Pioneering charities sought for digital award

Nominations are open for the 2019 Digital Leaders Awards, which seeks teams and individuals from across the charity sector who are championing digital transformation.

Joe Lepper | 28th Jan 19

Nominations for charities with a strong track record of pioneering the use of digital technology are being sought for a major award.

The Digital Leaders 100 (DL100) awards are created by public vote to celebrate organisations and individuals across public, private and charity sectors who are championing digital transformation in the UK.

Among nominations being sought is for the digital charity of the year category.

Individuals and organisations can nominate themselves or others via the DL100 website. Nominations close on 1 March at 12pm.

“The Charity Sector is embracing digital transformation in response to the strong evidence of its benefits,” says DL100.

“This award is for charity or not-profit organisations who have in the last year demonstrated the transformative power of digital to themselves or services to their beneficiaries.”

Categories and judges

Other categories include digital council of the year, artificial intelligence innovation of the year and digital leader of the year.

Judges include Nominet Chief Executive Officer Russell Haworth, Ability Net Head of Digital Inclusion Robin Christopherson and The Data Lab Chief Executive Officer Gillian Docherty.

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