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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 47] Your BHAG could change the world. The brilliant Jess Rogers coaches us in the art of creating a Big, Hairy, Audacious GoalAugust 12, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 46] Finding your purpose. The inspirational story of TechPixies’ founder Joy Foster August 05, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 45] How to design your work life and unleash your creativity with Bill Burnett July 29, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 44] How to feel the fear and do it anyway. Get started with your own podcast just like the awesome LaShelle MarlowJuly 22, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 43] How Elizabeth Rackow pivoted her business twice and kept going despite COVID-19!July 15, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 42] Rick Mulready - Get Started with Facebook AdsJuly 08, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 41] Why is it important to talk about money, innovation and GIRL power? Yinka Ewuola, co-founder of UK Black Tech sets the record straight in this incredibly moving interview.July 01, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 40] The universe knows 🪐✨what your intentions are! A conversation about women in tech and networking with Rachel Miller, founder of Bold and SavvyJune 18, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 39] Incredible, heart-wrenching interview with the amazing Jess Rogers Coach talking SMART Goals and Racism.June 12, 2020 Episode artwork BONUS: Have you ever thought about running on online coaching programme or online course?June 11, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 38] From cleaning offices at the age of 11 to running two of the most powerful networks for women in the UK, Vanessa Vallely tells her storyJune 04, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 37] TechPixies Founder Joy Foster, on finding your Ideal employer avatarMay 27, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 36] Why Values Matter - a conversation with Mike Jennings, author of VALUABLEMay 21, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 35] How do I talk about a career break on my CV and LinkedIn profile?May 14, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 34] Alternative Ageing = Positive Ageing: A conversation with Instaglam star Suzi Grant on busting the myth of AgeismMay 08, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 33] Why does recent alumni Agwuda Adekoya, recommend our Social Media Magic Programme?April 29, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 32] Alumni interview with Karin Lemke, founder of JustGiftMeApril 22, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 31] Prepare yourself for a new kind of work happiness with Samantha ClarkeApril 16, 2020 Episode artwork [Episode 30] Kate Christie on how time management equals mind managementApril 08, 2020 Episode artwork [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