On December 12, Birmingham’s world-renowned ICC was home to the West Midlands Tech Awards 2019. The event acknowledges the progress within the tech and digital industry, from pure-play digital start-ups to traditional firms using digital innovation to transform their business; a night that allows sensational talent and rising stars to shine.
Graeme Brown, Co-Host of the West Midlands Tech Awards and Editor for Coventry Live had this to say “The West Midlands has always made things that are the envy of the world and with the digital revolution ongoing, there are limitless possibilities. This is why the people who make up our digital sector – from the entrepreneurs making an idea a reality to the people working 50-hour weeks keeping the lights on – are so important.”
It is with great pleasure to announce that Natural HR’s very own, Sarah Dowzell was presented with the prestigious West Midlands Women in Tech Award 2019 for her outstanding innovation, creativity, talent and contribution to the technology sector.
Having identified a gap in the market, Sarah has seen Natural HR transform from being a hobby to a full-blown business. The HR tech company has gone from 2 to 26 employees in the space of just three years and in 2019 alone, they secured £250,000 investment to launch one of the UK’s first fully integrated payroll functions.
Sarah expressed her gleaming joy and hopes her contribution can inspire a new lease of life to the tech industry stating “I’m thrilled to have been awarded the West Midlands Woman in Tech Award 2019, my first ever award! It feels fantastic to be recognised for the achievement and hard work put into co-founding and growing Natural HR into a business which creates employment and opportunities within the West Midlands tech community.”
“We know that women are typically underrepresented within the technology industry, and I hope my award encourages other women and young girls to drive and shape the future of this everchanging technology landscape.”
The Natural HR family would like to congratulate Sarah on her fantastic achievement, and we are sure this is the first of many.
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A massive congratulations to Natural HR’s COO and Co-Founder, @sarahdowzell for winning the West Midlands Woman in Tech awards 2019! 🏆 Here’s our champion with @georgiebarrat, host of the @thegadgetshow and #WMTech19 awards! Well done, Sarah! 🥳 #HR #HRTech #womeninbusiness #womenintech #event #WMtech