Erika Brodnock, MBE is an award winning entrepreneur (including Female Entrepreneur of the Year and Intel's Global Business Challenge), philanthropist, life coach, Research Fellow at King's College London, PhD and LSE, and keynote speaker.
Through her work at the intersection of technology, wellbeing and product development, Erika has built products and services in the ed-tech, parenting, and now financial markets that disrupt and spearhead a path out of outdated systems.
Educated at top UK institutions, Erika is an entrepreneurial and driven MBA with 14 years coaching, wellbeing and inclusion experience, currently researching how artificial intelligence can be used as a force for good in enabling Black women to thrive within corporate environments and democratising access to venture funding for diverse entrepreneurs. She is the author of Diversity Beyond Gender, co-author of the TRANSPARENT Framework, and Better Venture.
Erika is founder of software companies Karisma Kidz and Kinhub; a Co-Founder at Extend Ventures CIC and the Black Funding Network CIC; she sits on the advisory board to the APPG for Entreprenurship, is a Non-Executive Director of The Good Play Guide; and advisor to several startups.