Nominet Trust seeks Everyday Tech Heroes

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 13 July 2016 | News  48 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4 Tagged with: Awards Technology Nominet Trust seeks Everyday Tech Heroes Social tech funder Nominet Trust has launched the call for nominations for its fourth annual NT100, which seeks to find the 100 most inspiring social tech innovations from across the globe.This year, the 2016 NT100 is looking to profile people who have seen the effects of a problem in their communities and creatively deployed technology to tackle it, with the aim of inspiring more individuals to use technology to make a positive difference.Candidates for the 2016 NT100 will comprise a combination of public nominations and Nominet Trust’s own research, with people around the world invited to nominate the projects that have inspired them by visiting the NT100’s home, the Social Tech Guide, and completing a short online form.Nominations will be open until 30th September. judging partners Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief, Nominet, Oxfam and Telefonica O2 all join for a second consecutive year, alongside a number of new partners.The 2016 NT100 will be revealed in December.Vicki Hearn, director of Nominet Trust, said:“In its fourth year, the NT100 is now well established in the tech for good calendar. We continue to discover impressive examples of the world’s most innovative social uses of the internet and digital technology. Many of the most inspiring initiatives are led by individuals who have seen a problem first hand and are creatively using tech to address it.  These wonderful people are changing the world for the better and have inspired our special focus for this year.”  47 total views,  1 views today Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis4last_img read more