Zoya Patel is a writer, editor and public speaker. In 2014, she founded online feminist literature and arts journal Feminartsy, after four years as Editor-In-Chief of Lip Magazine – an online magazine that aims to provide intelligent, thoughtful content to young women. She has been writing about feminist issues since the age of 15 and has had work published in multiple publications. Zoya was highly commended in the Scribe Publishing Non-Fiction Prize 2015, was the 2014 recipient of the Anne Edgeworth Young Writers’ Fellowship, and was named the 2015 ACT Young Woman of the Year.
With Feminartsy as a platform, Zoya’s goal is to raise the profile of women’s voices in the media. The site has gained her the Canberra Critics Circle award in the category of ‘Writing’, with credit to her for creating a platform for women writers. Zoya is set to release her debut book, No Country Woman, this year. Read More
Laura at La Casita de Laura is on a mission to make the Spanish learning process easy, fun, affordable and convenient for everyone. She teaches in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and has built up a fine reputation online. Read More
Daniel Beck is the CEO and Founder of Coliving.com, a website dedicated to supporting young professionals find and book community-spaces and retreats around the world.
As millennials continue to migrate to high-priced desirable areas, the demand for coliving and coworking spaces is swiftly on the rise. The Coliving.com site provides users with listings for over 40 countries and countless cities, from Bogota to Tokyo, all with easy to understand searches and map guidance. The aim of the site is to help people find a living space suitable to work, live and play.
Maria Sirotkina is a self-confessed serial entrepreneur and working mum of two. With a background in journalism and a recent Business MBA qualification, she confidently juggles multiple businesses across a number of languages.
Currently based in Gran Canaria, her company Jey STUDY specialises in finding education programmes for those wanting to study abroad. Maria’s most recent project, ReStation, focuses around the rising demand for coworking/coliving spaces, helping to fulfil the expanding needs of digital nomads and remote workers. Read More
Scott Groza is the co-founder of the Groza Learning Center, where the longtime educator remains dedicated to instilling in students a lifelong love of learning while also upholding lofty academic performance standards. The Groza Learning Center, which is located in Pacific Palisades, California, has earned widespread acclaim and recognition for routinely providing students with highly individualised academic programs designed to yield the greatest learning gains possible. Read More