Kari Lawler was accepted onto the Entrepreneurs for the Future (e4f) incubator at just 14 years old, where she became the youngest ever start-up, entrepreneur on the Innovation Birmingham campus.
Through being academically very able, Kari left mainstream education early to pursue her intense interest in Artificial Intelligence. Now, at 15 years old and with the guidance and mentorship from Barclays Eagle Labs she is utilising this knowledge to help start-ups and SMEs understand and deploy AI within their businesses, through education, development and training.
Kari’s rapid rise within the tech world has been acknowledged with multiple awards, including her winning the coveted UK Space Agency SatelLife challenge ‘18, for her AI proposal. Being named one of ten top teen female tech talents in the UK through the InspiringJuniors UK competition. Plus, most recently being the youngest ever nominee and winner of the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Future Face 2018 award for Technology and Innovation.
Additionally, she has become an in-demand event speaker, championing young entrepreneurship and is in the process of setting up a not-for-profit AI Youth Programme, with the sole aim to encourage more 13 to 25-year-olds to explore and understand the world of AI.