'Motherhood was a time for me to invest in my career.'

Mars El Brogy is truly a Square who does it all. And you can trace the rise of digital through her impressive career, which has seen her move from print journalism to TV production roles to new media, content, community and digital producer stints at the BBC and London Live, through to her most recent appointment as Head of Video Production at ESI Media, the commercial department of the London Evening Standard, The Independent, i and London Live.

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'My eyes were opened to the opportunities within the digital revolution.'

 Alices_story-705587-edited.jpgHaving garnered 15 years of digital marketing experience, including posts at Saatchi & Saatchi and FCB Global, it might have been safe to assume that Alice McEvoy was beyond the need for an intensive digital marketing course.

'Many people reach a certain point in their career and won’t admit the need for improvement,' she explains. 'I was anxious not to fall into the trap of believing you’re too important or experienced to learn anything new!'

Recognising the value of continuous personal development, and about to take up her maternity leave, Alice started exploring the idea of further training that would keep herself immersed in digital.

'A friend of mine took the course after successfully selling her digital media business and recommended it. She was a mum of three young kids and I knew if she’d gained a lot from it, I would too.'

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'Be inspired and be inspiring'

Megan Storey is a Squared Online grad who joined the course during her maternity leave.  
 
She juggled motherhood, study and a return to work brilliantly to graduate an as Inspirational Square, nominated by the other students on her cohort as an outstanding member of the community, and in recognition of the impact she had on others and the level of commitment she showed to the course.
 
Megan is now the Senior Digital Communications Manager for a large NHS organisation, and recently took some time out to make this bite-size video about her Squared experience and share some hints and tips for success.
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