Role models and tech …

Role models and tech …

Role models are important when it comes to shifting the needle on diversity in tech but we need to think carefully about the best way to have real impact.   Inspiring and supporting young people is extremely rewarding and if you’re keen to get involved, here are...
Welcome to my New Website

Welcome to my New Website

If you’ve been on my site before, you’re probably thinking ‘And about time!!! Rather like the builder whose own house never gets enough attention, I’ve been so focussed on TeenTech that I never made enough time to refresh the design of my own...

Goodbye to All That …

The house where I grew up, where my family has lived for 47 years is about to go on the market. It’s where my sister and I fought over a bright orange Dansette, to play our first LPs ; Cat Stevens (me) or Led Zepplin (Nicks). It’s where we swotted for our O and A...

Feeding my soul …

One of the fabulous things about heading up TeenTech is the way it brings me into contact with so many great people. Firstly, the teenagers who constantly amaze with their sharp and fresh approach. In our recent TeenTech Awards, the finalists stunned everyone at The...

What the Olympics did for me …

I’m really enjoying the Olympics – a superb success – not only for the athletes but for the people who planned, built and delivered the sites on time. The 2012 Olympics have a real resonance for me because it was standing on a Hackney rooftop  in Dec...