#ACEVOFest speakers: Zoe Amar

ACEVO’s first-ever week-long digital festival takes place on 16-20 November, bringing together social sector leaders to reflect, reboot, rebuild. The full programme is available on the website and in this blog series, you will get to know our speakers a little bit better.

A narrated version of this blog is available at the bottom of the page

Zoe Amar is the founder and director of Zoe Amar Digital. At #ACEVOFest, she will talk about leading digital transformation.

How would you describe your time working from home because of lockdown in 5 words?

It was challenging without school!

What was the best thing you did for your own well-being in the past few months?

I have started running again and am now doing 4k before breakfast several times a week. It’s been great for my mental health and gives me space to think about the day ahead.

What’s the best advice you’ve been given?

I’ve got a quote from Millicent Fawcett on my office wall which says ‘Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied.’ Digital change can feel scary and different and that quote reminds me to be brave and hold my nerve.

What was your favourite digital discovery this year?

I have got into podcasts even more and love The High Low, How to Fail and Eat Sleep Work Repeat.

If you had to leave a message to yourself to read a year from now, what would it be?

Now is the time to do your best work

Narrated by a member of the ACEVO staff

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