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Louise Webster, Founder of The Curious Bear Club

Louise Webster, Founder of The Curious Bear Club

Louise Webster is Founder of The Curious Bear Club, a fun and interactive virtual coffee club bringing people together to learn about, discuss, and drink fantastic coffee.

Tejal Lodhia, Founder and Director of Senzill Travels Ltd

Tejal Lodhia, Founder and Director of Senzill Travels Ltd

Tejal Lodhia is the founder and director of Senzill Travels Ltd which provides unbiased and value for money travel options.

Noël Duan, Founder and CEO of Argos & Artemis

Noël Duan, Founder and CEO of Argos & Artemis

Noël Duan is founder of Argos & Artemis, the first global community and lifestyle platform designed to inform and inspire dog parents.

Ebunlomo Azeez, Founder of Oxfurnished

Ebunlomo Azeez, Founder of Oxfurnished

Ebun is the Founder of Oxfurnished, a platform to revolutionise and provide environmentally-friendly furniture options for short-term use.

Nathania Aritao, Founder of TAYO

Nathania Aritao, Founder of TAYO

Nathania Aritao is Founder of TAYO International, providing financial education and management tools made for migrant workers.

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA

Rosa Arias-Yague, Founder of EGALVIA, aims to end discrimination, making learning and work environments more inclusive.

Tami Majeed, CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte

Tami Majeed, CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte

Tami Majeed is the CEO of Nigelle de Crѐte, a new luxury skincare start up taking consumers back to nature.

Nessa Carey, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Oxford

Nessa Carey, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at University of Oxford

Nessa Carey is a Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence at Oxford University who facilitates the route to impact through scientific research.

Joy Foster, Founder of TechPixies

Joy Foster, Founder of TechPixies

Joy Foster is Founder of TechPixies, upskilling women with tech for returning to the world of work, changing careers, or starting a business.

Jessica Bruce, Founder of Run3D

Jessica Bruce, Founder of Run3D

Jessica Bruce is Founder of Run3D, who has developed a powerful and scientifically accurate way to analyse and prevent running injuries.

Ashley Cavers, Founder of The Wonky Food Co

Ashley Cavers, Founder of The Wonky Food Co

Ashley is a co-founder of The Wonky Food Company, which makes products from imperfect and surplus fruit and veg.

Ruthe Farmer, Co-Founder of Last Mile Education Fund

Ruthe Farmer, Co-Founder of Last Mile Education Fund

Ruthe Farmer built and scaled up NCWIT Aspirations in Computing, a multifaceted programme for women and girls in computer science.

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday, Founders of Independent Oxford

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday, Founders of Independent Oxford

Rosie Jacobs and Anna Munday set Independent Oxford up in 2015 and showcase the best indie businesses in Oxford.

Hema Vallabh, Co-Founder and CEO of WomEng

Hema Vallabh, Co-Founder and CEO of WomEng

Hema Vallabh is the CEO of WomEng and WomHub, assisting women in engineering and across STEM fields in order to combat gender discrimination.

Paula Skokowski, CMO at Incognia and Co-Founder of Oxford Angel Fund

Paula Skokowski, CMO at Incognia and Co-Founder of Oxford Angel Fund

Paula Skokowski is currently Chief Marketing Officer at Incognia, and a co-founder and investment manager of the Oxford Angel Fund.

Bhavini Patel, CEO and Co-founder of BeamData

Bhavini Patel, CEO and Co-founder of BeamData

Bhavini is CEO of BeamData, a civic tech venture that improves the data capacity of social enterprises and local governments.

Avery Bang, President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity

Avery Bang, President and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity

Avery Bang is Founder of Bridges to Prosperity, providing infrastructure to connect over 1.2 million rural people with education, healthcare and job opportunities.

Lauren Xie, Co-Founder of Lively Worlds

Lauren Xie, Co-Founder of Lively Worlds

Lauren Xie is co-founder of Lively Worlds, a think-and-do tank that engages in research, education in order to create a regenerative future.

