Innovation and changeDigital TransformationFemale GovTech Leaders 2018 – your top three revealed

Female GovTech Leaders 2018 – your top three revealed

Here are the three women voted into the top three positions on the Female GovTech Leaders 2018 List – all based entirely on your votes

Congratulations to Susan Harrison, Alison Hughes and Amanda Taylor who have been voted into the top three positions in the Female GovTech Leaders Ranking 2018.

Our inaugural ranking spotlights influential women across the public sector who are leaders, trailblazers and transformers.

Earlier this month, we put forward a longlist of leaders to an audience vote. This week we’ve been announcing the results of the vote – listing the top 10 women voted for by our readers.

Thank you to everybody who put people forward and voted – your help has been much appreciated.

The full top 10 can be found here – and here’s more information on our top three:

  1. Amanda Taylor, Social Work Academic, University of Central Lancashire

Amanda Taylor is a technology engaged social work academic with a keen interest in embedding new technologies into teaching and learning practices with the aim of influencing the development and use of technologies in the social work practice space.

She was voted one of the top 50 in 2016 by the Higher education community through a poll ran by JISC in recognition of her innovative approach to teaching and learning.

Before and since then she has developed digital pedagogy across social work education and within the higher education teaching and learning communities.

For more information on Amanda, click here.

  1. Alison Hughes, Assistant Director ICT Strategic Partnerships, Wigan & Bolton Councils

Alison has built an exceptional network across the public sector and is a trusted advisor to many authorities on driving business change through the use of ICT and digital transformation.

Alison heads up a unique relationship on behalf of the Bolton & Wigan Partnership which was the first common, multi-tenant delivery contracts spanning four public sector organisations.

To read more about Alison, click here.

  1. Susan Harrison, Service Manager – Customer Services, Business Support, Web Team and Tourist Information and Joint Sponsor for the Digital Programme, North East Lincolnshire Council

Susan has embraced digital, service design and making change happen. She has invested in herself gaining new skills, undertaking testing development which in conjunction with her passion and drive for better user experiences and outcomes has seen a clear vision and strategy for the council.

In the backdrop of significant personal challenges and role changes Susan has taken on more responsibility for all front facing customer services. These services in a co-design approach have become ambassadorial, engaging and all about the customer experience. In partnership with ICT colleagues, digital experiences have been developed to support users and customers in North East Lincolnshire to be easy to use, slick and only asking for what we need.

To find out more about Susan, click here.

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