Broadcaster and CEO TeenTech
Awards and Honours
- 2016 – Digital Leader of the Year – Digital Leaders 100
- 2016 – Most influential Woman in UK IT – Computer Weekly
- 2016 – Named as one of Top 50 Most Inspiring Women in European Tech
- 2016 – Honorary Doctorate – Technology – University of Huddersfield
- 2015 – Honorary Doctorate, Science – University of Bath
- 2014 – Fellow of Queen Mary’s College, University of London
- 2014 – One of 30 women featured by BCS for their Women in IT Campaign
- 2013 – Best Promotion of Engineering Design – Institute of Engineering Designers
- 2012 – Outstanding Achievement in Communication and Outreach – WISE (Women in Science and Engineering)
- 2012- Honorary Doctorate, Technology – De Montfort University
I’m very thrilled and honoured to be awarded an O.B.E. It has come as a massive surprise and it’s been very hard to keep quiet about it for the past four weeks. ‘I do wish my lovely Mum and Dad were still alive to share this with me. They would have been so fiercely...
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