Isabel Scavetta

Isabel is determined to prove that women from non-tech backgrounds can break into industry, and is recognised for her extensive social action work for gender diversity and digital education.

She has had several notable volunteering achievements, including a Fellowship at Code First Girls, where she is teaching 20+ women to code, an advisory role for Microsoft’s TechHer Student community for 500+ women, and being featured on BBC News for her work as a Technology Partnerships Specialist at social enterprise ClassOf2020.

She has led teams of promising female students and professionals on hackathons aimed at social good, with her team being finalists for the Vodafone Diversity Hackathon with their project promoting diversity in the workplace. She has previous experience at various strategy and finance firms, led social action projects for 150+ youth in her local community, and holds a First Class degree in Spanish & Politics from UCL. She writes about her challenges and reflections on her blog Her Business Now to offer open access to her journey and inspire others.