2023 Cloud Girls Rising Awards

Cloud Girls is accepting nominations for the eighth annual Cloud Girls Rising: Women to Watch Awards through March 3, 2023.


Calling all female cloud and next-gen tech evangelists!

This is your chance to earn some recognition for your outstanding work in cloud and next-gen technology.

Cloud Girls is opening nominations for the eighth annual Cloud Girls Rising: Women to Watch Awards.

We’re honoring and recognizing women who have demonstrated innovation, solution-orientation and thought leadership in cloud and next-gen technology in 2022.

Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate women at all stages of their career.

Does that sound like you, or someone you know? Fill out the submission form. Tell us how you or your nominee has advanced and shaped the technology conversation at your/her company and with clients and peers.

Self nominations are encouraged!

The ideal candidate is moving the cloud and next-gen technology conversations forward. She goes above and beyond every day to make a significant and lasting impact on her company, her clients and her professional community.

If you or your nominee are in a sales, marketing or engineering role delivering cloud and next-gen technology services, we’d like to hear from you.

All applications must be submitted by March 3, 2023. 

Winners will be announced in May 2023.

Winners receive:

  • One year of complimentary Cloud Girls membership
  • A commemorative crystal trophy
  • A profile of their achievement on the Cloud Girls’ website

Awards Given:

  • Visionary: A female leader who has demonstrated innovation in recognizing where the cloud and next-gen tech market is headed and is leading the ecosystem toward that vision.
  • Trailblazer: A seasoned female technology industry veteran who is paving the way for her organization, customers and industry in advancing cloud and next-generation technology solutions.
  • Rising Star: A female up-and-comer in the cloud community who has shown initiative in advancing cloud and next-generation technology solutions for her organization, customers and the industry.


To be eligible for the award, the individual must be working in a sales, marketing or an engineering role. The ideal nominee plays an integral role in creating or supporting products, tools or solutions around cloud and next-gen technology services.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate:

  • Contributes significantly to transform the cloud and next-gen technology conversation at her organization, either in a sales, marketing or engineering capacity
  • Serves as a catalyst to help advance others in cloud knowledge both internally and externally
  • Is recognized as a role model and mentor to colleagues and others at work
  • Is adept at listening and connects well with others
  • Shows authentic leadership with a commitment to her values

Key Selection Criteria:

Candidates will be judged based on three areas:

  1. Demonstrating success and innovation in cloud and next-gen technology
  2. Evangelizing cloud and next-gen technology in your organization
  3. Inspiring the next generation of women in the technology ecosystem

2023 CG Awards

2023 Cloud Girls Awards

SECTION 1: Applicant/Nominee Information

SECTION 2: Nominator Information (if other than applicant)

SECTION 3: Demonstrating Success and Innovation in Cloud and/or Next Gen Technology

SECTION 4: Evangelizing Cloud and Next-Gen Technology in Your Organization

SECTION 5: Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Cloud and Next-Gen Technology