On this page you can revisit all of the sessions from our In conversation with series. Below you will find details about each guest speaker and the topics that they covered and a recording of the live session for you to watch back.
Our first speaker in the “In Conversation with…” series is Dr. Bo Kelestyn. She is a Senior Teaching Fellow, Director of Student Experience, and one of a few design thinking experts at the University of Warwick. She teaches on entrepreneurship and design thinking modules, works with student entrepreneurship societies, and has designed a number of interdisciplinary initiatives that helped to bring design thinking skills to students from all Faculties, including the Warwick Secret Challenge. Bo also freelances as a design thinking consultant and researcher.
Our second speaker in the “In Conversation with…” series is Paul Levy. Paul Levy is a teaching associate at Warwick Business School. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton. He is the author of several books including Digital Inferno and The Poetry of Change. Paul has been researching the impact of digital innovation on our personal and working lives for many years, focusing particularly on how we can strike balance between digital and physical interaction. He is also founder and director of award-winning Rational Madness Theatre which uses theatre and the arts to explore the digital realm.
Our third speaker in the “In Conversation with…” series is Mansi Parikh. In her quest to pursue her curiosity Mansi founded Future Tense Inc. where as a Futurist she explored the liminal spaces between the past, present, future, real and imagined. Through Future Tense Inc. she aims to combine her experience in social impact and for profit to guide organisations in institutionalising imagination and using it to build sustainable and inclusive businesses. Through constant collaboration and experimentation she aims to uncover new perspectives and deconstruct the mundane to imagine the possibilities of new tomorrows.
Our fourth speaker in the “In Conversation with…” series is Della Michelle. " I am the Founder of Love Yourself Anyway and I create and deliver life-changing emotional wellbeing and personal growth programs. ’Im passionate about working with people in a way that facilitates their inward and outward growth. My work explores Learned helplessness, Positive Psychology, Mindset, human behaviour, positive mental health, self-compassion and resilience. I am fascinated with what holds us back, whats makes us thrive and how to live a life we are inspired by"
Our fifth speaker in the “In conversation with…” series is, Alex Balderstone.
This Week in the "In Conversation with..." series we have our very own alumnus Alex Balderstone- Founder of Warwick Congress and Co-Founder of Kaiku
It's a free flowing conversation where we will be chatting with Alex about his journey as a student entrepreneur and now a full time entrepreneur running Kaiku (a UK based start-up making early stage funding smarter - using AI to improve investor leads and close deals faster) and lessons learn along the way.
Our sixth speaker in the “In conversation with…” series is, Rachel Davis.
This Week in the "In Conversation with..." series we have our very own Rachel Davis - Director of Warwick Enterprise
Our seventh speaker in the “In conversation with…” series is, Alex Wallace.
This Week in the "In Conversation with..." series we have Alex Wallace - Found of The Mintridge Foundation
Episode#8-Creative Futures Cohort 1
Our eighth episode in the “In conversation with…” series features the Creative Futures Cohort 1.