4 March 2021
International Women's Day
Awesome women in marketing (in Cornwall)
To Celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, I wanted to share with you some really awesome women in marketing who I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know. 💓
They’re all based in Cornwall and are working on some really cool stuff with national and international clients.
And they’re all totally badass!
These women have inspired me, encouraged me, educated me, and are just freaking amazing.
Give them a follow on social, you need their awesomeness in your life too.
When I decided to finally take the plunge and launch Kraken Marketing, Rachel was my biggest champion. We’ve collaborated on a number of projects and she is one of my favourite people to work with. She’s that perfect combination of talented, fun to work with, and she gets shit done! 👏
While I don’t think we have ever actually met in person, we’ve become friends on social media. And to be honest I’ve been a fan of hers for years and have been following her career for some time. She is freaking awesome and a total inspiration. 🙌
I’ve really loved her honestly about the challenges of running a business during lockdown whilst also tackling emergency education with her daughter. It’s freaking refreshing, and always nice to know other people are going through the same challenges! 🤣
I first met Niki when she was Head of Marketing at Verv, a multi-award-winning cleantech startup. She is really passionate about using tech to improve the world and is a really lovely person. If you ever want to grab a coffee and chat about marketing technology, Niki is your woman! ☕
I met Sara right at the start of my marketing career and she’s always offered me encouragement and support.
She knows all things design and branding and is an awesome businesswoman. Totally aspirational. 🙌
She’s won a tonne of awards and really knows her shit. A true social media expert.
Katherine is constantly empowering and encouraging women to be their badass selves in business, which is awesome. 😍
Fiona is incredibly talented and knows exactly how to write technical content that is engaging and exciting. She’s also a super lovely human who is passionate about encouraging more women and girls into tech. 👍
We met recently while working on a local project where I found out she’s also the host of #TruroHour where she champions shopping local and making the most of our wonderful river city. She knows her stuff when it comes to communication and digital strategy, and she makes an awesome Christmas wreath too. 💜
Annie is the Marketing Manager at Bluefruit Software where she promotes their embedded software skills as an outsource solution. She relocated to Cornwall a few years ago from Germany and as a watersports fan, she makes the most of being here.
Annie and I met a few years ago and I bonded over our love of marketing technology companies. 🌊
She’s a highly skilled B2B technology content specialist and I really enjoyed collaborating on content with her recently. She shares other creative outlets on social media where you can see her knitting masterpieces, culinary adventures, and even soap making. 🧶
She has laser focus and an eye for details. Her strategic approach to proofreading is freaking amazing.
She’s also hilarious and an absolute joy to work with. If you do words for a living, you totally need Lorraine in your life. ⚡
Holly and I go way back! We first met in 2014 when I hired her as my inhouse marketing assistant, and we’ve stayed in touch ever since. We share a love of the outdoors and adventure, but she’s also a badass marketer. I’ve really enjoyed collaborating with her on a PPC project recently. She’s a dream to work with. 💚
One thing I have noticed while writing this is that all these badass women are multi-hyphenates. They are business owners, managers, philanthropists, educators, mothers, and just generally freaking amazing humans.
And I’m better for knowing them. 👏
Happy International Women’s Day y’all