About Lella Violet
"I believe that no decision about my generation — the digital generation — should be made without us."
That's why Lella's passionate about ‘tech for good’ & closing the digital divide. In 2021, Lella was named the youngest EVER IBM zChampion for her efforts to demystify the tech industry by uniting thousands of young technologists globally to use technology as a catalyst to achieve social good, alongside her A-Level studies.
Awards & Accolades
Princess Diana Award Recipient - Lella has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for her social action and humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Award is given out by the charity of the same name and has the support of both her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex.
Northern Power Women: One to Watch - The Northern Power Women Awards encapsulate remarkable, innovative, determined and talented young women in the UK who work tirelessly to create a fairer and more equal community.
Lella was shortlisted in the One to Watch category, having demonstrated significant talent and promise.
Women of the Future Awards 2021: Young Star — As a Young Star finalist, Lella has been acknowledged as a high achiever aged between 16-21 who shows exceptional promise within their industry, university or school. The network was founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in 2006 to provide a platform for the remarkable female talent in the UK.
As Featured in
18/04/22 | IBM Let's Create | Lella Halloum — Helping students everywhere use technology to change the world
12/01/22 | Yorkshire Business Woman | Yorkshire's Got Talent
02/10/21 | The Times Weekend | The green energy experts of tomorrow
01/09/21 | Stemettes | Super Stemette Case Study
07/07/21 | York Press | Harrogate teen's online classes bag award from Prince Harry
02/02/21 | The Yorkshire Post | Harrogate teenager honoured with Diana Award recognising her efforts to help students in pandemic
12/11/21 | TechChannel | Meet the TechChannel Rising Stars on IBM Z