About the Awards
Shortlist and Voting
Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Having worked as a fundraiser since 1988 (at Oxfam, Afghanaid and Amnesty International UK), he set up
, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers in 1994. He has trained thousands of fundraisers in using digital tools to fundraise, and advises a number of digital fundraising companies. A judge for the National Fundraising Awards for the past five years, he has been consistently voted in the 50 most influential in fundraising by the readers of Fundraising magazine. And he still thinks Twitter is a pretty neat idea.
Steve helps some of the UK’s biggest charities to trust their own people to build relationships online, and to find their own voice. He is a frequent speaker on 'rebooting' charities, an award-winning blogger, and a contributor to several reports on online fundraising. Steve advises a number of start-ups in the charity sector, and sits on the selection panel of NESTA's Innovation in Giving Fund. Two decades ago Steve managed a Blue Peter Appeal that raised more than £1m for Oxfam GB.
Director and Head of Client Services at
- global social media agency for nonprofit sector where she has worked with Action Aid UK, Prince's charities, IEC, EU Commission, but also commercial brands. An experienced social media strategist and word of mouth marketer with experience with 1000heads - first UK word of mouth agency, Sylwia previously worked for Cemex, TATA, Nokia in several regions of the world. Applying methodology of Institute of Business Ethics in London she is contributing to conferences and social media events with her insights on social nonprofits, social media ethics, kids in tech and transparency. She is also using her social media expertise to contribute to activist work of Global Voices Online, nonprofit projects like Twestival and Girl Geek Dinners in Oxford, Barcamp Transparency UK, global Technology for Transparency Network. She is the founder of Barcamp Nonprofits and Voice Tweetups aiming to build collaboration between social media and tech world with nonprofits.
Ross helps charities and social entrepreneurs with social and digital media as Head Consultant for Third Sector Lab. He is the founder of Be Good Be Social, Scotland's third sector social media gathering which has now gone global with events in Toronto and beyond and sits on Scottish Community Foundation's National Grants Committee. He is also the founder of
, a friendly place for social entrepreneurs and non-profit types to learn, debate and connect. He has blogged for the likes of The Guardian and The Sunday Mail.
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