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Beautiful Minds: Women in Medicine & Technology - SARAH SIMPSON

May 12, 2015

Sarah Simpson is a lawyer focused on technology at Taylor Vinters, London. It was while presenting at the inaugural FashTech conference in London that we happened to meet this incredible woman. Having taken a great interest in Brooke's presentation, Sarah met Brooke after the event. Since then she has become our go to person for all things legal within the creative and technology realms. Always professional and open minded, she has become an invaluable member of the team and we were overjoyed when she agreed to not only star in a photo shoot at the Taylor Vinters office at Tower 42, but also agreed to be interviewed for our blog. We met up with Sarah at Tower 42 in London for... Continue Reading →

Maths, Knitting & Feminism

March 12, 2015

Knitting is an ancient art traditionally practiced by women. It is a difficult craft and many around the world are reclaiming the pastime, refuting its dowdy reputation and bringing it into the modern age. Knitting circles are popping up across the globe -- the most popular organisation being "Stitch N Bitch" which currently has over 1,300 groups from its birthplace in New York City all the way to countries such as Israel and Thailand. Founded by New York Times Best Selling American author, publisher and feminist commentator Debbie Stoller, Stitch N Bitch is at the forefront of the renaissance knitting is experiencing and presents the idea that not only is knitting well suited to the fractured nature of the modern... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Minds: Women in Medicine & Technology - CYNTHIA LAM

March 06, 2015

"I am always fascinated by the how scientists put imaginations into practice to change the world." -- Cynthia Lam 17 year old scientist Cynthia Lam became a finalist in 2014's Google Science Fair with her device H2Pro. Concerned with the innumerable amount of people worldwide that lack access to clean water and electricity, Lam set out to answer this issue in an economical and sustainable manner. Her passion for science led her to begin independent research on Titania Photocatalysis in 2013 where she investigated the optimum conditions for photocatalytic hydrogen production. Her work won the Major Bursary in Victoria's Science Talent Search and pushed her to take her findings one step further by creating a device that utilised the information... Continue Reading →

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