27/11/2017

Exceptionally Talented Woman in Digital Tech | Canadian Kayla Herbert | #TechNationVisa

It is refreshing to meet other #TechNationVisa recipients who don’t have a “tech” background but rather a business or digital background.  What’s more refreshing is that it is a woman who decided to base herself in Leeds, the North of the UK. This is because only ⅓ of applicants for the Tech Nation Visa are female and it is inspiring to know that Kayla Herbert not only applied for but she successfully received her Exceptional Talent Visa. Originally from Canada, Kayla […]
22/11/2017

Exceptionally Talented Software Architect from India | Anurag Jain | #TechNationVisa

With 20% of #TechNationVisa applicants coming from India and 28% of applicants are software engineers, Anurag Jain was on a UK Tier 2 General visa before deciding to make the switch to the Exceptional Talent Visa. So when Anurag, Software Architect and Entrepreneur received the great news that he had been endorsed by Tech City and received his visa shortly after, he was very excited that he could work independently in the UK. This is because while Anurag was working […]
09/08/2017

Exceptionally Talented Woman in Digital Tech Susan Fowler | #TechNationVisa

After starting my blogs on how I received my UK Tech Nation Exceptional Talent Visa, I have been inspired by helping people around the world wanting to also make the move to the UK.  I have also bumped into people in the UK who recognise me through my blogs.  It is a surreal experience when I am recognised but it also warms my heart when we form an instant connection because we have been through one of the most stressful […]
03/11/2016

Wearable Tech Workshops with FDisrupters Liverpool

After securing funding from Awesome Liverpool we were able to deliver our wearable tech halloween workshops to FDisrupter girls aged 14-18 in Liverpool. The location was at Launch22, a fantastic incubator space for start ups and early entrepreneurs space to grow. Rachael Yeung and I started the workshop by providing the girls with an overview of the wearable tech fashion industry and showed them how wearable tech can be used to create something that is fashionable and FUNctional. The girls […]