Anne-Marie is the Co-Founder and CEO of Stemettes, an award-winning social enterprise working to inspire and support girls, young women and non-binary people in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths careers. You may also know Anne-Marie from the popular Channel 4 show Countdown, or have come across her new book, ‘She’s In CTRL’.
Amali is the CEO of Subak, the world’s first not-for-profit accelerator that scales climate impact through data policy and behaviour change. Prior to joining Subak, Amali was CEO of Code First: Girls – the largest provider of free coding courses for women in the UK.
Anne-Marie and Amali shared so much great mentorship in their 40 Minute Mentor episodes. In today’s STEM career feature, we’ll focus on:
➡️ Why a societal change is needed to make Tech more inclusive [01:54]
➡️ How the industry itself is a barrier [04:21]
➡️ The importance of just getting started and finding a community [08:01]
➡️ Advice for more inclusive hiring practices [10:30]
⛳ Helpful links:
➡️ Anne-Marie’s full 40 Minute Mentor episode: https://jbmc.co.uk/insights/40-minute-mentor/changing-the-face-of-stem-with-dr-anne-marie-imafidon-mbe/
➡️ Amali’s full 40 Minute Mentor episode: https://jbmc.co.uk/insights/40-minute-mentor/series-8-amali-de-alwis-subak/
➡️ More about ‘She’s In CTRL’: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/444767/shes-in-ctrl-by-imafidon-anne-marie/9781787635029
➡️ More about Stemettes: https://stemettes.org/
➡️ More about Subak: https://subak.org/
➡️ More about Code First: Girls: https://codefirstgirls.com/
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