Carrie Longton

Co-founder, Mumsnet

Mumsnet is an online community of parents sharing advice, support and product recommendations.

Over the last 19 years it has become the UK’s busiest and most influential network for parents with over 10 million visits a month, over 180 local sites, and a network of over 4,200 bloggers. Carrie was listed 7th in BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour’s 2013 Power List of the 100 most powerful women in the UK.

Carrie lives in London with her husband and three kids Grace, Noah and Mimi.

Carrie has mentored

Dreamlearners

Dream Learners are educators with a passion for storytelling and have developed a teaching tool to revolutionise curricular learning for young children.

 

  • Dreamlearners
  • Life Psychol Ltd
  • Food for Kids
  • Barre & Baby
  • Ollies Edible Adventures

It was a great experience. My session with Carrie was hugely helpful and very inspiring. She gave a lot of practical ideas for business growth and development and also shared personal insight which allowed me to quickly develop a connection with her.”

Lucy Rome, Co-Founder at Dreamlearners

Carrie has mentored

Life Psychol Ltd

Lifepsychol is an easy-to-use, patient-driven system which is bringing meaning to quality of life.

 

  • Dreamlearners
  • Life Psychol Ltd
  • Food for Kids
  • Barre & Baby
  • Ollies Edible Adventures

Carrie was was a very authentic person to connect with, who clearly cared about families and making a difference in the world. She was fantastically supportive and full of practical suggestions. It was great to have my business ideas and the value of the project affirmed, and to think about the practical steps forward to turn it into a profitable company.

Dr Miriam Silver, Director of Life Psychol

Carrie has mentored

Food for Kids

Heaps of inspiration for you to create simple healthy food for kids. Snacks, lunch box, family food and more – Come and have some fun!

 

  • Dreamlearners
  • Life Psychol Ltd
  • Food for Kids
  • Barre & Baby
  • Ollies Edible Adventures

A brilliant hour. Carrie immediately understood the issues I was facing, simplified my strategy and offered a great sounding board for my ideas.”

Vicky Charlesworth, Founder fo Food For Kids

Carrie has mentored

Barre & Baby

Barre & Baby offers ballet classes specifically for expectant and new mums with their baby.

 

  • Dreamlearners
  • Life Psychol Ltd
  • Food for Kids
  • Barre & Baby
  • Ollies Edible Adventures

She’s incredibly approachable and smart. I am very grateful to impact for allowing me to meet with Carrie. We had a great conversation on ways to grow my business and her suggestions were all genuinely correct and helpful! I feel I’m in a better position now to gear up and more confident to follow my ambitions!”

Elisa Reinerio, Founder of Barre & Baby

Carrie has mentored

Ollies Edible Adventures

Ollie’s Edible Adventures is preventative programme for childhood obesity that uses a combination of television, publishing, digital and educational tools to enable healthy behaviour change for children, parents and teachers.

 

  • Dreamlearners
  • Life Psychol Ltd
  • Food for Kids
  • Barre & Baby
  • Ollies Edible Adventures

Our session with Carrie Longton from Mumsnet met all of our goals. She was incredibly honest about her experiences in business, willing to share her expertise and knowledge and definitely had impact on our strategy. So a perfect session. Thanks to you all.

Mickey Rogers, Director of Ollie’s Edible Adventures

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