero

Partner, Managing Director & CEO, C&S Customers and Strategy

Renata Albertim

CEO, Mete a Colher

Melina Masnatta

Social entrepreneur in Education and Technology issues with a gender perspective, Ashoka Fellow

Martha Gabriel

Best seller author, professor and international keynote speaker

Rocio Fonseca Chamorro

Executive Director, Innova Chile CORFO

Silvina Moschini

Founder and CEO, SheWorks!

Idunn Jonsdottir

Chief Executive Director, IESE Business School

Sonali Palkar

Studio Partner, Globant

Carlos Andrés Mendiola

Storyteller, Associate director, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Beatriz Rivas Leal

Country Manager for Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean, GOintegro

Jorgelina Albano

CEO & Founder and Executive Board Advisor- Gender Equality en Alabadas)

Anuj Mehrotra

Dean of George Washington School of Business


Media Partners


Why “Women That Build”?

Women That Build is our corporate program created to promote the inclusion and professional growth of women in the IT industry. Part of our Be Kind and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, it is a space where we encourage the participation of women in the technology industry, boosting the diversity and balance of talent, both within our organization and outside, in the communities we are part of.

Is there a cost to apply for the award?

No, there is no cost to apply for this award.

How can I participate?

You should nominate a candidate that you consider best fits the profile required for each category.

If I belong to Globant, can I participate?

Yes, it's an award open to the entire female IT community.

If I have more questions, what can I do?

You can write to us at women-awards@globant.com