Mariella Frostrup to present Technology4Good Awards
The winners of the prestigious Technology4Good Awards - sponsored for the second year running by BATA - will be announced on July 10 by TV presenter Mariella Frostrup.
The Awards celebrate the hard work of people of all ages who use the power of computers and the Internet to make the world a better place.
They were created by AbilityNet, working with BT and a range of commercial and not-for-profit partners and sponsors.
Finalists in seven categories of the awards will be invited to a networking event at the BT Tower on May 21.
Awards will be made in the following categories:
- Accessibility Award
Software, hardware or other digital innovation that transforms the lives of disabled people.
- BT Ingenious Award
The judges are looking for smart ideas that make a real difference by connecting people anywhere in the world.
- Community Impact Award
Charities, businesses or individuals using digital technology to transform their community.
- Digital Skills Award
Innovative ways of helping people of any age to acquire the skills they need for the digital age.
- Digital Health Award
Using computers, the internet and other digital technologies to deliver health and well-being to individuals or communities.
- IT Volunteer of the Year Award
Celebrating individuals who use their digital skills to make a difference to the lives of others.
- Young People’s Award
Aimed at young people under 23 who are using technology to make a difference to the lives of others.