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.
As you may already have gathered, I am a Horror Film Nerd! I use Nerd rather than Geek, as I think I'm a tad over-obsessed, if there is such a thing. I've been thinking for a good few years about publishing my top 5, or 10, horror films, but it's proven very hard! So instead, for this Halloween, I thought I'd just focus on new watches. It worked out I had the night off this year, and it was time to re-fresh a personal tradition of mine from my youth - horror film binging!
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...
The idea is every day, for the 30 days of September, you make sure you do something for YOU, and if possible share that with the world with the hashtag #SelfCareSeptember Here's my overview of the month.
Earlier on this month polling commissioned by Electoral Reform Society, said only 16% of voters felt well informed on the issues of the EU referendum. Here's why I'm hoping this rises!
Since a young age, I haven't cared what people look like, and it's like I've always had blinkers on for what people wear. Starting my own business, I realised I needed help!