The Change Makers: How to Create Better Lives

EP103 Dame Stephanie Shirley

August 09, 2021 Sir Thomas Hughes Hallet Season 1 Episode 3
The Change Makers: How to Create Better Lives
EP103 Dame Stephanie Shirley
Show Notes

This week Sir Tom talks with Dame Stephanie Shirley who arrived in Birtiain as an unaccompanied child refugee in 1939 from nazi Germany on the kinder transport. She started what became Xansa plc (now part of the Sopra Group) on her dining room table with £6 in 1962. She is now a successful IT entrepreneur, serial charity founder and ardent philanthropist. She established Shirley Foundation and co-founded the Oxford Internet Institute.