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Debbie Forster MBE

Debbie Forster is a recognised figure in the areas of diversity, tech, innovation and education.

She is a portfolio consultant and is co-founder and CEO for the Tech Talent Charter, an industry collective which aims to deliver greater gender diversity in the UK tech workforce. Debbie was awarded an MBE in January 2017 for “Services to Digital Technology and Tech Development” and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) named her Woman of the Year for 2016. She has been named on Computer Weekly’s list of “25 Most Influential Women in UK IT” since 2013. Most recently Computer Weekly also named her in its 50 Most Influential People in UK IT, their “definitive list of the real movers and shakers in UK IT - the CIOs, industry executives, public servants and business leaders driving the creation of a high-tech economy.”

Follow Debbie on Twitter @debbieforster.