Finalists announced for AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017

A total of 32 finalists have been announced for the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017, the annual showcase for the amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place. 

They are the only awards to highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK that use the power of technology to improve the other people’s lives.

This is the seventh year of the awards, which are organised by national charity AbilityNet and sponsored by BT, and entry was free and open to any business, charity, individual or public body in the UK.

The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017 finalists are:

AbilityNet Accessibility Award

BT Connected Society Award

BT Young Pioneer Award

Comic Relief Tech4Good for Africa Award

Community Impact Award

Digital Health Award

Digital Skills Award

Tech Volunteer of the Year Award

Voting is now open in the Tech4Good Awards’s ‘People’s Award’, which is chosen by the general public.

You can read about each finalist and their entry on the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards website and cast your vote by sending a tweet using the correct hashtag.

Each entry has its own hashtag and voting closes at 5pm on Friday 7 July. For more details visit:

The Awards are organised by AbilityNet Head of Marketing and Communications, Mark Walker. He said: “We are thrilled to announce this excellent range of finalists for AbilityNet’s Tech4Good Awards 2017.

“Each finalist has truly used used their passion for digital technology to change the lives of other people.

“We are now looking forward to the awards ceremony on 11 July at BT Centre, London, where we will celebrate these amazing people who use digital technology to make the world a better place for other people.

“These awards celebrate their success and share their stories to inspire others, whilst recognising entrants’ hard work and creativity.

“This year we saw another large batch of high-quality entries that showcase how people are using technology for good.”

To cast your vote and to get more details about the finalists visit:

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