Femtum Leap Awards

Celebrating Women's Impact
in Quantum Technology

The "Femtum Leap" Initiative

Why "Femtum Leap" Matters?

Led by the Quantum Innovation Summit Founder, Mrs. Malak Trabelsi Loeb,  the “Femtum Leap” initiative stands as a beacon of progress and empowerment. This groundbreaking program is dedicated to recognizing and elevating the achievements of women who are pioneering the quantum technological revolution.

Women in the quantum field bring unique insights and approaches that are crucial for driving innovation and breakthroughs. Under this initiative, our mission is to highlight these contributions, providing a platform for women to lead, inspire, and excel in this cutting-edge domain.


Celebrating Female Quantum Pioneers

The “Femtum Leap” Awards are more than just accolades; they are a testament to the ingenuity and resilience of women in quantum science. From Quantum Innovation to Leadership and Rising Stars, each category aims to acknowledge the diverse ways women are contributing to and shaping the future of quantum technology.

Award Categories:

Recognizing Excellence in Three Key Areas

Rewards and Recognition for Winners and Finalists

For Winners:

  • Custom-Designed Trophies: Each winner will receive a bespoke trophy, symbolizing their excellence in the field of quantum technology.
  • Spotlight at the Quantum Innovation Summit: Winners will be featured prominently at the Summit, highlighting their groundbreaking work to a global audience.
  • Sponsored Trip to Dubai: In recognition of their outstanding contributions, winners will be awarded a fully sponsored trip to Dubai to attend the Summit, offering them a platform to share their insights and network with leading industry professionals.

For Finalists

  • Certificates of Achievement: All finalists will be honored with certificates acknowledging their significant contributions to the field.
  • Promotional Opportunities: Finalists will have the chance to showcase their work and achievements through various promotional channels associated with the Summit.
  • Access to the Summit: Both onsite and online access to the Quantum Innovation Summit will be provided, offering finalists the opportunity to engage with other leaders in the field, gain insights, and participate in pivotal discussions.

The “Femtum Leap” Awards are more than just a recognition; they are a testament to the impactful work being done by women in quantum technology. They serve as an inspiration and motivation for continued excellence and innovation in the field.

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Femtum Leap Awards Timeline

Nomination Phase
  • Opening Date: June 1st, 2024

  • Closing Date: October 30th, 2024
    • During this period, nominations for the Femtum Leap Awards are open. Participants can nominate themselves or someone they know who is making significant contributions to quantum technology.
Public Voting Phase
  • Start Date: December 1st, 2024

  • End Date: January 15th, 2025
      • Following the close of nominations, the public voting phase begins. This allows the quantum tech community and the broader public to support their favorite nominees.
Finalists Announcement
  • Date: January 27th, 2025

    • The top 10 finalists in each category, determined by public votes, will be announced.
Winners Selection
  • Judging Period: January 28th – February 4th, 2025

      • A panel of experts will review the finalists and select the winners based on the specific criteria for each award category.
Winners Announcement
  • Date: February 8th, 2025

      • The winners of the Femtum Leap Awards in each category will be publicly announced.
Quantum Innovation Summit
  • Dates: February 28th – 29th, 2025

      • Winners will be celebrated at the Quantum Innovation Summit. They will have the opportunity to present their work, engage with industry leaders, and participate in exclusive events.

We invite you to join us in this journey of recognition and empowerment. Whether by nominating a deserving candidate, participating in discussions, or simply sharing their stories, your support amplifies the impact of “Femtum Leap” and inspires more women to explore the fascinating world of quantum technology.

“Femtum Leap” is not just about celebrating achievements; it is about creating a future where women are integral to the narrative of quantum technology. It is an invitation to be part of a movement that celebrates, empowers, and inspires women in the quantum age.

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