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#InspireInclusion: Celebrating Women Leaders at Alamy

On International Women’s Day, Friday 08 March 2024, the theme of Inspire Inclusion resonates deeply at Alamy. Inclusion isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the foundation for a thriving workforce, a diverse and innovative culture, and a company that reflects the world we live in. And at the heart of this inclusion are the remarkable women shaping our future.

Discover our 2024 IWD’s collection here.

Shining a Light on Our Powerhouse Leaders:

Alamy boasts a leadership team where women hold prominent roles, driving success across various departments. Today, we celebrate their achievements and the unique perspectives they bring:

Shanna Collins, Sales Manager: With her infectious enthusiasm and results-oriented approach, Shanna empowers her team to achieve exceptional results.
Yulia Core, Head of Product: Yulia’s user-centric approach drives product development, ensuring a seamless and empowering experience for all Alamy users.
Karen Cross, Sales Manager: A strategic thinker and relationship builder, Karen navigates complex deals with finesse and secures valuable partnerships.
Lisa Evans, Head of Commercial Finance: Ensuring financial health and stability with meticulous attention to detail and strategic planning.
Alison Glidewell, Sales Manager: Leading her team with dedication and expertise, fostering strong client relationships and exceeding sales targets.
Ruth Hall, Head of Marketing: Ruth’s creativity and strategic thinking have elevated Alamy’s brand, reaching new audiences and showcasing the power of visual storytelling.
Lira Mendonca, Finance and Operations Director: With precision and a keen eye for detail, Lira ensures smooth operations and financial stability, allowing Alamy to focus on growth.
Anu Rajan, our Senior HR Advisor: With her compassionate guidance and proactive strategies, Anu fosters a supportive work environment that empowers our team members to thrive and excel.
Emily Shelley, Managing Director: Leading the company with strategic vision and a commitment to innovation, Emily is a role model for aspiring leaders everywhere.
Jane Serember, Director of Global Enterprise Sales: Jane’s dedication and passion have propelled Alamy’s international reach, forging strong partnerships and exceeding goals.
Roxana Stingu, Head of Search & SEO: Ensuring discoverability and driving organic traffic through innovative SEO strategies.
Dawn Stevenson, Head of Business Analytics: Leveraging data insights to drive informed decision-making and optimize business performance.
Rachel Wakefield, Head of CORE Markets: Spearheading growth in key business sectors with her strategic acumen and market expertise.

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Discover our 2024 IWD’s collection here.

Taking Action: Together We Can #InspireInclusion

International Women’s Day is a call to action. Here’s how you can contribute to a more inclusive world:

1. Challenge unconscious bias: Be aware of your own biases and challenge them in yourself and others.

2. Amplify diverse voices: Seek out and share stories and perspectives from different backgrounds.

3. Support women-led businesses and initiatives: Invest in and advocate for organizations empowering women.

4. Mentor and sponsor women: Share your knowledge and experience to help others succeed.

By taking these steps, we can create a world where inclusion isn’t just a theme, it’s a reality. Let’s celebrate the achievements of women, inspire each other, and work together to build a more inclusive future.


Alamy is a global digital platform for creatives looking for fresh and inclusive content. Powered by Create search, Alamy delivers fast, catalogued search results, which include editorial photos, vectors, 360-degree images and videos from individual photographers, picture agencies and archives. Its global contributor base supplies upwards of 150,000 new images a day.

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