Emma Mulqueeny

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Emma Mulqueeny
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Mulqueeny speaking at Wikimania 2014 at the Barbican Centre, London
Born Emma Elizabeth Mulqueeny
(1971-07-12) 12 July 1971 (age 47)[1]
Sidcup, Kent, England
Residence Guildford
Nationality British
Other names hubmum
Known for
Website mulqueeny.wordpress.com

Emma Elizabeth Mulqueeny OBE (née Knight; born 12 July 1971) is the founder and chief executive officer of Young Rewired State and Rewired State.[1][3][4][5][6] She is a Commissioner for the Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy and a Google Fellow.[7][8][9]

She is the daughter of Kenneth G Knight and Sara Nicholls (née McArtney), and was educated at the University of Surrey.

Awards and honours[edit]

Mulqueeny was included in the 166th annual edition of Who’s Who, and was voted onto the Wired 100 list, Tech City 100 and BIMA Hot 10. She was voted one of the top ten women in technology by The Guardian and was named in the top ten Tech Heroes for Good by NESTA.[6][10]

She was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to technology and education.[11]


  1. ^ a b MULQUEENY, Emma Elizabeth. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2014 (online edition via Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.  closed access publication – behind paywall (subscription required)
  2. ^ Year 8 is too late mulqueeny.wordpress.com 2011-08-10
  3. ^ "Blog Entries by Emma Mulqueeny". Huffington Post. 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  4. ^ "Emma Mulqueeny". Nesta. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  5. ^ "Emma Mulqueeny columns". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  6. ^ a b "The Team". Rewired State. 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-08-16. Retrieved 2014-08-19. 
  7. ^ Emma Mulqueeny, Young Rewired State at Wikimania 2014 in London
  8. ^ Computer Science, Math, and ICT—Where Does Programming Fit?: Emma Mulqueeny on YouTube
  9. ^ Emma Mulqueeny - Founder of Young Rewired State - The YRS story #yrs2013 on YouTube
  10. ^ Emma is the founder of Rewired State and Young Rewired State: Coding a better country.
  11. ^ "No. 61608". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2016. p. B13. 

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