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Nomination: Agnes and Betzy Award


Every year, Agnes and Betzy awards DKK 25,000 to an IDA member. The award dates from 1997, in honour and on the 100th anniversary of the first two female engineers, Agnes Nielsen and Betzy Meyer.

You can nominee a member of IDA for commendable work in at least one of the following areas:

  • Promote equality in technical and science fields
  • Visibility of high graduated women in technical and science fields
  • A man or woman who has done something remarkable in or for technical and science fields

Nominate a candidate

Nominate an IDA member for the award
You can nominate a member of IDA for the Agnes and Betzy award 2020


Fill the nomination form here

The nominee can be either a woman or a man and must be a member of IDA.

The Prize will be awarded December 2020 during the conference "Diversity in Tech and Science - Smashing Stereotypes".

About the Agnes and Betzy Award

The Agnes and Betzy Award comes with a DKK 25,000 (EUR 3,300) travel grant.

IDA presents the Agnes and Betzy Award annually. The award goes to a person who helps promote gender equality, highlights the work of women in the engineering profession, or to a woman who has accomplished noteworthy results in or for the engineering profession.

The award was founded in 1997 in celebration of the centenary for Agnes Nielsen and Betzy Meyer, the first female engineers in Denmark.