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Sparkle and Thrive

Joy Foster

Joy Foster is an award winning entrepreneur who helps women upskill with modern technology in order to return to work, change careers or start a business. Most recently she was recognised by Grant Thornton as one of the 100 Faces of the Vibrant Economy 2018, she was awarded Startup Director of the Year for London and the South by the Institute of Directors (May 2018). She was the only Startup female finalist in the national IoD awards (Oct 2018). Her business, TechPixies was named Women in Business Startup of the Year 2018 and Enterprise Nation Female Startup of the Year 2017. Joy and her company have recently been profiled in Forbes for raising £150,000 and Stella for breaking down barriers for women wanting to re-ignite their careers and in April 2019, TechNation has named TechPixies ‘one to watch’ in the EdTech space.

Recent Episodes

[Episode 29] How Bami Kuteyi pivoted her business online in just 4 daysApril 01, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 28] Don't have time? It's not about time, it's about you with Neill WilliamsMarch 25, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 27] Thriving in Freelance with expert, Dave Smyth, founder of WorknotesMarch 18, 2020 Episode artwork [BONUS] TechPixies founder, Joy Foster, on the Kat Orman Show, BBC Radio OxfordMarch 11, 2020 Episode artwork [Bonus] The 'Gossip Girl Gang' Panel share their insights on their individual business journeys.March 05, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 26] What can LinkedIn do for you? A conversation with Laura Fox, one of LinkedIn's first UK employeesMarch 04, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 25] How Nicole Burke grew her Instagram following to 83,000 in 5 yearsFebruary 26, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 24] Is Twitter still relevant?February 19, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 23] A passion for Pinterest -Interview with expert, Georgie WhiteFebruary 11, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 22] 5 Tips and Tricks to Reduce Social Media OverwhelmFebruary 05, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 21] The 5 Truths you need to know About MoneyJanuary 28, 2020 Episode artwork Bonus: Rebalance your relationship and transform your life! A conversation with Eve Rodsky, author of Fair PlayJanuary 28, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 20] The Pension Gap: Are you recklessly cautious with your money?January 23, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 19] Email is NOT DEAD, it is alive and well (and can make you money)January 14, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 18] 30+ Ways to Make a Grand in 2020January 08, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 17] What Social Media trends can you look forward to in 2020?December 17, 2019 Episode artwork [Episode 16] How to make a decision when you have multiple optionsDecember 10, 2019 Episode artwork [Episode 15] How to Create an Instagram Advent Calendar with Hannah AtkinsDecember 03, 2019 Episode artwork [Episode 14] Just do the next right thingNovember 27, 2019 Episode artwork [Episode 13] Find out what Superstar Jen Meakin spent her first paycheck on (shhhhh don't tell her husband!)November 19, 2019 Episode artwork Bonus 1: We talk about the importance of community with Ilaria, one of our beautiful Italian SuperstarsNovember 18, 2019 Episode artwork Bonus 2: Superstar Thuha Wright talks about why she added social media to her skillset and how staying focused can reduce overwhelmNovember 18, 2019 Episode artwork [Episode 12] Superstar Angela Hiscott tells us about how she used her social media skills to help a music band more than double their social media followingNovember 11, 2019 Episode artwork Bonus 2: Smart Works + TechPixies - Joy talks to Sarah Burns MBE about how she has helped 1500 women get dressed for interviews!November 08, 2019 Episode artwork Bonus 1: Smart Works + TechPixies - How to interview after a career break with Padma KnowlesNovember 06, 2019 Episode artwork