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IWF Tech Officer nominated for Tech Women 50 Awards

IWF’s Tech Officer Harriet Lester has been shortlisted for the WeAreTechWomen’s TechWomen50 Awards 2017

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The awardhonours inspirational women in the IT industry and promotes successful and influential females that help create a new generation of role models in tech.

After working as an Anti-Cheating Specialist for a games company, Harriet joined the IWF as an Internet Content Analyst in early 2014. She was promoted to Tech Research Assistant in 2014 and Tech Projects Officer in 2015.

Harriet has led a number of remarkable projects that proved to be incredibly valuable to the IWF and its work stopping child sexual abuse imagery online.

Harriet said: “I am extremely honoured to have been shortlisted for this award. WeAreTechWomen recognises the impact of female leaders in the tech industry and I feel thrilled to be part of this important event.”

The award winners will be announced on 11 December 2017.

The public vote is now open. If you would like to vote for Harriet please click here.

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