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Women Do Tech award for GeneAdviser co-founder

last modified Feb 24, 2016 03:46 PM
Teamwork, family and friends support Jelena's desire to change the world

Over 500 senior leaders from the world of business and technology gathered in London yesterday to discover the winners in the UK’s biggest programme championing women in technology, the 2016 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.

Jelena Aleksic, CEO and co-founder of GeneAdviser, an online marketplace for genetic testing which makes it easier for doctors to find and order lifesaving genetic tests from accredited laboratories, was recipient of the Start-Up Founder award.

Jelena said 'I'm really proud of what our team has managed to accomplish. I'm really grateful to friends and family, and everyone who has supported us. I wish every woman had this. I wish every woman who had an idea to change the world had the help and support to make it happen - imagine the world it would be.'

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