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Weʼre raising £10,000 to support The McShane Young Digital Disruptor Award

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In my mother's absence, her family and friends would like to set up an Award for young people to get the chance to realise their dreams of a future in the digital world. The aim is to encourage school children to investigate digital, the options it provides as a career choice and, most importantly, to empower them to think dynamically about the opportunities it brings to everyone’s lives.

These young minds are our next generation digital pioneers and the Award will help them to work towards creating some new and exciting digital related products, whether it be an app, game, website or technological solution. The options are endless.

Culminating in an annual competition, the most innovative teams will be able to pitch their ideas to big figures in the digital world, with the hope that there will be funds to help them realise their project, fund software for them to continue to learn and develop, or maybe even fund trips to see the digital world in action.

In addition, the Award will bring together a panel of successful, clever and hugely inspirational people to provide a mentoring programme that will run alongside the competition.

We hope to create this legacy for Nicky, enabling a future of driven, hard working and fun individuals to carry on her enthusiasm for all things digital.

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    • Anonymous


      Mar 12, 2018

      Greatings from affilinet, part of Awin


    • Michelle Anthony

      Michelle Anthony

      Mar 8, 2018

      Here's a fantastic woman. Worked hard and cared even more. The UK digital industry owes you a huge debt and is littered with people you've mentored and grown - I can't think of a better tribute.

    • Bridgit Richards

      Bridgit Richards

      Mar 3, 2018

      A great initiative, honouring Nicky. Inspiring, passionate, full of energy, and fun. Xxx


    • Margaret Kenton

      Margaret Kenton

      Feb 21, 2018

      In honour of my darling Nicola whose love and memory I will cherish for the rest of my life. I Love 💗 you Nicola. This will truly create a legacy in your honour for all things “Digital”.

    • John Quigley

      John Quigley

      Feb 12, 2018

      A very worthy cause


    • Claire Durrant

      Claire Durrant

      Feb 12, 2018

      I thought the world of Nicky, and my heart breaks for your loss Naomi, Joe and all who loved her. She spread sunshine and fun wherever she went and that legacy will always remain for all of us. Love x


    • Janet Liokalos

      Janet Liokalos

      Feb 12, 2018

      A great idea in memory of Nicky.


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