“Each year, when Computer Weekly announces its list of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech, it also chooses women who’ve had a lasting career in technology and have made a lifetime contribution to the sector to add to its Hall of Fame.

The aim of each of these lists is to make great women in the sector visible as industry role models.”

BCS members was well-represented at Computer Weekly’s announcement last night of its list of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK Technology. Our congratulations go out to them all! The top 50 were chosen from a long list of more than 400 women.

Here’s the countdown:

6. Sarah Wilkinson FBCS CEO, NHS Digital

8. Sarah Burnett, chair of BCS Women, partner at Emergence Partners

12. Anne Boden FBCS, CEO, Starling Bank

24. Sharon Moore deputy chair of BCS Women, CTO for public sector, IBM UK

30. Liz Williams, CEO, FutureDotNow, Member of the BCS School Curriculum and Assessment Committee

31. Sarah Turner, MBCS, CITP, CEO and co-founder, Angel Academe

44. Rebecca George OBE FBCS, BCS President, Managing Partner Deloitte

48. Eileen Jennings-Brown MBCS head of technology, Wellcome Trust

And others we can also call ‘our own’ include:

11. Carrie Anne Philbin, who as well as being the director of education, Raspberry Pi Foundation is a CAS board member

45. Indra Joshi, director of AI, NHSX who is a former vice-chair for equality, diversity and inclusion (health executive) at the BCS.

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