Janyn is one of the core team members in TechLadies, a community-led initiative for women to connect, learn and advance in the tech industry. She co-organizes the TechLadies bootcamp, a part-time accelerated learning program designed for women, interested in joining the tech industry, to further develop their programming skills while creating products for non-profit organisations.
Having gone through a career change and seeing how fast technology is evolving in the workplace, she hopes to help others contemplating a career change and inspire others to always stay curious and continuously learn. She also enjoys mentoring on the topic of social entrepreneurship. Her day job in Empact, a social enterprise, involves capacity building for the non-profits and social enterprises through skills-based volunteering. She was previously in Tware, another social enterprise that develops smart wearables for individuals with autism and anxiety. Janyn holds a PhD in the area of cancer research and is a member of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).