006: Olga Shoraka – Helping women to succeed

Quote from Olga Shoraka on the Parentpreneur Accelerator Podcast

In this episode, I interview Olga Shoraka, Google Campus London Ambassador for Women@Campus community.

Previously, Olga spent 8 years in financial services in New York focusing on equities in the technology sector. She is currently a full time MBA student at London Business School.

Olga has been a long-time advocate for closing a gender achievement gap, having served in executive roles on multiple boards, and is also a parent.

I’m passionate about supporting more equal opportunities and representation in the home and at work, so I was delighted to talk to Olga about the challenges women face when setting up businesses, and how they can overcome these.

Resources mentioned in the interview:

  1. Events: General Assembly Workshops
  2. Event: User Experience Design Bootcamp
  3. Book: The Everything Store (Jeff Bezos)
  4. Book: Lean Startup (Eric Ries)
  5. Book: Lean Analytics
  6. Book: Lean UX (Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden)
  7. Event: Women @ Campus Community Breakfasts
  8. Events: Google Campus

 

About The Author

Alexis Kingsbury

Alexis is founder of the Parentpreneur Accelerator and Making Greatness Ltd. He is a serial entrepreneur, with experience creating start-ups in a variety of areas, particularly in SaaS and EdTech. He is also a lucky husband and proud dad, and now helps other 'parentpreneurs' like him to achieve their dreams of having successful businesses, making a difference in the world, and spending time with the people they love.


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