Leanne is a serial entrepreneur and visionary with a passion and commitment for making a difference and creating a lasting impression. A creative marketeer and consultant, with experience in all types of events and fundraising activities, her skill is in providing inspiring platforms to bring women together and make great things happen.
Born in London, with a first class bachelor degree in Business, Leanne has travelled extensively and worked abroad. She has spent the last 4 years in Panama, successfully setting up and running a number of her own businesses and brands, as well as providing consultancy, mentorship and support for others to do the same, both in the profit and non-profit sectors. She has also volunteered on a number of social projects in Panama and Vietnam, including UN programs and start-up initiatives. Leanne moved to Dubai in September 2013 and is already fully utilizing her skills and networking abilities to learn more about social issues in the Gulf Area, where she hopes to become an integral player in making a sustainable impact on social development in the region.
Impact Partner: Girls in Tech
‘Girls in Tech’ (GIT) is a global organization focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of influential women in technology. As women with the capacity to inspire and lead, it’s our desire to sustain an organization that focuses on the promotion, growth and success of entrepreneurial and innovative women in the technology space.
Created in February 2007, Girls in Tech is an organization founded by Adriana Gascoigne, and was born out of a need to provide a place for women to cultivate ideas around their careers and business concepts involving technology and entrepreneurship. Girls in Tech is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and has multiple chapters around the world, including North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America.
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