Media coverage of RnR Organisation




About us and where we work

Supporting the use of digital technology in the third sector, Charitable Trusts West Midlands (now WM Funders Network), 16 Sept 2015

‘Build digital skills in small businesses’, [Video] BBC News, 7 June 2017

Soho Social Enterprise Network Meeting – October 2017 [Video includes Pauline representing WM Funders Network], Oct 2017

Birmingham’s Happiest Places – As Chosen By Us! [Post includes guest insert by Pauline about Impact Hub Birmingham], Bethan on Brum, 18 Jan 2018

Social Good Podcast – Founders Charities Non Profits Social Enterprises: Pauline Roche, RnR Organisation

Pauline Roche: Arden’s First Honorary Doctorate, Arden University, 7 Feb 2019


A list of great charity speakers – UK – includes Pauline under ‘Digital &/Or Tech Experts’ in ‘White People Who Do Not Identify As Male‘ section

Here are 588 women in the UK who could speak at your tech event, Charlotte Jee, 25 Jan 2019 [updated from last update 22 May 2018]

“This is just a tiny sample of the thousands of women working in tech in the UK, including startup founders, vendor executives, CIOs, security experts, developers, technologists, lawyers and academics”.  See section on ‘Academics, analysts, freelancers, trade bodies, thinktankers and non-profits’ for mention of Pauline

Mentions of us

Data 4 good, Tracey Gyateng, 2 Mar 2015

“…I spent the weekend attending my first unconference [Open Data Camp 1] (where the agenda is set on the day and everyone is invited to pitch for a session; I ‘volunteered’ for one on open data and charities thanks to Pauline Roche!”

Impact Hub Birmingham: Maker Stories 

A video clip of each of us, talking about how and why we became involved in Impact Hub Birmingham

Birmingham duo recognised as leading women in tech, Sophie Taylor, Innovation Birmingham, 24 Jan 2017

“Two female entrepreneurs based at Innovation Birmingham Campus [Pauline Roche, RnR Organisation & Faye Pressly, Vanti] have been recognised at the latest Silicon Canal and West Midlands Women of the Year awards as industry leaders in the technology sector”.

10 Inspirational women in charity digital, Kirsty Marrins, Third Sector, 20 Mar 2017

Kirsty Marrins marked International Women’s Day by highlighting the leading digital female figures in the sector”… including Pauline

Inspiring Fifty: Europe 2017

“The 50 most inspiring female influencers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and policy makers from across Europe. The best and brightest women in technology in 2017 in alphabetical order. Because they are all true role models”…includes Pauline

Everyday Superstars: Celebrating women who have a passion for technology and digital, inspiring the next generation to dream bigger

“Imaginify was a … Managing Director of a #TechForGood social Enterprise

Pauline is the managing director of a #TechForGood social enterprise. She won the West Midlands Women of the Year 2016 award for outstanding contribution to technology. She chairs the West Midlands open data forum and has 30 years cross-sector experience with tech and digital”.

Data for the community – taking a look at how data assets are being used at a local level, Giuseppe Sollazzo and Mark Braggins, Power to change, July 2017

Includes an interview with Pauline Roche & Ted Ryan, RnR Organisation (p.35)

Inspiring women are to be honoured at the inaugural English Womens Awards 2018

“…the first ever English Women’s Awards 2018… number of nominations received from the English public over the past months was overwhelming and the full list with finalists has now been compiled.

The English Women’s Awards 2018 [Midlands] aim to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs, business women, professionals, civil servants, women in uniform, charity workers and many more that help make England a  greater place…”. – includes Pauline as a finalist in category 10 Creative Industries Leader of the Year

Special feature: Birmingham social enterprise city — official launch was a night to remember, Alun Severn, BSSEC, 16th November 2018

“…official launch event to mark Birmingham’s recognition as a social enterprise city …hosted by Unity Trust Bank, which offered its brand new Brindley Place headquarters as the host venue…Taking place on Social Enterprise Day, and timed to fall within Global Entrepreneurship Week, the keynote speakers at the launch included Margaret Willis the chief executive officer of Unity Trust Bank, Claire Dove, the government’s VCSE Crown Representative, Peter Holbrook CBE, chief executive of SEUK, and Sarah Crawley, chief executive of iSE and chair of the Birmingham Social Enterprise City steering group…event showcased the social value that social enterprises can create…” – see  RnR Organisation social value 2017-2018 Infographic

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