Psychologist Karen Pine is fascinated by people and what makes them tick. Pine is a Professor at the Universities of Hertfordshire (Psychology) and Istanbul Bilgi (Psychology of Fashion), she writes popular books, articles and gives inspiring talks.
Sophie blogs as Franglaise Mummy; she is English, has a degree in French, is married to a Frenchman, mum to two half French/half English girls and lived in La Belle, France for 12 years. One daughter was born there and one daughter here in the UK. Sophie blogs about pregnancy, parenting and life in general in France and England.
Lucy Heath is a woman trying to master the art of multitasking. A working mother to 2 small boys, Lucy juggles a consultancy job in the housing development industry and a multi award nominated parenting and lifestyle blog capturebylucy.com. Lucy is also a product photographer and wannabe party planner!
Like many mothers, Pippa has many identities: - Mum to two kids (aged 5 and 2) - Wife to a surfing Location Manager - Mama Champion at Story of Mum (a diverse creative community for mamas) - Project Co-Director at the Cross Channel Film Lab (an Anglo-Franco film development lab that brings together screenwriters and technicians) - - Feature Film Script Editor (with editing skills once described as being 'as rare as unicorns' by Simon Beaufoy)
A former teacher and financial services worker turned Online Editor for Poize Magazine, Nigeria's first magazine for and about women entrepreneurs, Tinuke Bernard regards herself as a 'Jack of all trades'. This keen parenting and lifestyle blogger is the mother to a vivacious little girl and a huge coffee enthusiast.
Mon Alonso is a line producer of tv /film documentaries. Born in Barcelona although a Londoner at heart with an infinite curiosity about the world, she is learning to play the ukulele, loves cooking and travelling with her children.
Laura Evans Vogel is a London based blogger and part-time literacy, art and drama primary school teacher. She regularly contributes to Kingsroad.co.uk, Huffington Post and has been featured on The Robert Elms Show.
Whilst Emma was born and bred in the UK to a Swedish mother and American father, her travels have since taken her to Los Angeles where she now resides in an idyllic cottage (which harkens back to her homeland) in Venice.
Zarouhi/Zaz calls herself French-Creole, having grown up in Trinidad & Tobago, but with a French passport! London is now her home, where she married a husband who works in film, and she is a working mother of two monkeys/angels so she feels she straddle many cultures.
Claire Young is 32 old straight talking, no-nonsense business woman and new mother of 1, who is well known for reaching the final of series 4 of BBC1’s The Apprentice (2008) watched by over 11 million viewers.
Sarah Cawood is a broadcaster, blogger, mum and now mum to be again! Most recently, she's been on Heart Breakfast Shows all over the country and can seen reviewing the papers on Sky Sunrise occasionally too!
Nomita is from India but grew up in Prague, Hong-Kong, London, New York, Delhi and Mumbai. An ex-advertising girl turned full time mum and blogger, Nomita now lives in London with her husband and daughter. She is very passionate about beautiful design and writes a blog about non-mainstream style and design for kids.
Mirka was born and raised in the Czech Republic, and still had a chance to experience the old communist regime. She was just 14 when the Velvet Revolution happened and was able to start studying English which has had a massive influence on her life.
Adele Parks is a best selling novelist. In 2000 she published, Playing Away which became the best selling debut of that year. Since then she has written 12 novels in as many years, all of which became Times Top Ten bestsellers; she’s published in 25 different languages.
Christine Boothroyd owns and runs The Chambers in Leeds, the first serviced apartments in the North. The Chambers have been voted the top/number 1 Hotel in Leeds according to Trip Advisor for 3 years running – winning Travellers’ Choice 2013 for the second year running. The Chambers was also voted into the Top 20 as The Place to stay in the UK by Trip Advisor, out of 16,500 venues. It is also a hotspot for TV and film; a well known media hangout.
Maria is a Chilean raised in the US with a six year stint in the UK (she was a mum before becoming a mom!) She lives in the Washington D.C. area with her husband and two children; a four year old son and three month old daughter.
Sharmin is a PR consultant from Amsterdam working for Linden & Barbosa, an agency specialising in marketing/PR.