Month: November 2020

Lex Gillette

Lex Gillette is a blind Paralympics champion in the long jump category. Lex talked to Aleks about the challenge of adjusting to his circumstances at such a young age, the encouragement he received from his mother to maintain his independence, and about an inspirational pastor whose YouTube videos help him keep focus on his training and his writing.

Martha Lane-Fox

Martha Lane-Fox is an entrepreneur and internet activist. Martha talked to Aleks about having success in the early days of the internet, how she helped two different Prime Ministers set a benchmark for government digital services, and about a female tech trailblazer who had to change her name to Stevie to get her CV read.