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Careers inspiration for women

Katharine Hibbert: Founder of Dot Dot Dot Property Guardians

  After starting out as a journalist, Katharine Hibbert wrote ‘FREE: Adventures on the margins of a wasteful society’, a book about her experience of living in London for free for a year. She became […]

Apr, 23 · in Business,Social,Writing

Penelope Sacorafou: Cultural entrepreneur

Penelope Sacorafou is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of guided walks company Fox & Squirrel. While reading about London’s fashion history she stumbled on the Lady’s Guide Association of the 1880s. This group offered employment opportunities […]

Rachel Chudley: Interior designer

Rachel Chudley  began her career in the arts, working in both gallery curation and art direction (past projects include the much missed Guts for Garters). It’s this experience that has given her a totally unique […]

Mar, 25

Bryony Kimmings: Performance artist

Bryony Kimmings is a performance artist, making work that provokes and excites, sometimes autobiographical, often controversial. Early works include Sex Idiot and 7 Day Drunk, while more recently Bryony has enjoyed success with shows like […]

Mar, 23

Naomi Alderman: Author, journalist and games writer

 Naomi Alderman has managed to become a successful writer in so many fields, you’re bound to have heard of her. She’s won the Orange Award for New Writers, been named Sunday Times Young Writer of […]

Mar, 20

Amber Jane Butchart: Fashion historian

In her own words, Amber Jane Butchart  ‘has had a lifelong love affair with dressing up, and is lucky enough to have turned this obsession into a career.’ Amber is a writer, broadcaster, historian and lecturer […]

Mar, 19

Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman: The Meringue Girls

Both trained chefs, Alex Hoffler and Stacey O’Gorman met working together in a Hackney restaurant and went on to bond over their love of sweet things. Not happy to simply get on board with other […]

Mar, 18

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