Sharon Moore (Deputy Chair and BCSWomen Committee member for Scotland) has just been awarded MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours. She is a wonderful role model, and so active with Women in Tech in Scotland , BCSWomen and so much more.

Official Notice: Ms Sharon Anne Moore. Industry Technical Leader for Travel and Transportation IBM UK Ltd. For services to Women in Technology Based Industries. (Edinburgh).

Read the official notice here

As IBM’s Technical Leader for Travel and Transportation IBM UK Ltd, it’s Sharon’s job to enable organisations to use technologies that allow them to make the most of interactions with people, whether customers, employees, citizens or other users. Sharon is also passionate about ensuring equal access to opportunities in IT and helps BCSWomen reach those in Scotland

Quotes from BCSWomen

Margaret Ross, MBE: “Very definitely well deserved. Many congratulations to Sharon.”

Sarah Burnett, BCSWomen Chair: “This is fantastic news. We are so very proud of our colleague Sharon. Sharon, congratulations. You’re a wonderful role model and this award will encourage all of us to do more.”

Fran Paterson: “So proud of you Sharon. Well deserved.”

Sue Black: “OMG Sharon!! Congratulations - Wonderful news!”

Gillian Arnold: “I am sure everyone on copy (and all of BCSWomen when they hear) will join me in saying that your entry in the Queen’s birthday honours list is fully deserved for the energy and commitment you bring to your work for Women in Tech in Scotland and beyond. Three cheers!!!!! Hip hip…….”

Andrea Palmer: “Wow! Congratulations Sharon it’s thoroughly deserved you do a fantastic job helping supporting and encouraging women in tech. You should be extremely proud of your achievements we’re very lucky to have on our team. So happy for you.”

Ismini Vasileiou: “Congratulations Sharon!! Well deserved!!”

Nela Brown: “Fantastic news Sharon!!! HUGE congrats, very well deserved!!! Time to celebrate!!!”

Nadia Abou: “Congratulations Sharon, very happy for you. We definitely need to all go for dinner. Well done!”

Cornelia Boldyreff: “Marvelous news and wonderful to see you and all that you do recognised. Congratulations to you!”