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Joy Foster is an award winning entrepreneur who helps women upskill with modern technology in order to return to work, change careers or start a business. Most recently she was recognised by Grant Thornton as one of the 100 Faces of the Vibrant Economy 2018, she was awarded Startup Director of the Year for London and the South by the Institute of Directors (May 2018). She was the only Startup female finalist in the national IoD awards (Oct 2018). Her business, TechPixies was named Women in Business Startup of the Year 2018 and Enterprise Nation Female Startup of the Year 2017. Joy and her company have recently been profiled in Forbes for raising £150,000 and Stella for breaking down barriers for women wanting to re-ignite their careers and in April 2019, TechNation has named TechPixies ‘one to watch’ in the EdTech space.

Joy Foster is an award winning entrepreneur who helps women upskill with modern technology in order to return to work, change careers or start a business. Most recently she was recognised by Grant Thornton as one of the 100 Faces of the Vibrant Economy 2018, she was awarded Startup Director of the Year for London and the South by the Institute of Directors (May 2018). She was the only Startup female finalist in the national IoD awards (Oct 2018). Her business, TechPixies was named Women in Business Startup of the Year 2018 and Enterprise Nation Female Startup of the Year 2017. Joy and her company have recently been profiled in Forbes for raising £150,000 and Stella for breaking down barriers for women wanting to re-ignite their careers and in April 2019, TechNation has named TechPixies ‘one to watch’ in the EdTech space.
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United Kingdom

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Joy Foster is an award winning entrepreneur who helps women upskill with modern technology in order to return to work, change careers or start a business. Most recently she was recognised by Grant Thornton as one of the 100 Faces of the Vibrant Economy 2018, she was awarded Startup Director of the Year for London and the South by the Institute of Directors (May 2018). She was the only Startup female finalist in the national IoD awards (Oct 2018). Her business, TechPixies was named Women in Business Startup of the Year 2018 and Enterprise Nation Female Startup of the Year 2017. Joy and her company have recently been profiled in Forbes for raising £150,000 and Stella for breaking down barriers for women wanting to re-ignite their careers and in April 2019, TechNation has named TechPixies ‘one to watch’ in the EdTech space.

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@techpixies

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English

Contact:

07788242600


Episodes

If women don’t upskill with tech, they won’t have jobs in the future

9/17/2019
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Today I want to talk about how you can get the skills you need to have a job in the future. We’ll talk about CPD accredited courses and a report from the World Economic Forum that literally spells out the jobs of the future so you have some guidance as to which direction you want to go in. Today’s episode is sponsored by our TechPixies Social Media Magic Savvy Quiz. Want to know how social media savvy you are? Take the Quiz! 🌟 www.TechPixies.com/quiz 🌟 Once you’ve filled out the quiz,...

Duration:00:18:29

How Social Media Savvy Are You?

9/10/2019
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How Social Media Savvy are you? Take our quiz and find out! 👉 https://techpixies.com/quiz/ Are you a savvy spectator or a savvy dabbler? Maybe you are a savvy star or superstar! 🌟 No matter how social media savvy you are, by taking the quiz, you’ll get a private invitation to our TechPixies Social Media Magic Popup Facebook group where we’ll be answering all your 🔥 burning questions about social media for the next 30 days! Do you know someone who might benefit from this group? 🙋‍♀️...

Duration:00:13:50

What is it like to be married to a dream chaser aka Joy Foster?

8/27/2019
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This week I’m doing something a little bit different, I’ve invited my husband along to talk about what it is like to be married to me 😮 well actually what it is like to be married to a course creator, goal getter, dream chaser (which also happens to be me!). Tim and I have been married for 10 years but what makes him a bit unique in terms of a partner on my dream building journey is the fact that he has in fact chased (and achieved) his own dreams. Tim was part of the Sydney Olympics...

Duration:00:40:12

What is so great about online learning?

8/20/2019
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3 reasons why I ❤️ online learning... In our very first episode of the SPARKLEandTHRIVE podcast/videocast, I talk about how online learning has transformed my life and TechPixies as a business over the past year. FOR YEARS, I've been surviving, not thriving. In 2019, I put a stake in the ground and I decided it was time to stop suviving and start thriving. This journey from surviving to thriving has been a long time in the works - 16 years in fact! I've tried and failed and tried again and...

Duration:00:33:37

Unconscious Bias is REAL and I just did it in front of hundreds of people

8/6/2019
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I can't believe I did it! I fight every day against ' unconscious bias' AND then when I was thinking on my feet (aka unconsciously) in last week's live, I picked 'Debbie Downer' to describe the opposite of an ungrateful person. The crazy thing is... last week's live was one of THE MOST POPULAR lives we've ever done (and it is the middle of the summer!). So not only did I live out unconscious bias on a LIVE feed but one that was seen by hundreds of people. 2 reasons this was wrong (thanks...

Duration:00:15:43

How to be a 'grateful' gal

7/30/2019
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Stop being a Debbie Downer 😔 and start being a Grateful Gal 😊 In this week’s Facebook Live, I talked about why it is important to move away from being a ‘Debbie Downer’ and more towards becoming a ‘Grateful Gal’. I had a few special guests with me which made this live extra special. Here’s what Lisa said… Lisa, our new Digital Marketing Assistant (shout out!), has been tasked with ‘listening’ and one of the profound things that she has uncovered when listening to the women who are in...

Duration:00:15:31

Have you ever compared yourself to somebody else?

7/23/2019
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Have you ever compared yourself to someone else? I have. Last weekend, I did a triathlon and I did it more or less exactly to plan. 🏆 I had a goal of 2 hours and I finished in 2 hours 2 minutes and 39 seconds (the extra 2 1/2 minutes came from choppy water and a slightly slower transition - but the point is I knew where they came from) 🏆 I did my ride exactly according to plan and had a PR in terms of speed (nearly 28 kilometers per hour!) 🏆 I did my run exactly according to plan and...

Duration:00:15:32