Isabel is founder of Creative Mentor Network, a charity supporting diversity and inclusion in the creative industries. CMN works directly with schools across London to connect talented young people from diverse backgrounds, with those working in the creative industries and has partnered with 40+ creative businesses including Havas, Ustwo, Pulse Films and M&C Saatchi.
Isabel began in education as a Teach First teacher at one of London’s top performing ARK Academies. As Head of Creative Learning, she implemented a number of programmes – including Jamie’s Farm and First Story – to increase opportunities. After 4 years in the classroom, Isabel worked as an educational consultant, training student teachers for Teach For Lebanon in Beirut, and developing diversity programmes at Bootstrap and Livity, amongst others.