3 min. read
Xena Women in Tech Awards: The Leadership Award 2024
Celebrating Empowering Visionaries in Tech with Grammarly
Time to place diversity under the spotlight.
Recognising and celebrating the contributions of female leaders is essential, not only for promoting diversity and inclusion but also for providing role models for the next generation of women interested in pursuing tech careers, encouraging them to overcome barriers and pursue leadership positions.
We are proud to partner with Grammarly to uncover and celebrate the best female leaders in tech in Europe.
Meet Xena's Leadership Winner 2023
Chiedza Muguti, Chief Product Officer at Alteos.
Chiedza is an established product leader who has built her career based on two things she loves: People and Creativity. She leads by means of 5 principles handed over to her by her Grandmothers and Parents: empathy, consistency, dignity, fairness and respect.
Nominees should be:
1. In a leadership position in tech
2. Based in Europe
3. Must have a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience
4. Demonstrated a flare for innovation, risk and achievement with quantitative evidence of success and growth
5. A passion for women in tech and girls in STEM
ANYONE. We encourage you to nominate yourself, your colleague, a friend, your manager or someone in tech who you aspire to be.
“As the Leadership Award sponsor, we feel honoured to support the category that inspires us the most. We believe great leaders can guide and empower others to achieve their full potential and drive positive change in the world.”
About Our Partner
Grammarly is the world’s leading AI writing assistance company, trusted by over 30 million people and over 50,000 professional teams. Grammarly uses a combination of technological approaches and human expertise to help individuals and enterprises get their point across and get results—without compromising security or privacy.
Grammarly unites more than 1,000 team members in Europe and North America and is committed to building an inclusive work environment that welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and equips them to thrive.
We support the progression of women in tech through multiple initiatives, such as mentorship programs, community support through our employee resource groups, called “circles” (which create spaces that foster connections and amplify diverse voices), a learning and development budget, and internal training on leadership skills.
Plus, we take steps to embed objectivity and mitigate bias in our processes, including robust interviewer and performance management training, structured career paths, and detailed performance evaluation criteria. We are proud to have a culture where everyone feels respected and valued, so they can share their creative ideas and be heard.
Anna Glukhova – Engineering Manager
“As an engineering leader building and scaling Grammarly’s product offerings for tens of millions of people, I value the extremely important focus at Grammarly on creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe to share any creative ideas and be 100% heard.”
Tell us who inspires you.