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Lauren Maffeo has been named in The Drum's annual 50 Under 30 list, which honours the achievements of women working in digital media. Lauren is content editor at GetApp and serves as the Europe Adviser to Women Who Tech, a nonprofit initiative organising the Women Startup Challenge Europe on 3 May in London. She is also co-chair of the Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics' Washington DC chapter.
Photographer Karen Wortley has won the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) Open Award for her fine art photo-series Solid Geometries. Held annually, the BIPP awards are regarded as one of the highest achievements which can be attained in photography. Karen’s winning images can be viewed as part of her Norfolk Open Studios exhibition, which opens in Salthouse on Saturday 27 May.
Colin Coulson-Thomas, author of more than 70 books and reports and an experienced chairman of award-winning companies, has been appointed Honorary Professor of Aston University. His previous achievements include a portfolio of professorial appointments across the world, advising corporate and public bodies to improve performance, and leading over 20 investigations into high performance organisations.
English writer and broadcaster Dr. Stephen F Kelly has been appointed Honorary Visiting Professor of History at Manchester Metropolitan University. Stephen is the author of many books, mostly on football, and has written for many newspapers and journals including The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Scotsman, Scotland On Sunday and Private Eye. He is also Honorary Visiting Professor in Journalism at the University of Chester.
Shaan Ahmed has set up a fintech startup called UOWN. The startup gives people the opportunity to own part of a house as an investment, helping them to get on the property ladder.
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Ann Carlton (BA Sociology 1964)
Y Lolfa, 192pp, £9.99, p/b
Derek Walker BSc Economics 1956
Published by Derek Walker, 176pp, £7,00, p/b
Dr Anthony R Wells (MSc Analysis, Design & Management of Information Systems 1974)
Naval Institute Press, 288pp, £27,82 h/b