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From fashion to finance, technology is revolutionising every area of our lives. Meet the extraordinary women who are leading the charge. Hosted by Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of www.stemettes.org, Women Tech Charge is a series of candid, inspiring and often funny conversations with inventors, entrepreneurs and even real-life spies. These are stories of eureka moments, successes and failures, passions and ideas, which will inspire you to take charge – woman or otherwise. Women Tech Charge is a podcast from the Evening Standard. For the latest news, entertainment and more audio content visit www.standard.co.uk Ask your Google Assistant or Alexa for the news from the Evening Standard Twitter: @eveningstandard Facebook: Facebook.com/eveningstandard Instagram: @evening.standard Follow Anne Marie on twitter at @aimafidon

From fashion to finance, technology is revolutionising every area of our lives. Meet the extraordinary women who are leading the charge. Hosted by Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of www.stemettes.org, Women Tech Charge is a series of candid, inspiring and often funny conversations with inventors, entrepreneurs and even real-life spies. These are stories of eureka moments, successes and failures, passions and ideas, which will inspire you to take charge – woman or otherwise. Women Tech Charge is a podcast from the Evening Standard. For the latest news, entertainment and more audio content visit www.standard.co.uk Ask your Google Assistant or Alexa for the news from the Evening Standard Twitter: @eveningstandard Facebook: Facebook.com/eveningstandard Instagram: @evening.standard Follow Anne Marie on twitter at @aimafidon
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From fashion to finance, technology is revolutionising every area of our lives. Meet the extraordinary women who are leading the charge. Hosted by Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of www.stemettes.org, Women Tech Charge is a series of candid, inspiring and often funny conversations with inventors, entrepreneurs and even real-life spies. These are stories of eureka moments, successes and failures, passions and ideas, which will inspire you to take charge – woman or otherwise. Women Tech Charge is a podcast from the Evening Standard. For the latest news, entertainment and more audio content visit www.standard.co.uk Ask your Google Assistant or Alexa for the news from the Evening Standard Twitter: @eveningstandard Facebook: Facebook.com/eveningstandard Instagram: @evening.standard Follow Anne Marie on twitter at @aimafidon

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Episodes

Isabel Garvey, Abbey Road Studios: how creative industries will thrive in a world of artificial intelligence

4/22/2019
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When services like Napster began to shake up the music industry, EMI called on Isabel Garvey to project how their business could prepare for the digital revolution. 15 years later Isabel continues to lead the music world's future focus as the MD of world-famous Abbey Road studios, leading their incubator for digital music technologies, Abbey Road RED. In this episode Isabel and Anne-Marie discuss how digital technologies are shaping the future of music, and how developments like artificial...

Duration:00:39:20

Priya Lakhani OBE, Century Tech: learning how every brain learns

4/15/2019
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Priya Lakhani is a living example of how to use business to do a little good in the world. Her first company, Masala Masala, sold fresh Indian cooking sauces via supermarkets like Waitrose, and used the proceeds to provide a meal for a homeless person in India for every jar sold. When she discovered the overburden of workload affecting teachers in schools, and the knock-on effect for the students they teach, Priya spotted an opportunity to solve a new problem. Her company Century Tech now...

Duration:00:42:32

Manon Lagrève, Great British Bake-Off: a bakers' recipe for tech success

4/8/2019
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Fans of the Great British Bake-Off will know Manon Lagrève for her Matcha and White Chocolate biscuit selfie showstopper, and for reaching the quarter finals of the TV baking challenge. But when she's not baking, Manon is a successful technologist with a career in software implementation. In this episode, Anne-Marie catches up with Manon over a Vegan Blueberry cake to discuss how tech has changed her life and her baking - and of course to share some behind the scenes gossip about Britain's...

Duration:00:25:56

Jenny Griffiths MBE, SnapTech: where DID she get that dress?

4/1/2019
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Way back when the iPod Touch was (briefly) the cutting edge of mobile technology, Jenny Griffiths spotted an opportunity to use images to search the web. She combined this with a love of fashion to create a pioneering engine which powers searches for high street fashion giants such as ASOS, TopShop and Gap. She started out wanting to be an artist - but became a computer scientist, pioneer of machine learning and computer vision, and was awarded an MBE for her services to digital innovation...

Duration:00:44:32

Michelle Kennedy, Peanut: breaking stigma, making connections and failing forward

3/25/2019
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When Michelle Kennedy became a mother, she needed a safe place online to connect with other mums. She couldn't find it... so she built it. Her app Peanut has become an international brand, was featured on the Apple Store as App of the day, and has attracted investment from the likes of Ashton Kutcher. Her story is a masterclass in turning a problem you're passionate about into a successful startup idea, and the power of tech to bring people together. Michelle is on Twitter @shellkennedylon...

Duration:00:42:57

Louise Broni-Mensah, Shoobs.com: taking urban music global

3/18/2019
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Louise Broni-Mensah was the first black female founder accepted into Silicon Valley's Y-Combinator programme (which counts AirBnB, Dropbox and Reddit among its alumni), and is now taking her urban music party platform global. How did she do it? Her story is incredible - in this podcast she tells it in her own words. Follow Louise on Twitter: @LouiseBroni and Shoobs at @shoobsonline and www.shoobs.com Anne-Marie Imafidon is on twitter @aimafidon and Instagram @notyouraverageami For more...

Duration:00:44:06

Rikke Roselund, Borrow My Doggy: 'pawprints of happiness'

3/11/2019
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Rikke Roselund founded BorrowMyDoggy.com which connects dog owners with those who would like to help look after their pup. She's using technology to bring people together, enrich lives and spread 'pawprints of happiness'. She speaks to Anne-Marie about starting a tech business with passion, failing fast, and how tech can enhance human (and canine) relationships. Follow Rikke on Twitter: @riroselund and @BorrowMyDoggy Anne-Marie Imafidon is on twitter @aimafidon and Instagram...

Duration:00:39:00

"Beth", GCHQ: spying, security and sausage rolls

3/4/2019
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"Beth" (not her real name because she's a bona-fide spy) equips secret service agents with the tech that keeps Britain safe. She talks to Anne Marie about her role at GCHQ and the most surprising things about working in one of the world's leading intelligence agencies.

Duration:00:47:29

Coming March 4: Women Tech Charge

2/21/2019
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From fashion to finance, technology is revolutionising every area of our lives. Meet the extraordinary women who are leading the charge. Hosted by Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of www.stemettes.org, Women Tech Charge is a series of candid, inspiring and often funny conversations with inventors, entrepreneurs and even real-life spies. These are stories of eureka moments, successes and failures, passions and ideas, which will inspire you to take charge – woman or otherwise. Women Tech...

Duration:00:02:06