Stepping out of my comfort zone, is definitely NOT one of my favourite past times, but like most, I know it’s inevitable for progress, change, or just getting on in life. This year, my International Women’s Day projects spanned a few months, and saw me do a few new things that scared me!
You'd be forgiven for thinking the biggest month for celebrations around women and women’s rights and issues, would be March. But October, amongst it's amazing colours, textures and of course, Halloween, there is a trend setting around celebrating women in technology and business. London, Manchester, Lancashire, Scotland and South Africa were among the locations, here's the overview of the events and topics.
I'm so chuffed to have been listed in this 111 women in the UK who could speak at your tech event list in August, but the real story is why is this list even needed. I was talking to a journalist who knew that I "did Women in Tech stuff" and remembered our Social Media for Women Conference back in 2013, here's an overview of my journey so far, and what we need to do to effect change.
The month of August has been super busy so it was great to close it off in a smart, organised, classy fashion, with a fantastic evening speaking to the brilliant people at Flock Global in London. I shared some of my history, past expeirnces of everything "getting a bit too much" and how to boost our Productivity with the right tools and processes, to get a great work/life balance. I'm one of the Founding50 members at FlockGlobal and LOVE the network and what it represents. The three founding beliefs are Collaboration, Knowle...
I was super excited to be invited to talk at Women In Tech Nottingham, and picking my geekiest favourite at the moment, I focused my interactive talk around making us as super productive as possible.
I was asked to speak at the March 2016 Digital Leaders NW Salon on my inspiring digital leader and what I thought a digital leader actually was. Here's some notes on where my passions are for Digital Leaders. What is a Digital Leader? My interpretation of digital leadership focuses very much on trying to do good things for the world with digital.
I have many conversations with people who don't understand the difference between the two audible notions, and thought it might be helpful to explain the difference in some simple terms. So what words do we use to describe what we hear? We use phrases like music, audio, noise, static, sonic, waves and frequency to explain the audio around us. Sound, being the main umbrella word to describe anything that we can hear. So let's start with the battle between Audio v Sound...
This week sees the end of my two year position as council and director at the Community Media Association. At the same time this week while in London, I randomly reconnected with the first person I started community radio with, Jacqueline Kasam.