Colin Furze’s Favourite Projects from 2021

Colin Furze says “Coolest Projects is a powerful motivator for young people to develop skills in idea generation, project design and planning.”

See the other judges’ favourite projects from 2021

  • James Whelton’s favourite projects from 2021

    James Whelton is a coder and entrepreneur. At 16, James gained worldwide recognition for discovering a hack for the iPod Nano. In response to the lack of opportunities to learn computing at school, he co-founded CoderDojo in 2011, a global community of code clubs for young people.

    James Whelton
  • Melissa Pickering’s favourite projects from 2021

    Melissa Pickering is Head of Product at LEGO Education. She has worked in the field of interactive kids’ products for 15 years, from innovating theme parks as a Disney Imagineer to founding an edtech startup.

    Melissa Pickering
  • Fig O’Reilly’s favourite projects from 2021

    Fig O'Reilly is an Irish-American model, beauty pageant titleholder, and engineer. Fig recently made history as the first woman of colour to represent Ireland at the international Miss Universe pageant. Since getting her degree in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University, Fig has gone on to become a NASA Datanaut.

    Fig O’Reilly

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