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Galvanizing Diversity and Inclusion Through Technology

I’m an award-winning inclusion strategist, a technologist with 20+ years of experience in digital transformation, a certified feminist life and career coach, a writer, and an international keynote speaker.

I help individuals, leaders, and organisations to become their own version of success combining through coaching, consulting, public speaking, and inclusion best practices.


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Become your own version of success

Stop second-guessing your decisions and depending on others for your self-worth and mental well-being.

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How to feel better

This is for you if life has thrown you a curve ball – or several – and you want to move forward again and face life in a more healthy and sustainable way.


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COVID-19 and unpaid work

Report on the effect of COVID-19 on the unpaid work of professional women based on 1,3000+ survey responses.

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How women succeed in tech

I’m writing a book about how women succeed in tech worldwide. I’ve already collected 400 responses from women in tech from 45+ countries.

Tools to enable diversity, inclusion, and equity

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Ethics and inclusion framework

Free assessment tool to help you create ethical and inclusive experiences for your customers.

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Reimagining the gender pay gap

Five myths and truths about the UK gender pay gap in tech and a blue-sky exercise to help co-create your solution.

Visualising systems of oppression

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Women, technology, and power

Systems map of the factors accounting for the low representation of women in leadership positions in tech companies.

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It’s a girl. Congratulations!?

Infographic showcasing common challenges women face through their lifetime in terms of education, health, finances, and work.

Thought leadership about the intersection of tech and DEI

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AI as recolonising tool

Learn how the Global North exploits poverty and weak laws in the South to accelerate its digital transformation. Image: Max Gruber / Better Images of AI / Clickworker Abyss / CC-BY 4.0

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The gender pain gap

How the contempt for women’s pain justifies substandard healthcare for half of the humankind. Image: High Frequency Electric Currents in Medicine and Dentistry, 1910, Public Domain Review

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Children digital exclusion

Four areas where technology fosters children’s disenfranchisement and manipulation.

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Unlocking change with design

Are you leaving it to others to design an inclusive and ethical future for you?

How can I help you?

Let’s talk and explore how I can help you. Click on the buttom below to get in touch.