Elizabeth Filippouli, CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth Filippouli, CEO of Global Thinkers Forum

Elizabeth Filippouli is CEO of Global Thinkers Forum, facilitating accountable leadership, women’s empowerment and youth development.

Carolyn Hicks, CFO of Brill Power

Carolyn Hicks, CFO of Brill Power

Carolyn Hicks is the Chief Finance and Operations Officer at Brill Power, a spin-out company from the University of Oxford specialises in limiting battery wastage by extending the life-time of lithium-ion battery packs.

Julie Macken, Founder of Neve’s Bees

Julie Macken, Founder of Neve’s Bees

Julie Macken is ‘Deputy Queen Bee’ at Neve’s Bees, a 100% natural skincare brand made from their bees’ beeswax.

Katerina Spranger, CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat

Katerina Spranger, CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat

Dr Katerina Spranger is an Oxford alumnus who is now CEO and Founder of Oxford Heartbeat, making cardiovascular surgeries safer and more accurate.

Mehak Mumtaz, Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF)

Mehak Mumtaz, Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF)

Dr Mehak Mumtaz is Co-founder and COO of Intelligent Lab on Fiber (iLoF), a platform using artificial intelligence and photonics to build a cloud-based library of diseases biomarkers and biological profiles

Sara Fernandez, CEO of Oxford Hub

Sara Fernandez, CEO of Oxford Hub

Sara Fernandez is CEO of Oxford Hub, a local charity that brings people and organisations together to make Oxford a better place.

Alice Curry, founder of Lantana Publishing

Alice Curry, founder of Lantana Publishing

Alice Curry is founder and CEO of Lantana Publishing, a company promoting diversity and inclusion in children’s literature.

Ros Deegan, CEO of OMass Therapeutics

Ros Deegan, CEO of OMass Therapeutics

Ros Deegan is the CEO of OMass Therapeutics, using biophysical technology to push drug discovery for genetic diseases and immunology

Stephanie Gnissios, cofounder of Climate Risk Services

Stephanie Gnissios, cofounder of Climate Risk Services

Stephanie Gnissios is the cofounder of Climate Risk Services, which supports its clients in responding and adapting to the physical, technological, regulatory, and social impacts of climate change

Marja Verbon, cofounder of Jump

Marja Verbon, cofounder of Jump

Marja is co-founder of Jump, an online platform and marketplace helping jobseekers find the right employment, and businesses find the ...

Ludmila Milla, founder of UJJI

Ludmila Milla, founder of UJJI

Ludmila Milla is the founder of UJJI, a platform supporting its users in actively but securely working towards their goals

Leah Spasova, Founder and CEO of LIFESEXPERTS

Leah Spasova, Founder and CEO of LIFESEXPERTS

Leah is a social psychologist and educator, specialising in sex and relationships education for adults. She is the Founder and CEO of ...

Emily (Man Ting) Kwong, Co-founder of InVent

Emily (Man Ting) Kwong, Co-founder of InVent

Emily Kwong is a biomedical engineer and a co-founder of InVent, a solution for weaning hospital patients off mechanical ventilation.

Olivia Sibony, Head Of Impact Investment at Seedtribe

Olivia Sibony, Head Of Impact Investment at Seedtribe

Liv is an award-winning entrepreneur, founder of a food-tech startup, GrubClub.

Maggie Chen, Co-founder of Girls in Charge Initiative

Maggie Chen, Co-founder of Girls in Charge Initiative

Maggie is a serial entrepreneur and a full-time Oxford student.

Olivia Munk, Founder of Part of the Night

Olivia Munk, Founder of Part of the Night

Olivia is the founder of Part of the Night, a theatre company that supports people who identify as female, trans and non-binary.

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov, CEO of Transformify

Lilia Stoyanov is Chief Executive Officer and Angel Investor at Transformify.

