Martha Lane Fox

Web for Everyone Launches Campaign to Fight Internet Inequality

Freya Bromley | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

As we celebrate 25 years of the World Wide Web, the Web for Everyone coalition wants to give thousands of people the power to learn new digital skills. The aim of the partnership is to address 'internet inequality' by encouraging people from all walks of life, young and old, to not only use the Web but create it.

What Will Become of Britain's Digitally Isolated After Martha Lane Fox's Resignation?

Jeh Kazimi | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech
Jeh Kazimi

David Cameron must find a new digital champion to replace the inimitable Martha Lane Fox, one of the dotcom boom's most famous successes as founder of lastminute.com and all-round good egg.

Transparent Information: A Resource for Change

Baroness Lane Fox | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Baroness Lane Fox

Information is power - this is well-known. The publication of government information gives us the means to hold the government to account for the way it spends tax-payers' money. Likewise, the disclosure of corporate information allows the public and investors a choice as to how they interact with companies that violate human rights or degrade the environment. This recognition of the power of information is why I support the Government's efforts for transparency to be at the heart of the G8 discussions in Northern Ireland this week.

New Member Of House Of Lords In Twitter Gaffe

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Internet pioneer Martha Lane Fox was left red-faced after tweeting details of her appointment to the House of Lords. The lastminute.com co-founder ...

Martha's Story Should Inspire Us All

Liz Campbell | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Campbell

Martha, 39, looked petite and serene and but appeared to be nursing a very heavy cold. In truth, she could easily have pulled out of the event, crying off sick, but did not want to let the charity down.

Women, Boards and Disruption...

Baroness Lane Fox | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Baroness Lane Fox

I am 100% in favour of quotas for the FTSE 100 companies. While I know this is deeply unpopular with many, I think it is the only way to create scale change. I totally reject the assumption that with quotas comes sub standard women - that is patronising and sexist.

Orange Prize for Fiction: Exciting and Important Opportunities Like This Do Not Come Around Very Often....

Baroness Lane Fox | Posted 22.07.2012 | Home
Baroness Lane Fox

In 2009 I was asked to be one of the Orange Prize for Fiction judges. I loved it. Although my boyfriend groaned every time I opened another book, I revelled in it.

Martha Lane Fox To Offer £159 Computers With Free Broadband

Telegraph | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Tech

Get Online @ Home, a partnership between Microsoft, Talk Talk and Simplify Digital, aims to give millions of Britons who can't afford to get online th...

All Aboard The Entrepreneurship Express

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Sir Richard Branson has renewed his vow to help budding British entrepreneurs "create lots of jobs and lots of great companies". The Virgin magnate...