Coffee with Dawn-Louise Kerr

Our CEO, Dawn-Louise Kerr is a member of City Women Network in London and was recently invited to sit down and have a coffee with Jane from their comms team. 

You can read the full conversation here, but below is a short extract of some of the questions and answers:

 

1. Dawn - Louise – tell us what you do and what you love about your job?

I’m a passionate and proactive leader of persuasive digital marketing. A storyteller. I run a digital marketing agency and no ‘two days’ are the same and ................

 2. You set up your own marketing business seven years ago –what did you want to be when you ‘grew up’?

Oh my goodness, have I grown up now? There is still so much fun and adventure to be had, I think we sometimes forget this as adults. When I was younger, I always wanted to be..........

3. CWN is a partner with Fractio Vitri – a cross sector network of young women to encourage each other to be ambitious about their careers. Do you have one piece of career advice that you would share with them? 

Yes, get comfortable with being ‘uncomfortable’ and push yourself to do things you may not know how to do, yet. Change is ‘a certain’ thing in life. Roll with..........

4. You are a passionate advocate of social media – what are you most proud of in that capacity?

Hmm, there are a lot of “proud moments”, but possibly my standout one would be when I helped a charity turn an image of a beneficiary into a piece of art, animated digitally. This, alongside the social media campaign helped us improve...........

5. What is the best and /or worst decision you have ever made?

Best decision was to start my own business after being made redundant. It’s not been an easy journey, but I’ve learnt......................

6. What do you think women can do to help other women in their careers?

Oh so much, I think our strength, drive and resilience makes us all unstoppable. If we could bottle our energy along with these traits – we would have a winning formula for......................

7. Who would you most like to have coffee with and where? 

Could I opt for a Redbush Tea instead? I’m on a health kick! Seriously, I have so many people I want to meet and spend some quality time with; in fact if you are still reading............

 

Remember read the full conversation here