Meet DreamBox Learning CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

Jessie Woolley-Wilson is President and CEO of DreamBox Learning, a software provider of K-8 math education that serves approximately 1.5 million students and 75,000 teachers. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, DreamBox Learning currently employs 125 people and recently closed a $10 million Series B funding round.

The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes while working in the program, adjusting the student’s learning path appropriately, tailored to each student’s unique needs. The software company pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning, heralded as a game changer” in the ed-tech sector by nationally renowned academic and technology experts. Continue reading

Meet Afroelle magazine founder Patricia Miswa

Patricia Miswa

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Afroelle magazine celebrates and empowers women of African heritage.

Founder and editor-in-chief Patricia Miswa recently celebrated the digital magazine’s fifth anniversary. Afroelle magazine has featured more than 500 stories on women in Africa and the Diaspora, providing an international platform to showcase their work.

Each issue features entrepreneurs, leaders, influencers and tastemakers who are making a difference in society, plus editorials on books, films, music, technology, business, travel, lifestyle, art, culture and more.

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Tap into free legal advice for your startup


The qLegal Clinic, located at Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law, provides free legal advice, resources and workshops for technology startups and entrepreneurs, with a commitment to diversity.

QLegal coordinator Clemence Tanzi shares that a lot of the startups and entrepreneurs using qLegal’s services are at a very early stage. Continue reading

Meet Digital Brand Architects co-founder Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson is the co-founder and COO of Digital Brand Architects. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Milan and Hong Kong, DBA is a talent management and creative social experiences agency that employs over 40 people globally.

DBA was one of the first agencies to focus solely on representing talent with a digital footprint. The company’s creative social experiences division implements marketing campaigns and social media activations through disruptive content, digital influencers and dynamic storytelling.

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson is a global digital strategist specializing in content marketing, influencer relations, media marketing strategy, viral marketing and event management, with a deep focus in the fashion, beauty, consumer and lifestyle sectors.

She is a member of The Fulbright Program PR Council and spends her free time delivering speaking engagements for keynote events, such as SXSW and Social Media Week, and mentoring young communication professionals eager to break into the industry. Continue reading