women in tech

14/06/2016

Guest Lecture at University of Salford

I was invited to speak at the University of Salford Business School to the Digital Marketing and Information Systems Masters students who were tasked with developing digital technology products or apps to improve lives. I discussed my journey as an entrepreneur in the technology industry, my challenges, achievements, aspirations and inspirations in developing a fashionable, practical and technology driven product.  My goal in delivering my presentation was to inspire the students and to give them ideas on what they could […]
03/06/2016
WTF Personal Space Dress blog title Kathleen Urban Armour

WTF | Wearable Tech Fashion | The Personal Space Dress?

Do you sometimes feel that your personal space is being invaded in crowded and not so crowded places? Artist and PhD student, Kathleen McDermott based in New York, created a Personal Space Dress during her studies in Hong Kong.  Her aim was to incorporate wearable technology into her projects that instantly strikes a conversation with people and their interaction with society. The Personal Space Dress senses any object within  a ‘personal space’ range for it to automatically start expanding. The purpose is to notify the person […]
22/03/2016

Eveolution | Closing Conference | From a panel’s perspective

  After a very busy week of celebrating International Women’s Day, I was invited to sit on the panel with 3 amazing women at the Eveolution closing conference by the Business Growth Hub. It has been quite a journey since starting my wearable technology business and the Business Growth Hub has been with me from the very beginning in 2014.  The skills I have learnt through their workshops, the support I have gained through meeting other start up entrepreneurs as […]