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Careers inspiration for women

Gemma Milne: Creative lab technologist

Gemma Milne works as a Creative Lab Technologist at Ogilvy & Mather Group in the innovation team, Ogilvy Labs. She studied Maths at St Andrews University and has previously worked as a chef, an investment […]

Rosie Emerson: Artist

Rosie Emerson is a contemporary artist working almost exclusively in representing the female form. Her screen-prints, using unusual materials including charcoal powder, ash and sawdust shift the focus of printmaking from precision and replication, to the […]

Mar, 16 · in Art,Photography

Nina Butkovich-Budden: Hair artist and founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour

Nina Butkovich-Budden is credited with founding the UK’s first Vintage Makeup and Hair Salon in 2005-  Nina’s Hair Parlour offers authentic hairstyles from all bygone eras, whether you want an Ancient Greek up-do, pre-Raphaelite waves, […]

Mar, 14

Debbie Sterling: Inventor and CEO of GoldieBlox

Debbie Sterling is the founder and CEO of GoldieBlox. She graduated from Stanford with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Product Design. Bothered by how few women there were in her program, Debbie became obsessed […]

Mar, 13

Lauren Pears: Founder of London’s Cat Cafe

Lauren Pears shot to fame by starting a crowdfunding campaign which successfully brought the first ‘cat cafe’ to London in 2014. But Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium is more than just a cafe; it’s a home for rescued […]

Mar, 12

Rebecca Cork: Outdoor events manager

Rebecca Cork walked away from a conventional career in the charity sector in London to set up her own company, HoneyWoods Camping, inspiring, celebrating and educating people about nature. She now runs a number of […]

Mar, 10

Kim Boekbinder: Musician

New york musician Kim Boekbinder is at the forefront of the booming DIY music movement. So not only is she busy writing an infinite number of songs for her latest crowdfunded album, she also creates her […]

Mar, 10

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