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

Trang Tran, COO of Archangel Imaging

Trang is currently working as the interim COO at Archangel Imaging.

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

Bethan Thomas, founder of HotTea Mama

Bethan is a tea expert, and the Founder of HotTea Mama.

Bunmi Ayeh, Co-founder of The Loop

Bunmi Ayeh, Co-founder of The Loop

Bunmi Ayeh is a University of Oxford alumna, and fashion entrepreneur.

Danae Maragouthakis, Co-founder of Pod Health

Danae Maragouthakis, Co-founder of Pod Health

Danae is a medical doctor and Co-founder of Pod Health.

Swati Kanoi, Co-founder of Wallaroo

Swati Kanoi, Co-founder of Wallaroo

Swati is co-founder of WALLAROO, a food company dedicated to challenging our idea of clean snacking.

Nix Ticehurst, Founder of Nixercise – a breath of fresh air

Nix Ticehurst, Founder of Nixercise – a breath of fresh air

Nix is the Founder of Nixercise, a refreshingly realistic approach to health, fitness and nutrition.

Elspeth Briscoe, CEO Founder Learning with Experts

Elspeth Briscoe, CEO Founder Learning with Experts

Elspeth Briscoe is the CEO and Founder of Learning with Experts.

Kate Nightingale, Founder of BackApper

Kate Nightingale, Founder of BackApper

Kate is currently working on her start-up, BackApper, a social media app designed to help solo-travellers meet others when abroad.

Cristina de Sus, Founder of Miss Frida

Cristina de Sus, Founder of Miss Frida

Cristina de Sus is the Founder of Miss Frida, a social startup.

Dr llana Wisby, CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)

Dr llana Wisby, CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC)

Ilana Wisby is the CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits, an early stage Oxford University spin-out company founded by Dr Peter Leek.

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, Co-founder of EcoSync

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, Co-founder of EcoSync

Dr Zsuzsa Mayer, is the Co-founder of EcoSync, a company which is revolutionising energy saving for large organisations.

Salma Khattab, Founder of Let’s Play Coworking

Salma Khattab, Founder of Let’s Play Coworking

Providing tech enabled child-friendly work solutions.

Tabitha Whiting, Founder of Jarfull

Tabitha Whiting, Founder of Jarfull

Tabitha Whiting is the Founder of Jarfull, helping people start making changes to reduce their personal plastic waste.

Prabh Simran Badal, Founder of Chirrup Foods

Prabh Simran Badal, Founder of Chirrup Foods

Prabh Simran Badal is the Founder of Chirrup Foods, an insect flour based cookie company.

Renee Watson, Founder of The Curiosity Box

Renee Watson, Founder of The Curiosity Box

Renee is the Founder and Head of Explosions at The Curiosity Box, the UK's first STEM subscription box.

Sarah Jordan, Co-founder of Y.O.U. Underwear

Sarah Jordan, Co-founder of Y.O.U. Underwear

Sarah Jordan is the Co-founder of Y.O.U Underwear, 100% organic cotton underwear where every purchase gives underwear to people in need.

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

Mariana Morris, Founder of Fruto

Mariana is Founder and Director of Fruto, a digital experience design studio.

Helen Wright, Founder and director of 9-2-3

Helen Wright, Founder and director of 9-2-3

Helen Wright is the Founder of 9-2-3, specialising in placing high quality professional candidates into jobs with flexible hours.

Liz Eden, Co-founder of OpenBenches.org

Liz Eden, Co-founder of OpenBenches.org

Liz Eden is the Co-founder of OpenBenches.org, a way to record and celebrate the existence of memorial benches across the world.

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo, Co-founders of Language Amigo

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo, Co-founders of Language Amigo

Macarena Hernandez and Ana Maria Ñungo are the founders of Language Amigo, connecting language ’Learners’ with native speaking ‘Amigos’.

