Helen O'Donnell, chief executive, Children's University

Helen O’Donnell is the CEO and Director of Partnerships for CU Trust – the charity at the heart of the Children's University network. Helen has had and extensive career in the third sector with a particular focus on education and helping young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds access educational opportunities. Under Helen’s leadership, Children’s University has transformed its digital offer and now has an online platform for children, schools and other partners that adds huge value to a previously paper-based system of recording and reporting on children’s participation in learning opportunities beyond the classroom.


What are they talking about:

09:30: Session title Essential leadership skills in the digital age to transform and modernise your charity
  • Boost adoption of new tech for greater collaboration and communication across your organisation
  • Empowering employees to take collective ownership of digital transformation
  • Challenge and overcome uncertainty about ongoing change and development projects