The IP & ME Community focuses on ethnic minority IP professionals, although it is open to anyone in the IP professions who shares IP Inclusive's v...

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IP Ability

IP Ability is the IP Inclusive community for disabled people, carers and their allies working within the IP professions. We aim to provide a supporti...

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IP Futures

IP Futures is an IP Inclusive Community for early career stage IP professionals. It's intended to offer networking and support for people in their fir...

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IP Non-traditional Family Network

The IP Non-traditional Family Network is a community for people in solo parent families, blended families, adoptive families, LGBT+ families and other...

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IP Out

IP Out is the IP Inclusive Community for LGBT+ people and their allies working in the IP professions. We provide support and networking opportunities,...

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Women in IP

The Women in IP community tries to tackle issues that people face as women within the IP professions. If you live as a woman, you likely face at least...

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Our community leads

Josh McLennon

IP & ME committee co-lead; Advisory Board Secretary

Kilburn & Strode

Monifa Phillips

IP & ME committee co-lead; IP Futures committee; Careers in Ideas team

Appleyard Lees

Chris Clarke

IP Ability committee co-lead


Marianne Privett

IP Ability committee co-lead

AA Thornton

Rachel Bell

IP Futures committee lead


Stephanie Bartley

IP Non-traditional Family Network co-lead

Abel + Imray

Julian Crump

IP Non-traditional Family Network co-lead

Abel + Imray

Sarah Phillips

IP Non-traditional Family Network co-lead; Advisory Board

Abel + Imray

Janine Swarbrick

IP Non-traditional Family Network co-lead


Isobel Barry

IP Out committee co-chair; Women in IP committee

Carpmaels & Ransford

Tom Leonard

IP Out committee co-chair

Kilburn & Strode

Joanna Conway

Women in IP committee co-lead


Susi Fish

Women in IP committee co-lead

Boult Wade Tennant

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