Meet the Mentees

Bea Addis

Becky Green

Corie Hawkins

Galiya Warrier

Hannah Russell

Iona Inglesby

Jenna Brown

Kathryn Richards

Kirsty Sinclair

Lauren Ingram

Marion LV

Soz Moss

Suzanne Ashman Blair

Tiffanie Chia

Van Le

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Bea Addis

Bea Addis Bea works at new technology start up, eporta as business development manager, where she joined as their first employee in January this year. Before that she spent a year on the New Entrepreneurs Foundation programme where she spent a year helping to launch a biomimetics company with one of the worlds leading natural … Continue reading Bea Addis

Van Le

Van Le Van is a scientist at heart with a background in chemistry, but has recently made the leap into communicating science digitally. She is completing an MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College London, alongside her job as a web developer at ethically-driven creative agency, Nice and Serious. Van loves a good video game … Continue reading Van Le

Lauren Ingram

Lauren Ingram Lauren Ingram has been obsessed with words and communication throughout her life, from studying linguistics through to leading campaigns for tech startups in her role at Clarity PR, the fastest growing PR agency in the UK. She writes in her spare time, also helping edit a magazine called Dodo, and during the mentoring … Continue reading Lauren Ingram

Suzanne Ashman Blair

Suzanne Ashman Blair Suzanne is co-founder at Notifyed, which allows teachers to send secure messages to students and parents. She drives the company’s vision, strategy and growth as it seeks to improve improve education outcomes through better student and parent engagement. Prior to Notifyed, Suzanne worked at Social Finance developing social investment opportunities. She supported … Continue reading Suzanne Ashman Blair

Corie Hawkins

Corie Hawkins Corie is a consultant at DMW Group with over 13 years’ experience managing IT transformation programmes throughout the US, UK and Europe. She cut her teeth as a DBA and network administrator, and moved onto technical architecture and delivery roles from there. As she’s climbed the corporate ladder, she’s noticed fewer women ahead … Continue reading Corie Hawkins

Hannah Russell

Hannah Russell Hannah is the founder of award-nominated online furniture and interiors blog, Layer, and is working to develop it into a full-scale online marketplace for vintage and design furniture. She started her career at HTC working in London, Taipei and China, moved to Berlin to work for 2 years in publishing technology before moving … Continue reading Hannah Russell

Soz Moss

Soz Moss Soz helps good ideas happen at creative agency Animl. Before this, she was at M&C Saatchi where she discovered the power of brutally simple thinking. A politics fiend at heart, she writes regularly for the Fabian Society with a special interest in gender. She wants to use the mentoring programme to better understand … Continue reading Soz Moss

Iona Inglesby

Iona Inglesby Iona is a product designer by training and wannabe scientist by no training at all. She currently consults for a biotech startup who use microchips for DNA profiling with their sights set on precision medicine. At the same time setting up her own business, Dot One – a DNA personalised product platform. Iona’s … Continue reading Iona Inglesby

Kirsty Sinclair

Kirsty Sinclair Kirsty always wanted to draw for a living and began designing services through workshops, sketching and prototyping at Snook. After Product and Service Design studies in Glasgow, the desire to further her skills took her to London to work with MxM. Now at Friday, Kirsty is growing her role to include strategy and … Continue reading Kirsty Sinclair

Jenna Brown

Jenna Brown Jenna is the Global Expansion Lead at GoCardless – the Fintech start up trying to make a new payments network for the internet. Previously, Jenna joined then-early stage start up Adzuna after a stint in the corporate sector. In the next couple of years, Jenna hopes to take her startup experience and learnings … Continue reading Jenna Brown

Galiya Warrier

Galiya Warrier Galiya is a senior consultant at Altius, a Business intelligence consultancy. She works on designing and implementing data solutions using cutting edge technologies to help her clients to use their data for commercial advantage. She has lived in Russia, Italy and Germany, and decided to stay in London and call it home for … Continue reading Galiya Warrier

Tiffanie Chia

Tiffanie Chia Tiffanie is a Psychology and Marketing graduate turned software developer. She has always been fascinated with the world of technology, finally taking the leap into software development after her internship with Google. After learning how to code, she landed a job in the prestigious software consultancy firm, ThoughtWorks, and is now excited to … Continue reading Tiffanie Chia

Kathryn Richards

Kathryn Richards Kathryn is a Software Engineer at British Airways. She landed in the New Aircraft team just in time to prepare for the arrival of the new e-Enabled B787’s and A380’s. Next stop, working as a Technical Design Lead in the IT team for IAG Cargo – working closely with colleagues and suppliers in … Continue reading Kathryn Richards

Marion LV

Marion LV Marion currently works as a Cyber Intelligence Analyst for the threat intelligence start-up Digital Shadows, and monitors, researches and analyses online threats such has cyber crime, hacktivism and data leakage for clients. Marion finds her role interesting but is starting to feel restrained by her lack of technical knowledge. Marion has decided to … Continue reading Marion LV

Becky Green

Becky Green Becky started her career in management consulting at Accenture. She spent 6 years in the Operations Practice, managing large scale transformation programmes before moving in-house at Sainsbury’s as a Programme Manager within their Operational Improvement Team. She is currently working in service development and business transformation at VC backed tech startup onefinestay. Becky … Continue reading Becky Green