We recently caught up with Vicki Hearn, director of Nominet Trust, to discuss its use of innovative technology and reasons why it has been chosen as a finalist in the Digital Leaders 100 Awards.
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Annika Small, CEO of Nominet Trust, said: "This year’s NT100 list is populated by extraordinary people with inspirational stories to tell and it shows us that imagination, social conscience and technology make a potent mix to affect change.”
Nominet Trust has kicked off its global search for the digital social innovations that are making the most imaginative use of technology to address big social challenges, and is asking for nominations for its second annual NT100 list.
The Memory Box Network has launched an online community, ourbigbox.com, that aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by dementia.
Annika Small of Nominet Trust, said: “We’re proud to support a project that utilises digital technology to help young people plan and deliver their own social action projects - building skills that can be demonstrated to potential employers."
Key global tech and business industry figures are to act as mentors to the successful applicants of the £1m ‘Tech for Good’ fund led by Nominet Trust and Founders Forum for Good.
100 inspiring uses of technology to tackle the world’s biggest problems have been revealed as part of a new social enterprise initiative.
Annika Small, CEO of Nominet Trust, said: “When we launched Social Tech, Social Change we sent out a rallying call to action for UK entrepreneurs to use technology to drive significant social change. We have been overwhelmed with how the community has responded.”
UK charities have the opportunity to receive between £14,400-72,000 of funding to revamp their websites or create microsites, following a collaboration between the Nominet Trust and Raising IT.