The Board

The board are responsible for the core strategy and operations of DevelopHer. All volunteers, each member has different responsibilities including leading events, the mentoring and coaching programme, our communications and social media, links with partner groups and more.

Find out about our other team, the Associates here.

Mai Vo

Mai is a Product and Retail Marketing Manager for some of Google’s Hardware products in the UK. She was born in the beautiful Bavarian city of Munich, then raised in Cairo and Saigon. Previously in eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Samsung and Microsoft in London, she has also worked in Melbourne, Sydney, and Beijing. Mai … Continue reading Mai Vo

Sarah Rench

Sarah currently leads a global team to implement and deliver a cognitive virtual agent product, called Amelia, for large financial institutions, UK government, and large private and public sector companies. She is currently Co-President of Cass Women in Business society, also Executive Board Member for Cass Global Women’s Leaders Programme. She facilitates events in diversity, … Continue reading Sarah Rench

Anna Abrell

Anna is a Marketing Manager at ecommerce personalisation tech company Qubit. Anna is passionate about all things online shopping and fashion tech. Since completing an MA in Strategic Fashion Marketing at LCF, she has worked in the ecommerce sector on both the B2B and B2C side, including heading up the marketing for app commerce platform … Continue reading Anna Abrell

Emily Atkinson, Managing Director

Emily is a software engineer at Conde Nast Britain. Previously Emily worked as software engineer at the renowned online printing and design company, Coming into coding from a non-traditional path, Emily is passionate about encouraging others to learn more, regardless of experience. She was involved in the UK drive for Hour of Code, is interested in the … Continue reading Emily Atkinson, Managing Director

Sally Freeman

Sally runs Love Live Music UK specialising in Digital PR & online Social Media for Musicians & Artists. An Event Producer and creative Geek you can find Sally always representing the lives, loves and conversations of stakeholders and audience in the digital environment. Sally has contributed to the Guardian, Wired and BBC Radio 4 & … Continue reading Sally Freeman

Laura Chung

Laura Chung is an International Marketing Manager at PayPal leading the merchant lifecycle engagement & retention strategy campaigns for the Small & Medium Business across 20+ markets. Laura previously work across global corporate organisations to small start-ups, holding marketing & sales-based positions at Microsoft, comScore & Testbirds. Laura also leads the women’s UK affinity group … Continue reading Laura Chung

Louise Deason

Louise was a late starter on the tech scene, but has just completed a ComSci BSc and is now working full-time as a Program Manager at DeepMind. Previous work includes a stint at Facebook as PA to Joanna Shields, and Head of People/HR at DueDil, one of London’s hottest startups of 2013. Likes tea, whisky, … Continue reading Louise Deason

Eniko Tarkany-Szucs

Eniko is a pre-sales consultant at Sprinklr, a unicorn enterprise customer experience management tool, working as social media strategist and product specialist. Her background is in social media at GE and Edelman Digital. She’s passionate about the start-up world, understanding how businesses work, connecting people and generally curious about the technology industry. She loves live … Continue reading Eniko Tarkany-Szucs

Sophie Dermaux

Sophie has recently embarked a career change from PR to coding, having discovered her love for software development after an intensive course at Le Wagon. Previously, Sophie worked as a Senior Account Executive at the Tech PR agency Hotwire working with Consumer Tech and FinTech clients. With a love for constantly learning new things, she has spent over two … Continue reading Sophie Dermaux