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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Jillian Kowalchuk, CEO & Founder of Safe & the City, about her app, safety & violence trends happening today against women, and how to be a better ally to women. She also discusses the latest bill passed in the U.K. that deems misogyny as a hate crime, and how this change has impacted her work on the app.
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Jillian Kowalchuk, BA, MSc is an award-winning entrepreneur as the Founder & CEO of Safe & The City, technology designing safety in digital and physical spaces. She was given the Exceptional Talent in Technology by the U.K. Home Office, was listed as the Top 20 Women in Data in the U.K., sits on the Commonwealth Businesswomen Executive Team and the Department for International Trade’s Global Entrepreneurial Programme Female Founders Advisory Board.
Jillian is a TEDx speaker and business coach sharing her knowledge and experience of traveling to over 50 countries and breadth of knowledge on gender equality, tech4good, women in STEM to inspire and motivate others to take innovative action to solve meaningful problems. She holds an MSc in Public Health from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and a BA in Psychology and currently resides in London.