Joana Baptista is an 18 year-old student from Oxford who has just completed her A Levels. With a passion for STEM and economics, she has founded 3 award-winning companies, alongside running workshops, clubs and talks around the country.
She has proudly presented to Princess Anne, was selected to participate in the Women2Women leadership programme in America and has not one but two TED talks under her belt, at the most recent she spoke of the importance of reverse-mentoring.
Jo was the recipient of the Women of the Future Young Star Award in 2017.
Kim and Jo spoke about some of the things closest to her heart - feminism, girls in STEM, and young entrepreneurship.
Nominations for the Women of the Future Awards 2019 are open - if you know an incredible young women thriving in her industry, you can nominate her here
Nominations for the Kindness and Leadership: 50 Leading Lights are also open, recognising the contribution of kind leaders to business, the economy and society