The feeling of needing to show the world we can cope with anything is one that most of us are probably familiar with. The concept of even admitting to a struggle is something most of us actively avoid; we'd rather fight on with a forced smile fixed upon our faces.
Founder and CEO of Little Riot
Newcastle-based technology entrepreneur, Joanna Montgomery launched her interaction design company, Little Riot after graduating from Dundee University with a first class degree in Digital Interaction Design. Joanna's company is developing the innovative ‘Pillow Talk’ – a product which connects couples in long distance relationships via their heartbeats.
Last week I lost my last remaining grandparent. It was an event which, although loosely manageable in its own entity, kick-started nearly a week of endless headaches. Cancelled business trips, re-arranged meetings, car accidents, delayed flights...
24/09/2013 15:43 BST
This time last year, I was announced as a finalist for a Woman of the Future Award in the Science and Technology category. As the press descended on me for interviews and quotes, I realised I was asking myself all the same questions.
12/09/2013 13:40 BST
As we trundle through June and universities across the country roll out new graduates, a fresh wave of talent, optimism and enthusiasm is unleashed into the working world. But amidst the back-patting from proud parents and the trawling of job adverts, what does it really feel like to be turfed out into the real world after university?
17/06/2013 14:30 BST
The stereotypers ignorantly believe that any female in the technology world is a geek and that any girl geek is, by default, well... really ugly. Sometimes men can't hide their surprise when I walk into a room or introduce myself.
13/11/2012 16:54 GMT
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