Highlighting the importance of celebrating women's achievements this year for International Women's Day, Roberta Draper talks to Anika Henry, co-author of the Black Report and support at Google for Startups, about her successes in the tech and legal industries. Anika discusses the need to have more women in power where they can positively impact and introduce the change in improving equality. 

Anika continues to challenge the gender bias and keeps the momentum up as she supports women daily with her voice and platforms.


Anika is co-author of the Black Report, the 1st report on Black founders in the UK.  Anika also championed several racial justice initiatives at Google for Startups, including Angel Investing School, the first European Black Founders program and Google for Startups Black Founders Fund (Europe) as the Campus lead at Google Campus (London).

Anika studied at Queen Mary University, University of London and has a LLB(hons) in Law.




Roberta is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial team. She advises startup founders, angel investors and established businesses on a variety of corporate and commercial legal matters. She advises on early stage investments, share option schemes, shareholder agreements, share buybacks and company sales and acquisitions. 


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