Dr Sue Black, BCSWomen Founder, awarded OBE in New Year’s Honours
31 December 2015
Check this out – (one fifth of the way down the page):
“Dr Susan Elizabeth Black. Honorary senior research associate in computer science, University College London. For services to technology.” from the Guardian full list.
Sue Black OBE – so very well deserved – Founder of BCSWomen, past BCS Council member, first person to be awarded the BCS John Ivinson medal for outstanding services to the BCS, not to mention all her other activities supporting women, and having been invited to speak at the UN (twice), on womens rights, and her activities have had two references in Hansard. More recently, she founded TechMums, a social enterprise educating mums about technology.
In addition to all this, she had been a Trustee of the Bletchley Park Museum, has produced a book, “Saving Bletchley Park”, on the work of Bletchley Park, and was active in capturing on a DVD the work of women who played such a key role during the war at Bletchley Park – not to mention all her other awards.
Read more about her in the BCS ebook
There’s also an article about Sue on the BBC website