Lunch and Learn events: Enterprising Women Podcasts
A series of talks by enterprising and successful women working in STEM
Tara Sabre Collier is a social entrepreneur in residence for the Skoll Centre at Said Business School, Oxford University, as well the co-founder of Affiniti VC, an international network to back under-represented founders. Tara took us on the journey of her career so far, sharing the many ways she has helped to catalyse entrepreneurship. If you are interested or curious about social entrepreneurship, then please do watch the podcast - link below.
Both speakers shared their journey from undergraduates through to becoming entrepreneurial researchers covering their successes, challenges and vision for the future, including what they hope to do with their entrepreneurial activities.
Find out how Prof Angela Russell combines the worlds of business and research through Oxtem, a company she co-founded, and still find time for family life. Prof Angela Russell embodies being an enterprising academic: she holds a professorial appointment which spans different departments and divisions, and combines the worlds of business and research through Oxstem, the company which she co-founded. Find out how she has navigated these different elements to achieve win: wins and still find time for family life
Dr Martine Abboud talks about her scientific journey as a first-generation graduate, how to maintain life-work balance and the various enterprise-related opportunities a science researcher can access in Oxford. Dr Martine Abboud is a passionate advocate of being an enterprising researcher and as one of the 2019 Forbes European ’30 under 30 to watch’ she can attest to the challenges of maintaining a life-work balance. Over an MPLS Enterprising Women: Lunch and Learn session she shared her scientific journey as a first-generation graduate and her experiences of the various enterprise-related opportunities that science researchers can access in Oxford, including her participation in the RisingWISE programme, jointly run between Oxford and Cambridge.