Why students should [re]consider a career in investment

Why students should [re]consider a career in investment

On Monday evening, Gabrielle, Charlotte and I gave a talk about a career in investing at Cambridge University, called ‘Investment Uncovered’. This was designed to advertise the profession to students but, more specifically, women. The three of us from different ends...
How to get a job in VC: resources curated by Diversity VC

How to get a job in VC: resources curated by Diversity VC

Over the last months since launching Diversity.VC in April 2016, the team and I have had numerous conversations about the challenges of breaking into the VC industry, particularly without a ‘traditional’ banking or consultancy background, or if in whatever way you are...
Operator, investor – A female perspective

Operator, investor – A female perspective

Here is a list of resources to help better understand (1) the underrepresentation of women and (2) the challenges faced by women in the “tech industry” or “start-up ecosystem”; both on the operating side (female founders, co-founders, female workers) and on the...
Becoming a Signal Above the Noise

Becoming a Signal Above the Noise

I’ve always taken a bit of a non-traditional path. Before starting college, I founded a media startup for independent filmmakers with a close friend. We raised a (very) small amount of money but ended up shutting the business down after a year. I remember sitting...
Diversity Champions

Diversity Champions

We’re not the only ones who are passionate about diversity. Check out some of the fantastic initiatives below, from supporting flexible jobs to women in private equity. Mentoring for women in tech – Ambitious Ladies in Tech...