Khaleelah Jones is the founder and CEO of Careful Feet Digital Agency. A 2020 WomenInTech 100 winner, finalist for the 2020 NatWest everywoman awards, winner of the 2018 Next Women Pitch Competition and constant teacher and speaker- Khaleelah has spoken for EU Parliament and is the marketing mentor in residence for the Hatch female founders accelerator- Khaleelah has a PhD in emerging media, an MBA and has worked in the marketing industry for over a decade.
Courtney Mannion received her BFA in Photography from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010 and served as Social Media Manager and content creator/director for Urban Outfitters’ Richmond, VA store in 2015. Courtney has worn many hats at CFD, which has led her to her current role. She currently lives in Richmond, VA and enjoys art, community engagement, music, and plants.
As someone with a degree in Language and Literature and a background in journalism, Emina sought a way to combine her love for reading, writing and art into one specialty - so marketing became her calling. As a Social Media Manager, she focuses on building a community through content and engagement that converts, and her tendency to always be in the loop proved to be a great baseline for project management assistance. Living in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she spends her free time going on long walks in the woods, spoiling her two cats, and cooking pasta 100 different ways with her partner.
As a wildcard who loves playing in the technical backend of a website and the creative design world of the frontend, Kayleigh works with both Technical SEO and Creative Content, Branding and Design. Having worked in the digital marketing field for the past decade, Kayleigh has a BA (Hons) in Media and Communications and has continued to evolve her education with industry qualifications in Inbound Marketing, Web Development and Design, Data Analysis and Technical SEO. She lives in Brighton with her family where she spends her time reading, scouring Pinterest and looking for things to upcycle.
Amelie is a project manager with 20+-year-experience. She loves helping small and large companies achieve their objectives via planning, streamlined processes and connecting them to the best people for the work. Amelie believes everybody should be able to work remotely and have their own workstyle while having a fulfilled professional and personal life. Amelie lives in Denmark with her family and loves to connect locally via her clean up and pubs meetups. She also represents Team GB in the 40+ basketball female category.
Jessica has a BA in Ancient History from King’s College London and an Achilles heel for digital marketing. Her odyssey, from DIME to Careful Feet Digital, began with an internship position and now encapsulates social media management. She currently lives in Paris, France, ipso facto, enjoys the local pastries, and has a growing collection of indoor plants.
Aleksei Panasenko is a digital Marketing freelancer with six years of experience in launching, managing and optimizing digital campaigns. He started as a marketing survey professional and grew to head of digital marketing, using his masters degrees in sociology and psychology, as well as best practices in the marketing industry to deliver positive results for clients with paid advertising on Google and Facebook.
Mariza joined CFD as the team assistant/bookkeeper and handles the administrative tasks that keep the company going. Her background in Architecture and Urban Planning has helped to build her knowledge in managing projects, monitoring and improving processes, as well as being able to juggle all sorts of different activities at once. She's currently based in Portugal, where she enjoys one of the (many) perks of being a freelancer - going surfing whenever the tide is good.
Francesca has a BA in Communication taken at the Università degli Studi (Milan, Italy). She started her career in Digital Marketing in 2011 in Berlin, working for two international agencies. She was the SEO lead for 3 years at Performics (Publicis Group). In Lisbon, she has worked as an SEO Associate with Downtown Ecommerce Partners, a digital marketing agency focused on helping startups, and SMBs grow successfully. In 2019 she started working as a freelance SEO consultant and opened her own company in August 2020. Francesca likes to focus on impactful measures and help brands being visible to their audience online through lots of data analysis and Excel sheets.
With more than 10 years of experience Ivica has worked with and led marketing departments across different verticals and remote teams. His passion to simplify and get things done applied to managing complex cross-team initiatives related to digital marketing. Ivica is trilingual with fluent verbal and written skills in English, Serbian (Bosnian, Croatian), and Hungarian languages and experienced in dealing with different cultures and nationalities. In free time enjoys outdoor activities with his family, loves to cook and sing when no one is listening.