MEET THE MENTORS

From bestselling authors to editors at the top of their game, our mentors from across the writing and content creation industry will be offering their guidance, support and resources to our cohort over the course of 4 months.

Aude Konan

Writer of My little sister (Ma petite soeur). Winner of numerous children's writing competitions. award-winning writer, writing scripts and articles for Complex UK, Okay Africa and The Guardian. Leads creative and diversity workshops in the UK and Europe.

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Anne-Laure Le Cunff

Founder at the Ness Labs. Work has been feature in WIRED, Forbes and more. 

Jessica Noah Morgan

 NCTJ-accredited journalist, writer, editor, broadcaster, speaker and brand consultant.

Nicholas Cole

Writer and author achieving 100 million writing views. Founder and CEO of Digital Press.

Nancy Adimora

Talent and Audience Development Manager at HarperCollins. Founding Editor of AFREADA.

Dickie Bush

Building ship30for30, writer, macro investor.

Sophia Thakur

Sam Conniff

Award winning poet and author of global #1 bestseller. She has shared her stories on the TEDx stage, Glastonbury, MTV, Google, Facebook and over 50 universities across the world. 

Multi-award winning serial social entrepreneur, and co-founder and former CEO of Livity, Don’t Panic and Live Magazine. Co-author of How to Be More Pirate, 

Steph Smith

Leading trends.co and The Hustle and writer.

Julia Hobsbawn

Author of the award-winning bestseller The Simplicity Principle: Six Steps Towards Clarity in a Complex World and an entrepreneur who founded the Content & Connection business Editorial Intelligence.