The Award includes the following three categories:
Eligible entrants in this category are: owners of design firms; freelancers; women designers employed in design studios, and collectives Freelancers and designers employed in design firms/agencies must submit a self-declaration, stamped and signed by the studio or firm, certifying the intellectual property of the design submitted.
Eligible entrants in this category are: secondary school and university teachers, teachers in private and/or public educational institutions, PhDs, researchers and scholars who have focused their research activity on issues related to visual communication.
Eligible entrants in this category are: women students who completed their studies not earlier than two years ago, students attending public or private higher education institutes, universities or specialised schools, PhD candidates, whose course of studies has included visual communication projects, degree theses, research projects. as well as a final dissertation in visual communication design.
This Award is a ‘cameo’ that Aiap wishes to give to those women designers who have stood out in their career either for their professional achievements or for giving a major contribution to the reflection on design culture. It may also be interpreted as an award 'in memory of'. This award is given at the curators’ discretion.