Sonya Barlow

Founder, Like Minded Females

Sonya Barlow is the founder of LMF Network CiC, a global community dedicated to reducing inequalities and providing a foundation to succeed to women and underrepresented individuals through life skills workshops, digital training, a supportive community and access to expertise for everyone.  She is also the founder of her own diversity consultancy and specialises in consulting on inclusive cultures, change management and confidence in the workplace.

Sonya is valued for her public speaking skills, which includes delivering two TEDxTalks, facilitating workshops for the likes of General Assembly and delivering key notes across European conferences.  Sonya has been recognised as a Rising Star (2017); UK Tech Business Woman of the Year Finalist (2018), Winner of Pitchfanzine (2019) and TechWomen200 finalist (2019).  She is passionate about enabling inclusive cultures, educating on life skills and empowering confidence in all to achieve personal success. Her Ted talk is now on YouTube titled “Failures come before Resilience” @sonyabarlowuk