Freedom Fibre are delighted to announce the nomination of our Customer Operations Director, Marie Danby, for the 2022 TalkTalk women in Tech, Tech for good award.
After the resounding success of the 2021 event, the TalkTalk ‘North West Women in Tech’ Awards are back in November 2022. The event is an important occasion that aims to celebrate women’s achievements and contributions to the tech sector, recognize specific women in the industry who are going above and beyond in their work, and encourage women of all ages to pursue work in STEM industries.
Upon the announcement of the 2022 award categories, Freedom Fibre’s very own Customer Operations Director, Marie Danby, received a nomination for the TalkTalk Tech for Good award, along with several other notable nominees. The Tech for Good award highlights a key business focus for Freedom Fibre, coupling with their values and the overarching mission to ensure that full-fibre connectivity is accessible to households and businesses across England’s North West, no matter how rural.
Marie came to Freedom Fibre with over 20 years of experience in the telecoms sector, bringing with her vital knowledge on service operations and a fresh perspective on delivering scale and customer support. Along with her knowledge of the telecommunications industry, Marie also brought with her a strong sense of social justice and a desire to give back to the community. Championing several social good projects within Freedom Fibre and supporting the company’s commitment to providing community focused services. As director of customer operations, Marie heads Freedom Fibre’s efforts in supporting rural and urban communities across the North West by sponsoring local events and teams, meeting with residents in build areas to personally address any questions or concerns, and donating to both local and national charities. On her nomination and what tech for good means to her, Marie stated:
“I am thrilled to have been nominated for this award, as a working mother of 2 children I am passionate about my responsibilities at home and in the workplace, I want to be a role model for my children as well as for industry. It’s important that women are recognised and celebrated for the contribution we make and whilst diversity in the workplace is changing, we still have a long way to go, and I truly believe it starts with our children from a very young age and encouraging their future careers in all sectors and roles. I am proud to say that Freedom Fibre recognise the important of having more women in tech roles and our values will continue to support focus on attracting more women into the telecoms sector”.
The whole team at Freedom Fibre wish Marie the best of luck at the upcoming North West women in tech awards ceremony in November for her well-deserved nomination.