The Ada Awards are open for nomination. The awards are an initiative to bridge the gender gap and the digital divide. Nomination is open in all three categories: Digital Woman of the Year, Digital Girl of the Year and Digital Impact Organisation of the year. The deadline for nomination is 21 October 2016. Winners will be announced in mid-November, and the awards will be presented in a ceremony on 9 December, in honour of the renowned English mathematician and writer Ada Lovelace.