Sue Black is a finalist for JFD Margaret Award 2022
JFD presented recently the 2022 finalists for the ‘Margaret Award’. Women and girls were invited to apply and share their experiences and innovations in digital technology. Among the finalists are the next winners who will be revealed on the 8th of March at a prestigious ceremony.
They will win the JFD Growth Accelerator Programme including media exposure worth €1m, mentoring and coaching in collaboration with JFD partners, digital equipment, speaking opportunities in Europe and Africa, membership of the JFD network, scholarships for the Margaret Juniors, etc.
The UK-based Sue Black is one of this year’s finalists in the ‘Intrapreneur’ category.
Sue Black, Professor of Computer Science at Durham University, has spent the last 20 years campaigning for greater recognition and support for women in computing, notably through BCSWomen's Women of Station X project, which highlighted the contribution of women during the Second World War. (UK)
Sue has a PhD in Computer Science and over 20 years’ experience in teaching technology and digital skills. She founded BCSWomen in 1998, the UK's first online network for women in technology, and #techmums, a social enterprise that empowers mothers and their families through technology. Alongside her academic career, she campaigns for greater recognition and support for women in computing. In 2003 she secured funding for the Women of Station X project, which highlights the contribution of women during the Second World War.