Dr Anne-Marie is taking part in our Virtual Diversity Panel on 6th August 2020 at 11am - more details here.
From child prodigy to MBE, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon is Head Stemette and co-founder of STEMettes, the award-winning social enterprise inspiring the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) roles via a series of prestigious events and opportunities.
One of the youngest ever to be awarded a Master’s degree in Mathematics & Computer Science by the University of Oxford, aged 20, Anne-Marie, unsurprisingly, continued to soar. In 2018 alone, she was listed among the top 50 women in tech in the world by Forbes, voted the 5th most influential woman in IT by Computer Weekly and was the recipient of the prestigious Barclays UK ‘Woman of the Year’ award.
In recognition of her influence and achievements, Anne-Marie was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to young women and STEM sectors. As of June 2017, she is now Honorary Fellow at Keble College, Oxford.
Not only a champion of getting women into STEM positions, Anne-Marie has previously worked with Goldman Sachs, Hewlett-Packard and Deutsche Bank, amassing a wealth of experience. A recognised thought-leader in the tech space, sees her speaking at numerous prestigious keynote events, such as SXSW and Founders Forum and to clients across the globe including Google, Mercedes-Benz, Lufthansa and ASOS.
Among many others, Anne-Marie’s most popular speech topics is - The Definitive Guide to Changing Your Company from the Inside Out:
What do Corporate Social Responsibility and philanthropy sponsorship look like in the 21st century? Anne-Marie discusses her 5 ways to change your company from the inside out:
i. what do these concepts look like in the 21st century?
ii. Your culture is your people
iii. Your people are your biggest asset
iv. Giving people the space to Work Out Loud and be fulfilled
v. Rewarding the right behaviour and correcting the wrong behaviour
Having held positions at Goldman Sachs, HP and Deutsche Bank she founded STEMettes, an award winning social initiatives to inspire and promote young women in STEM
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