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    Thank you for landing on  the Guilty Mother blog.

    Jo is a tech entrepreneur and the co-owner of a global award winning mobile communications company which she has run with her brother for over twenty years.


    She is an award winning writer, sharing her views, which have been featured in The Guardian, Training Journal, Changeboard, InStyle UK magazine and on The BBC. In 2010, Jo was selected in Management Today's '35 under 35' as featured in The Sunday Times. In recent months, Jo was championed in the prestigious We Are The City 'Top 100 Women in Tech' features as well as appearing on Sky News.

    Jo is an ambassador for women and girls, supporting women who want to step up into more senior roles, which she does through a series of workshops and talks. Furthermore, she is passionate about supporting girls to have the confidence and the skills to build their future, whatever that may look like.

    In 2016, Jo started blogging about mum guilt to open up a variety of conversations around parenting, work life balance and how we instil resilience into our kids.Jo is using her voice for the power of good. Women. May we rise. May we rise higher. 

    Let's chat - hello@guiltymother.co.uk


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    May 1, 2020

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    July 9, 2019

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