Podcast episode 1:

Transforming local communities

 
 

Giving more disabled people the chance to go to work. Putting those who live alone in touch with their loved ones. Helping the elderly find a new purpose. How has technological change helped people cope - or even do more than they could before - in the wake of the pandemic? Eileen Burbidge and her guests share some emotional stories of human innovation at its best.

Guests

  • Helen Milner, award-winning digital inclusion expert and Group Chief Executive at social change charity Good Things Foundation
  • Professor Mark Gillan, Digital Innovation Commissioner at Belfast City Council
  • Phil Swan, Digital Director of the Combined Authority, responsible for implementing Greater Manchester’s Digital Blueprint and Digital Inclusion Agenda
 
 

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Giving more disabled people the chance to go to work. Putting those who live alone in touch with their loved ones. Helping the elderly find a new purpose. How has technological change helped people cope - or even do more than they could before - in the wake of the pandemic? Eileen Burbidge and her guests share some emotional stories of human innovation at its best.

Guests

  • Helen Milner, award-winning digital inclusion expert and Group Chief Executive at social change charity Good Things Foundation
  • Professor Mark Gillan, Digital Innovation Commissioner at Belfast City Council
  • Phil Swan, Digital Director of the Combined Authority, responsible for implementing Greater Manchester’s Digital Blueprint and Digital Inclusion Agenda
 
 

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Episode 1:

More access to more work for more people

What does Covid-driven digital change look like in local communities across the UK? How is it impacting the people who live and work in these places? And why is digital inclusion more important than ever right now? Our host Eileen Burbidge explores these questions and more.

Guests

  • Helen Milner, award-winning digital inclusion expert and Group Chief Executive at social change charity Good Things Foundation
  • Professor Mark Gillan, Digital Innovation Commissioner at Belfast City Council
  • Phil Swan, Digital Director of the Combined Authority, responsible for implementing Greater Manchester’s Digital Blueprint and Digital Inclusion Agenda

Download the transcript here.