A WOMAN from Oxford has been nominated as a finalist in a prestigious technology award.

Joy Foster, who works at TechPixies Limited, has been listed as a finalist in the ‘2021 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards’.

The award celebrates women in the technological sector who are using technology as a force for social good, whether as part of a social enterprise, diversity and inclusion or sustainability.

Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman said: “We are thrilled to announce the 2021 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards finalists.

"From supporting front-line efforts against Covid-19, to managing systems and software that have kept the country moving, these individuals showcase the critical role that technology has played over the past year.

"The vital advancements technology is making towards saving, transforming and improving lives is more evident now than ever before, making our mission to supply a strong future pipeline of technological talent of the utmost importance.”

Sheila Flavell, chief operating officer of FDM Group comments: “These awards are a celebration of the talent, hard work and commitment shown by so many women in the technology industry.

"I’m so proud to congratulate the finalists in everything they’ve achieved so far and wish them all good luck.

"It’s no exaggeration to say that their skills, enthusiasm and energy are needed now more than ever.”