Sojo also creates space for discussion around sustainable fashion “What I needed was a really easy and hassle-free way for me to get my clothes altered and repaired – that’s when Sojo was born.” Sojo’s mission is to give clothes a second chance to keep them out of landfill for longer. Sojo made the 2020
Accessibility Advocate and Software Engineer
Amina is a neurodivergent accessibility advocate leading and shaping conversations about what it means to be digitally inclusive. She has been recognised by a number of industry leaders across platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. She received the Rising Star award at the 2021 DevelopHER Awards and was shortlisted as one of ComputerWeekly.com’s Top 100 UK Influential Women in Tech. She is also the founder of RecipeMate – a platform tackling inaccessible food recipes, equipping disabled users with the skills and tools to cook with confidence and independence.
Cosi Care eczema relief – 2019 Creative Industries winner
Lauren Bell, 2019 Creative Industries Award winner, Cosi Care “When I entered the competition, I was a designer. Now I am an entrepreneur.” Lauren Bell, used her experiences with chronic eczema to create Cosi Care – a line of products to relieve the symptoms of eczema and other skin conditions. Designed with children in mind,
Fighting electronic waste – 2018 Tech finalist
Re-inventing the circuit board for the circular economy Tech Finalist at the 2018 awards, Jiva made it through to the finals with their key product Soluboard. Soluboard is designed to be a replacement for the plastic base of circuit boards used in all our electronics. The boards are made with natural fibres and a number