Lauren Ingram

Lauren Ingram

Power Suit Social FounderLondon, United Kingdom
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Lauren Ingram

Lauren Ingram

Power Suit Social FounderLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I work at Facebook by day. I run Power Suit Social by night. I also host Power Suit Podcast, a monthly podcast about futureproofing your work in the creative industries, listen here: www.soundcloud.com/powersuitpodcast More information on Power Suit Social here: www.powersuitsocial.com
Projects
  • Power Suit Social: How to Pitch the Media
    Power Suit Social: How to Pitch the MediaPower Suit Social We're having an early Christmas get together, and you're invited! Come and find out how to craft the story of your creative work or freelance business, and hear from top journalists about how they like to be pitched. Oh AND there will be cocktails. DATE: Tues 28th Nov TIME: 6pm to 9pm PLACE: MOO office, Farringdon TICKETS: £5 early bird, or £7.50 LINK: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/power-suit-social-80s-shindig-pitch-the-media-tickets-38820590431
  • Interview in Lecture In Progress
    Interview in Lecture In ProgressI was interviewed by Lecture In Progress about my work at award-winning digital agency 360i Europe and the creative network I run in my spare time, Power Suit Social. Read more here: lectureinprogress.com/journal/lauren-ingram Photos by Roo Lewis. www.roolewis.com
  • EVENT: Creative Youth feat. Vogue, Lecture In Progress & more // Power Suit Social
    EVENT: Creative Youth feat. Vogue, Lecture In Progress & more // Power Suit SocialPower Suit Social is a creative network that seeks to keep creativity financially viable, hosting a series of events with a roster of kickass speakers from big name creative brands to talk about our future. The next event is called Creative Youth and has a killer lineup, with speakers from: Vogue DigitasLBi Lecture In Progress Creative Mentor Network DATE: Thursday 15th March 2018 TIME: 6pm to 9pm LOCATION: MOO Office, 2nd Floor, 20 Farringdon Road, London EC1M 3AF TICKETS: From just £6, including drinks - see Eventbrite: https://powersuitsocial-creativeyouth.eventbrite.co.uk
  • EVENT: Money For The Written Word
    EVENT: Money For The Written WordThe next Power Suit Social is on Wednesday 23rd May and is all about how you can make money from your writing, whether in blogging, journalism or even books. We've put together a fantastic lineup: Emma Gannon, influencer, author and host of Ctrl Alt Delete podcast Marisa Bate, contributing editor at The Pool Abigail Bergstrom, head of publishing at Gleam If you've got burning questions about whether you can make a sideline in writing or turn it into your full time gig, get your tickets now for just £8 each: GET TICKETS HERE DATE: Weds 23rd May TIME: 6pm - 9pm LOCATION: MOO office, Farringdon Power Suit Social is a creative network that seeks to keep creativity financially viable, hosting a series of events with a roster of kickass speakers from big name creative brands to talk about our future. Oh and it's the 1980s branded network you never knew you needed in your life.
  • Writing for The Guardian
    Writing for The GuardianArticles I've written for The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/profile/lauren-ingram My piece on Berlin was shared over 700 times.
  • The 80s Shoot
    The 80s ShootPhotography and look and feel for the launch of creative network Power Suit Social. Photography: Roo Lewis Art Direction: Lauren Ingram
Projects credited in
  • 25 top creative industry events to get involved with this year
    25 top creative industry events to get involved with this yearWant to make this the year to join a creative community or career support network? Ready to knuckle down on acing a professional quality, like commercialising yourself or making all-important freelance contacts? Maybe you’ve just got the creative thirst for learning, listening and being inspired by creative luminaries? Whatever your reasons, we’ve put together a pocket size list of organisers and their live events that lit up the scene in 2018 - ones that we think you should keep your eyes on ov
  • The No-Office Office Xmas Party (6th Dec)
    The No-Office Office Xmas Party (6th Dec)Are you a freelancer with no Christmas party to go to? We got you!
  • PODCAST: Paul Mellor on taking fucking risks
    PODCAST: Paul Mellor on taking fucking risksPower Suit Podcast: We’ve got some new dulcet tones for your Walkman: in the latest episode of Power Suit Podcast, we interviewed Paul Mellor about getting risky. In 2017, Paul Mellor’s agency started Take Fucking Risks, the events that started out upstairs in a pub, and encourage creative people to get risky. He is the cofounder of design agency Mellor & Smith, which started in 2009. Lauren talks to Paul about the benefits of getting life experience before the world of work, the perils of lazy
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Work history
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    #SheMeansBusiness LeadFacebook
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    FounderPower Suit Social
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I started Power Suit Social because I feel we need a forum to talk about the future of creativity and how we keep it commercially viable. There are currently lots of parallels with the uncertainties of the early 80s, so we need shoulder pads and hairspray to help us answer questions in 2017 and beyond.
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Skills
  • Digital Advertising
  • PR
  • Tech Startups
  • Thought Leadership
  • Events
  • Copywriting
Education
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    BA (Hons) Linguistics with FrenchUniversity of Sussex
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    Final year dissertation on the use of 'Arabish' on Facebook (young Saudis using anglicised Arabic) and how language helps construct identity.
Awards
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    Influencer of the YearCreativepool Awards
    Made the list of top influencers in the creative industries
    The Pitch Fanzine logo
    The Pitch Fanzine logo
    Pitch 100 SuperwomenThe Pitch Fanzine
    Pitch 100 Superwomen in the creative industries
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