Name: Caroline Allen
Job title: Travel Writer & Author
Time in current role: 7 years
The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping centres, has announced its partnership with the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) which will give young female fashion designers an entrance point into the industry by way of a full four-year Bachelor of Design scholarship. Continue reading
During the promo run for her new film A Wrinkle in Time, director Ava DuVernay stopped by talk show The Real and shed some light on her career journey, explaining that after working on the publicist side of the film industry she decided to try her hand at working behind the camera.
In an effort to diversify the gaming industry, Facebook has launched its Women in Gaming initiative. Those interested in learning more about women who work in gaming can listen to first-hand accounts from those who’ve carved out successful careers via the #SheTalksGames page. Research reports published about games and diversity are also available.
Space at 61 is a supper club venue in Peckham, south London, used by small businesses for creative events. I caught up with the venue’s owner and director, Shona Chambers, who talked about her motivation behind opening the space, its popularity with women business owners and her experience as an entrepreneur. Continue reading