Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

CEO, Stemettes
Doctor of Science 2017

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Anne-Marie has always been interested in business, maths and technology.

Her rather unique set of achievements include passing two GCSEs aged ten (Mathematics & ICT), being the youngest girl ever to pass A-level computing (aged 11) and being one of the youngest to be awarded a Masters’ degree in Mathematics & Computer Science by the University of Oxford, aged 20.

She was the UK IT Industry & British Computer Society’s Young IT Professional of the Year in 2013, Red Magazine’s ‘Woman to Watch’ 2014, won a Points of Light award from the UK Prime Minister in October 2014 and was named the seventh Most Influential Woman in IT in 2017. Anne-Marie was awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to young women and STEM sectors.

Anne-Marie is co-founder of Stemettes – an award-winning social enterprise inspiring the next generation of females into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics roles via a series of events and opportunities. In four years, just under 15,000 girls across the UK, Ireland and Europe have attended Stemette experiences. As part of the initiative, Anne-Marie has also co-founded Outbox Incubator: the world’s first tech incubator for teenage girls. She sits on the boards of Durham University’s Computer Science Department, Urban Development Music Foundation and Inspirational YOU.

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