I’ve recently published the second instalment of a 3-part blog series over at Digital Women UK. I met the visionary and dynamic Joy Francis, co-director of the organization and its sister organization, Words of Colour Productions, at a women in digital event put on by Projector, the creative business support programme of Broadway, Nottingham’s main independent cinema. We are working together on a number of projects, of which the blog series is just one.
Links to the first two blogs are below. I’ll add the third one at the end of this month.
1. The Reality of the Female Digital Entrepreneur:
…while the benefits of digital enterprise may be realised in some cases, they are not available across the board, and in many ways are part of the myths surrounding entrepreneurship in the 21st century. Read More…
2. Levelling the Digital Playing Field:
In my study of UK women digital entrepreneurs, I found strong links between their past employment sectors and the self-employment sector they chose. Therefore, because of gendered occupational labour segregation, the majority of them entered feminised sectors, which, due to gender constraints, are often lower-tech, lower-margin and limited in terms of their potential for growth. Read More…
Lastly, I’m excited to be tabling with Digital Women UK at the Women of the World (WOW) Festival at the Southbank Centre in London this Friday, 6 March 2015. They will be there all day and I will be joining them from 1-3pm in the afternoon.
WOW Marketplace, Royal Festival Hall, Level 2
Hashtags: #DWUKTalks and #WOWLDN