Black Talent and Leadership in STEM shortlisted for Cambridge Independent Award

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We are delighted to announce that Black Talent and Leadership in STEM has been shortlisted for the STEM Initiative of the Year award by the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2024. Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony taking place on 16th May 2024 at Hinxton Hall at the Wellcome Genome Campus,

Paul Brackley, Editor of the Cambridge Independent and Chair of the Judging Panel, said: “Congratulations to all the nominees who made the shortlists. This year’s awards were more competitive than ever and the standard of entry was exceptionally high - an indication of the incredible work going on across the region in so many fields of science and technology.”

Olu Orugboh, Programme Director of Black Talent & Leadership in STEM, said: “Having this recognition is a huge boost to the Black Talent & Leadership in STEM movement. Huge thanks must go to the organisations who are helping to build its success including: Cambridge Wireless, Homerton Changemakers, University of Cambridge, Synergy Solutions, 10,000 Interns Foundation, Arm, Marks & Clerk, Amazon and Beko.”

Among the other organisations shortlisted in the category of ‘STEM Initiative of the Year’ are: AstraZeneca, Babraham Institute, Cambridge Science Centre, Gen Two Real Estate and the Wellcome Sanger Institute. They will be among attendees at the VIP awards ceremony at which the winners will be revealed.

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Additional information:

Black Talent & Leadership in STEM is a cross-industry initiative delivered in collaboration with Cambridge Wireless, Homerton Changemakers, University of Cambridge, 10,000 Interns Foundation and Synergy Solutions.  To find out more visit:

For media enquiries/interview requests please contact: Sophie Clarke, Senior Marketing Manager at Cambridge Wireless:

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