The 50 most influential women in UK IT 2016
Debbie Forster is the co-CEO of Apps for Good, and has a passion for education and using technology to give young people of all backgrounds the best life chances. As co-CEO, she has inspired hundreds of students, teachers, industry experts and sponsors to engage with Apps for Good. As well as scaling rapidly under Forster’s leadership, Apps for Good is working hard to tackle diversity in Stem education. The course has achieved and maintained a gender balance of close to 50/50. More than 50% of the apps that have won at the organisation’s annual awards have been developed by all-girl or mixed teams.