Cyber security supergeek, Luciana is a Cambridge, Harvard & MA Business School grad and tech strategist. Co-founder, systems thinker, with over 4+ experience in Startups, digital marketing, web development and operational management. She’s driven by big ideas & empowering tech entrepreneurs in London, SF, Lisbon & Manchester – especially next generation ladyhackers.
Laura is CEO & Co-founder at Beffitd, an intelligent sizing tool that helps customers to shop online with confidence. Beffitd was founded in 2012 whilst Laura and her Co-founder Toby were both at Oxford University. Laura was an Entrepreneur First 2012 cohort. Befittd has continued to grow and is now comprised of a team of seven based in East London.
Sophie leads operations at Parasym Health, who provide bioelectric treatment for chronic diseases. She is also Programme Manager at Oxygen, currently focused on running a conference and mentorship programme for African Entrepreneurs in conjunction with the British Council. She joined the first ever Code First Girls cohort in 2013, and is an EF alumnus, with a degree from Cambridge University.
In 2013, Zara graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in English and no idea whatsoever that she would end up working in tech. Since then, she has played a fundamental role in Aviva’s digital transformation, organised several InsurTech hackathons, helped to set-up an insurance network on Meetup and has even launched her own marketing campaign for Aviva’s innovation activity involving 500 yellow boxes and several of London’s co-working spaces.
Phoebe Hugh is the Co-founder & CEO of Brolly, an insurance tech startup that uses artificial intelligence to advise customers through a mobile app, backed by Entrepreneur First. Prior to this she worked in insurance underwriting and product development at Aviva, the largest UK insurer, and gained qualifications with the Chartered Insurance Institute. Phoebe is also co-founder of Ambition First, a diversity & inclusion organisation that supports emerging millennial business talent. Prior to this she read Psychology at the University of Manchester.
Diana is studying MEng Mathematical Computation at UCL, and is Lead Curriculum Instructor (Front-End) at Code First Girls. Alongside being a She++ ambassador and on committee for UCLU TechSoc & Pole Fitness Society, she's recently started a dev house, a webots, working on bots (personal assistants), web apps & building startups.
My name is Charlene and I’m a 20-something year old Londoner. Over the last year I set myself the challenge of changing careers from policy and advocacy to becoming a Software Developer.
My interests include UX/UI design, ios development, digital art, print media and journalism. My background allows me to take a technical and creative angle to all of my work. I am currently working as a UX designer for Bemo, a digital agency based in Edinburgh, Scotland