Media Coverage

Given below are recent media articles featuring Lopa Patel.

2017

• OU honours digital entrepreneur for encouraging diversity in STEM (29 Sep 2017)
Fresh Business Thinking: Smith & Williamson Power 100 Top 25 (7 Mar 2017)

2016

Career Smart: Top 60 UK #WomenInSTEM influencers (14 Apr 2016)
One World Media Awards 2016 Jury Panel  (14 Apr 2016)
MSDUK Inclusive Procurement Awards 2016 Judging Panel (4 Apr 2016)
EY Newsletter: Inspiring Women in Industry (23 Feb 2016)
The Maserati 100 2016, the definitive list of Britain’s most successful….. (22 Feb 2016)
House of Gharats Ambassador to Promote Indian Artisanship (13 Feb 2016)

2015

Lopa Patel: Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion 2015, QAEP Video (15 Sep 2015)
International Innovation Issue 188: Beyond the Lab Bench, A Digital Future (25 Aug 2015)
Asian Voice: British-Indian woman wins award from Manchester University (15 Aug 2015)
High Tea at BIS for The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion 2015 (15 Jul 2015)
Our Beeb: The Whittingdale Eight: war or wisdom for the BBC? (15 Jul 2015)
Campaign: Government picks advisory panel for BBC charter review (13 Jul 2015)
Deadline: BBC Faces Programming & Funding Reforms In Wake Of UK Gov’t Scrutiny
Digital TV Europe: Whittingdale appoints Charter Renewal advisory panel (13 Jul 2015)
BBC News: Government selects panel to review the future of the BBC (12 Jul 2015)
The Independent: BBC set for shake up with new oversight board appointed (12 Jul 2015)
Guardian: BBC charter review: what the panel members have said in the past (12 July 2015)
City AM: BBC charter review panel: Meet the eight people deciding the broadcaster’s future
Gov.uk: Industry experts to advise government on BBC Charter Review (12 Jul 2015)
• University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, Science for Life Issue 5 (p10) (3 Jul 2015)
Institute of Materials, Minerals & Minining, Materials World: Profile – Lopa Patel MBE (3 Jul 2015)
• WES: The Woman Engineer, Award for An Entrepreneurial Role Model – page 8  (15 June 2015)
BBC World with Yalda Hakim discussing ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ (17 May 2015)
BBC London 94.9FM Sunny & Shay Show discussing Asian Stereotypes – Part 2 (17 May 2015)
BBC London 94.9FM Sunny & Shay Show discussing Asian Stereotypes – Part 1 (17 May 2015)
Skilled Migration: UK Immigration Policies Affected UK Tech Industry (13 May 2015)
Forbes: Why There Should Be More Female Entrepreneurs in the UK (8 May 2015)
Professional Engineering:’We need migrant skills’ says Lopa Patel (8 May 2015)
LifeHacker UK: How I Work: Lopa Patel, Digital Media Entrepreneur (5 May 2015)
• ITProPortal:The negative impact of immigration policies on the tech industry (4 May 2015)
• Infrastructure Intelligence – the power of diversity (1 May 2015)
• Asian Voice: First Asian woman to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise… (23 Apr 2015)
• Asian Lite: Lopa wins Queen’s Honour (23 Apr 2015)
• UK Asian – #Honour: Lopa Patel becomes first Asian woman to receive QAEP (23 Apr 2015)
• Ethnic Now – First Asian woman receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion (21 Apr 2015)
• PR Week – Curzon PR to advise digital entrepreneur Lopa Patel (21 Apr 2015)
Business Weekly: Cambridge technology the crowning glory in Queen’s Awards (21 Apr 2015)
Lord Lieutenant Hertfordshire: Queen’s Awards for Enterprise (21 Apr 2015)
• Asian Image – Lopa Patel to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion (21 Apr 2015)
• Financial Times – Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Promotion 2015 winners (21 Apr 2015)
• The Gazette – The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Promotion 2015 (21 Apr 2015)

2014
• 2014’s 50 Most Incredible Women in STEM (18 Dec 2014)
University of Manchester: Reflections from a mentor (25 Sep 2014)
• Cranfield Management School – Boldness in Business Conference (25 July 2014)
The Global Teacher Prize – Academy Judges (14 May 2014)
YouTube – Stemettes 1st Birthday celebration at Telefonica (12 Feb 2014)
• Stemettes 1st birthday celebration at Telefonica (12 Feb 2014)

2013
• The Leadersip Diversity Award Judges 2013 (12 Nov 2013)
Lopa Patel speaking at the WE Sewa Day Fundraiser – Video (29 Oct 2013)
Pardes Weekly – Women Empowered, The Power of One! (26 Oct 2013)
Asian Voice – Sewa Day Report Launch (13 Jul 2013)
Foreigners UK – Lopa Patel appointed as Sewa Day Deputy Chair (15 May 2013)
IDM – Knowledge Marketing & Networking Event video (14 March 2013)
IDM – Your Marketing Edge You! Speakers Details (14 Mar 2013)
Stemettes launch with pancakes, paper & prizes (12 Feb 2013)

2012
 Asian Voice – Asian elite reject positive discrimination (22 Dec 2012)
NEF hosts Women Entrepreneurs Panel Debate event (10 Dec 2012)
 PR Web – Diversity is about more than gender (23 Nov 2012)
 Convergence India launch event (20 Mar 2012)
 LWF2012 Awards Judging Panel – quote in conference booklet (17 Jan 2012)

2011
• Apps for Good First 2011 Dragons Den (16 Feb 2011)
 Asian Voice – North London Girls guide the way to business (8 Jan 2011)

2010
 Eastern Eye – Tuned in Teens Clinch Award (24 December 2010)
 North London Girls guide the way to business success (16 Dec 2010)
 Food Academy is a taste of things to come (14 December 2010)
 Brent Council – Crest Girls’ Academy has the recipe for success (13 December 2010)
Foreigners in UK: British-Asian Lopa Patel is Raha International trustee (17 April 2010)
 The Guardian – Britain’s Hindus ignored by Public Sector Boards (5 February 2010)

2009
 IOD Director Magazine ‘Director of the Month’ – page 1 (2 November 2009)
 IOD Director Magazine ‘Director of the Month’ – page 2 (2 November 2009)
 Zee TV Magazine ‘Let The Good Times Roll’ (November 2009)
 The Times ‘Court & Social’ Register (28 October 2009)
 RSA Journal, Roundtable Feature on the Fellowship Council (11 October 2009)
 Gujarat Samachar – Indian Entrepreneur awarded an MBE  (27 June 2009)
 IDM Connections magazine – 10 Things I Wish I’d Known (25 June 2009)
 Eastern Voice – Asian Entrepreneur awarded an MBE (22 June 2009)
 Asian Voice – South Asians on the Queen’s Birthday List (20 June 2009)
 Direct Gov website – Queen’s Birthday Honours highlights (18 June 2009)
 The Financial Times: Honours List – Gongs go to entrepreneurs (13 June 2009)
 London Business School Women Entrepreneurs Event (6 May 2009)
London Business School Women Entrepreneurs Event – Full Booklet (1.02MB)

2008
 India Today ‘Indian Women Achievers in the UK’ (21 July 2008)
 Labour Friends of India Annual Lunch (April 2008)

2007
Asian Woman Magazine ‘The 2007 Indus Insight’ Lunch (November 2007)

2006
British Library ‘Hot Off The Press’ entrepreneurs event (2 October 2006)

2005
 The Independent – Asian Women of Achievement Awards (May 2005)