Carmen Paputa-Dutu – Social Innovation Challenge Programme Manager

Carmen carries out user research and outreach to ensure the challenge addresses real needs.

Carmen managed the Social Innovation Challenge redesign in 2022. The Social Innovation Challenge is centred around a different theme each year, and awards grant funding to support the development of a new social enterprise solution.

Carmen has experience supporting digital health and care innovations, focusing on human-centred design and engagement. She also brings a passion for creative resilience and environmental sustainability to the role.

Read about social enterprises supported by the Social Innovation Challenge here.