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<p>Edwina is globally recognised as one of the true pioneers of Big Data. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019, for Services to Data and Business<br />In 2013 Edwina launched the non-profit organisation The Female Lead, offering alternative role models to young girls and inspiring the next generation of leaders. Acclaimed as one of the Top 5 initiatives for Female Empowerment, its reach is over 5m people globally.<br />She is also an Advisor to Government. Currently serving as a Commissioner to Government’s Geo-Spatial Commission under Sir Andrew Dilnot since 2019 and as Deputy Chair of Government’s Centre for Data Ethics &amp; Innovation (CDEI), exploring the ethics of use of AI and other technology.<br />In addition to being a former Trustee of the Science Museum (2013-2018), she was a Non-Executive Director of HMRC from 2013 to 2016 focused on Data &amp; Digital Transformation, as well as Chair of the government-backed, private sector-sponsored Your Life campaign.</p>

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