Name: Sharon Gardner
Job title: Naturopathic Practitioner
Time in current role: 6 years
Sharon is a naturopath, plant-based nutritionist, wellness coach and pilates teacher. Visit her website coreoflife.co.uk
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
A round-up of some of our favourite stories this week…
*Jezebel founder Anna Holmes shares some career wisdom as part of Quartz’s How We’ll Win project.
*Ann Miura-Ko, dubbed ‘The most powerful woman in start-ups’, on how a chance encounter with a Hewlett Packard CEO kickstarted her career.
*Tommy John co-founder Erin Fujimoto discusses three key business lessons she’s learned since launching the men’s underwear brand.