Grace Gibbons, Founder of Bounce Video

Grace Gibbons, Founder of Bounce Video

Grace Gibbons is the founder/creative director of Bounce Video, a film and marketing company based in Oxford.

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of Oxford Space Structures

Fujia Chen, Co-founder of Oxford Space Structures

Revolutionising baby products by using space technologies.

Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Co-founder of OMass

Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Co-founder of OMass

A company studying proteins in their native folded states.

Chau-Jean Lin, Co-founder of Marulin

Chau-Jean Lin, Co-founder of Marulin

Chau-Jean Lin is the Co-founder and Director of Marulin, a London-based company that sources tea from Taiwan.

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

Georgina Atwell, Founder of Toppsta

Georgina Atwell is the Founder Toppsta, a children’s books website.

Lily and Violet Adams, Co-founders of Nerd Pirates

Lily and Violet Adams, Co-founders of Nerd Pirates

Lily and Violet Adams are twin sisters and Co-founders of Nerd Pirates, a creative agency.

Alexandra Littaye, Founder of Azure

Alexandra Littaye, Founder of Azure

Alexandra Littaye is the Founder of Azure, the first distributor of a Mexican superfood made of blue corn called 'pinole'.

Irina Fedorenko, Co-founder of the Kindness Collective

Irina Fedorenko, Co-founder of the Kindness Collective

Irina is a Weidenfeld Hoffman Trust scholar, and Co-founder of a social enterprise named Kindness Collective.

Agne Milukaite – Founder of Cycle.land

Agne Milukaite – Founder of Cycle.land

Agne Milukaite, is the Founder of cycle.land, a peer-to-peer bike sharing social marketplace.

Professor Kieran Clarke, Founder of T∆S®

Professor Kieran Clarke, Founder of T∆S®

Kieran Clarke is Professor of Physiological Biochemistry and runs T∆S®, a spinout company.

Lucy Gadkari – CEO of MooDoo

Lucy Gadkari – CEO of MooDoo

Lucy is the Co-founder of moodoo, an app that lets you know which friends are nearby and what they’re in they're in the mood to do.

Rowan Gardner, CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd

Rowan Gardner, CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd

Rowan Gardner is the CEO of Ozo Innovations Ltd (OZO), a company which develops oxidative solutions.

Jessica White, VP of Meet’n’Learn

Jessica White, VP of Meet’n’Learn

Jessica White is the VP of Meet'n'Learn, a platform for online & offline tutoring.

Ekaterina Damer, CEO of Prolific Academic

Ekaterina Damer, CEO of Prolific Academic

Ekaterina (Katia) is the CEO and co-founder of Prolific, a crowdsourcing platform for paid participant recruitment.

Dominique Piche, Co-Founder of UPROSA

Dominique Piche, Co-Founder of UPROSA

Dominique is the Co-founder and Creative Director of UPROSA, a brand that aims to bring real science into the consumer market.

Riham Satti, CEO and Co-founder of MeVitae

Riham Satti, CEO and Co-founder of MeVitae

Riham is the Co-founder and CEO of MeVitae, a cognitive recruiting system that makes intelligent and personalised hiring decisions.

Susan Burton, Founder of Classlist

Susan Burton, Founder of Classlist

Susan is the founder of Classlist, a vertical social network and platform for school parents.

Charlotte Stacey, Film Maker & Video Journalist

Charlotte Stacey, Film Maker & Video Journalist

Charlotte is a freelance film-maker, journalist and media trainer based in Oxford.

Dr Samantha Decombel, CSO and Co-founder of FitnessGenes

Dr Samantha Decombel, CSO and Co-founder of FitnessGenes

Dr Samantha Decombel is the Co-Founder and CSO of FitnessGenes Limited.

Jemma Phibbs and James Lloyd – Co-Directors of School Space

Jemma Phibbs and James Lloyd – Co-Directors of School Space

Jemma and James started School Space while running events in high school.

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