Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

Reporter , Civil Society Media from May 2011

Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.

She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.

Email her kirsty.weakley@civilsociety.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

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The age of the digital charity: helping your board adapt to the challenges of technology

Digital technology is everywhere, but its uptake among charities has been slow. Kirsty Weakley finds out what’s being done to bring the sector into the digital age.

What does digital transformation mean in the charity sector?

In 2015, the phrase “digital transformation” became popular among charities. But what does it really mean? Kirsty Weakley reports.

Who's in charge of your IT?

The role of the charity IT director is changing to meet today’s opportunities and challenges. By Kirsty Weakley.

New direction for MNDA

Kirsty Weakley reports on MNDA's new firewall and switching network, as well as the rest of this month's technology new business wins.

The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."

» Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveils new grants strategy

Safe and sound with a smartphone app

Kirsty Weakley reports on how Signposts has started using a smartphone app to protect its mobile workers, as well as the rest of this month's technology business wins.

Mobile membership at Diabetes UK

Kirsty Weakley reports on the latest IT new business wins.

Really simple first aid at the British Red Cross

Kirsty Weakley report's on a new customer-relationship management system at the British Red Cross, and other technology new business wins.

New websites for Action for Children, Care International and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Kirsty Weakley looks at how Action for Children, Care International and the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation have updgraded their websites, as well as the rest of this month's IT new business wins.

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