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Vitória Maurício

Making 3D printed limbs accessible for all

Young People's Award

Vitória Maurício is an anatomical artist and 3D modeller, who had just finished a Masters degree at Glasgow University when she found...

I'm Okay profile

Supporting LGTBQ teenagers with a free app

Young People’s Award 2015

Josie Baldwin, Emily Bowes, Katie Griffiths and Alexandra Hill, all aged 14, are the team behind the I’m Okay app. The girls wanted...

Beth Deer profile

Teaching accessibility and tech, despite losing her sight

Young People’s Award 2015

Beth Deer is 16 years old, and last year she went completely blind. She received a BrightSpark scholarship through youth-led charity...

Sam Heather profile

Using apps to connect people and places

Young People’s Award

At just 21, Sam Heather has already created over 20 apps, which have been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Currently a student at...

Jane and Ole profile

Helping older and vulnerable people get online

IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Jane Styles and Ole Constantine have been volunteering with Wales & West Housing for over two years, helping older and vulnerable...

Dalton Brown

From client to volunteer, supporting disabled people get back to work

IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Dalton Brown volunteers at Access to Business in Wolverhampton, supporting unemployed disabled people as they get back into work, training...

Cecil Taylor profile

Going above and beyond to support disabled people

IT Volunteer of the Year Award

Cecil Taylor is a dedicated volunteer with ITCanHelp. Visiting disabled people in their homes, day centres or residential accommodation,...

Rachael Moat

Encouraging students with complex needs interact with the world

IT Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

Rachael Moat is a musician and music teacher who volunteers once a week at Seashell Trust, a school for children with complex needs...

Apps for Good logo

Turning young tech consumers into tech creators

Digital Skills Award 2015

Apps for Good is a free education programme, working to change tech education forever; to turn young tech consumers into tech creators,...

Gransnet.com logo

Granset.com: Supporting over 50s get online

Digital Skills Award

Through free online guides, a public forum and video content, Gransnet.com is showing the over 50s that the internet connects people,...