Dr Sue Black is an award-winning Computer Scientist, Technology Evangelist and Digital Skills Expert.
Recently named in the list of ‘Top 50 women in Tech in Europe‘, and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lovie Awards 2018, Sue is one of the UK’s leading tech personalities.
An award-winning computer scientist, radical thinker, and social entrepreneur Sue is recognised for founding the high profile campaign to save Bletchley Park, capitalising upon social media as a fitting continuation of Bletchley’s technological legacy.
Sue’s book ‘Saving Bletchley Park‘ can be purchased via Unbound Books
Professor Sue Black was awarded an OBE for ‘Services to Technology‘ in the 2016 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.
She is Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist in the Department of Computer Science at Durham University, a UK government advisor, thought leader, Trustee at Comic Relief, social entrepreneur, writer and public speaker.
Sue is a passionate advocate for women in tech and has spent the last 20 years campaigning for more recognition and support for women in computing. This led to her founding #techmums, a social enterprise which empowers mums and their families through technology.
Sue is also an academic with 20+ years’ experience with over 40 publications and a PhD in software engineering to her name.
Recently Sue was interviewed by Kirsty Young on Desert Island Discs covering all things tech and how to “be your best self on social media” and appeared as a guest panellist in the special edition of Woman’s Hour recorded live at the British Science Festival in Brighton.
Technology Keynote Speaker
As a keynote speaker, Sue Black discusses the power of technology and education to change our lives, our world and our future through digital skills, social media and general tech-savviness.
- Social Media
- Women in Business