Episode 20 – Building a social media brand, studying an MBA and talking DIY with Emma – Emma Downer

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In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show we talk to Emma Downer, who is the founder of DIY with Emma which provides DIY hacks, how-tos and follow along projects across social media, with regular video uploads too TikTok and YouTube.

Emma has long had the entrepreneurial spirit when as a child she decided her pocket money was not enough and starting cleaning cars for her neighbours. This carried through to the start of her career running her own textile business before moving into working for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) working as a project manager, before her social media brand started to take off.

During this podcast we talk about her unique way of find out she was dyslexic and what it is like to study and MBA while working full time. Emma has some great experience and insights in leading people and how inclusion show be in a team.

We talk about how she built up her DIY with Emma brand and that prod moment when as a dyslexic person you discover that people what you to write articles for them.    

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