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Strong showing for NHS Digital as four shortlisted for prestigious ‘Women in IT’ awards

Women in NHS Digital have been shortlisted for four different Women in IT awards from the Women in IT Global Initiative.

The nominations are as follows:

  • Sam Robinson: Business Role Model of the Year
  • Jackie Shears: Data Leader of the Year
  • Susie Day: Diversity Initiative of the Year
  • Lianne Potter: Rising Star of the Year

The Women in IT Awards are organised by business-technology magazine, Information Age, and aims to showcase the achievements and innovation of women in technology, identifying new role models and promoting further dialogue around diversity among industry influencers.

Susie Day, Delivery Manager for Citizen Health Technology at NHS Digital yesterday said:

“It’s a real honour for the Women’s Network to be shortlisted for this fantastic award at the Women in IT awards 2020.  I am very proud to see both the network and individual women across our organisation being shortlisted”.   

Lianne Potter, Graduate Trainee at NHS Digital yesterday said:

“I am incredibly honoured to be shortlisted for the Rising Star award.  Changing careers to cyber security after a decade as a non-technical project lead was nerve-wracking but this industry has enabled me to pursue my ambitions. 

“We all have a duty in this sector to ensure the environment in which we work helps people to thrive and I will keep challenging perceptions every day, to help make this a reality.”

Notes to Editors

The Women in IT shortlists can be found here: https://womeninitawards.com/shortlist-london/

NHS Digital is the national information and technology partner of the health and care system.  Our team of information analysis, technology and project management experts create, deliver and manage the crucial digital systems, services, products and standards upon which health and care professionals depend.  Our vision is to harness the power of information and technology to make health and care better.

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