Jillian Kowalchuk is an award-winning entrepreneur as the Founder & CEO of Safe & The City, using technology and data intelligence to design safety in digital and physical spaces.
She was given the Exceptional Talent in Technology by the U.K. Home Office, winner of JCI Contribution to Human rights and was listed as the Top 20 Women in Data in the U.K.
She 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.
Her own experience of being in an unsafe situation whilst walking in the city, led to the creation of Safe in the City.
We spoke about:
- The events that led to the founding of Safe & the City
- Violence against women, especially in the aftermath of Sarah Everard’s murder
- The connection between advocacy and entrepreneurship.
- Intersections between different issues
- Looking through the lens of a purpose-driven business
- How to build your community
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About Jillian & Safe & the City
ios & Android app: http://onelink.to/nmjg74
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/safeandthecity www.instagram.com/jilliankowalchuk/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillian-kowalchuk https://www.linkedin.com/company/safe&thecity
YouTube | Safe & the City
Equality by Design | Jillian Kowalchuk | TEDxSquareMile