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Women in Technology featuring guest speakers Elaine Zhou and Sarah Williams-Gardener

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About the Speaker: 

Originally from Paphos, Cyprus, Marketing and Events Specialist Demetra Tofarides' studies brought her to the UK where she achieved a Masters in Events Management. Demetra worked as a production assistant following graduation, creating largescale events for clients such as Easyjet and Toyota. Now based in Mauve’s Dubai office, Demetra brings her events expertise to the marketing department and assists our Channel Partner team to develop the referral scheme.

“It’s very important to have someone to support your worker […] I don’t think I could’ve done it without [the support of Mauve].


In this episode, Demetra is joined by guest speakers Elaine Zhou – CTO at – and Sarah Williams-Gardener – CEO at Fintech Wales.

Elaine and Sarah are experts in the area of business and technology with a long history of working in this field.

With their unique perspectives on women in both the technology industry as well as the business world in general, they share their experience over the years, including the challenges they’ve faced and how they’ve overcome them to reach such senior levels in their fields.

They also reflect on their mistakes and the lessons they learned and give advice to young women in business on how they can be better prepared.