Maggie is a PhD student at The Business School (formerly Cass). Her focus is on entrepreneurial identity and the influence of role models. She is interested in entrepreneurial consideration and how to encourage more diversity in entrepreneurship. Through her research, she hopes to be able to inform current policy and create change. Maggie has experience in policy through her role as the Deputy Chair of the Engagement Board at Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership, and actively engages in the start-up community through her non-profit organisation, Girls in Charge Initiative, and through her own businesses.
Maggie took a non-traditional route into the field of Management, completing an undergraduate degree in Modern Languages at the University of Manchester (First Class) and a master’s degree at the University of Oxford in French Literature (Distinction).
Prior to starting her PhD, she was Tutor at Stanford University for their Oxford Exchange Programme and Visiting Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the University of Chester. She has taught on business and entrepreneurship programmes at the University of Oxford and Manchester, and taught and gave keynote speeches at Chinese universities including Beijing University and Tsinghua University.
- Master's, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Sep 2018 – Jul 2019
- BA (Hons), University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Sep 2015 – Jun 2018
- Visiting Lecturer, University of Chester, Aug 2019 – Aug 2020
- Tutor, Stanford University (Oxford Exchange Programme), May 2019 – Jan 2020
- Co-Founder, Girls in Charge Initiative, Dec 2018 – present
- Co-Founder, Oxford Intercultural Communication & Education Group, Nov 2018 – present
- Founder, Shut Up & Dance, Oct 2015 – present
- City, University of London (2020) Doctoral Fellowship
- St. Edmund Hall College, University of Oxford (2020) Schools Prize
For outstanding academic achievement
- St. Edmund Hall College, University of Oxford (2019) Aularian Prize
For social impact of Girls in Charge
- University of Oxford (2019) Vice-Chancellor's Social Impact Award, Highly Commended
For work on Girls in Charge
- J.P. Morgan & The Tab UK's Most Influential Female Student List, ranked 4th
Chinese (Mandarin), English, French and Spanish; Castilian.
- Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
- Gender & Diversity Management