There are just a couple of startup success story tropes that Hannah Anderson subverts, but they’re pretty notable: one, she’s a woman, and two, she had the opportunity to drop out of university – but didn’t.
Growing up in the new town of Washington, between Newcastle and Sunderland, Anderson had one specific ambition from a young age.
“I wanted to be a primary school teacher,” she says. “I remember when I was five years old, looking at my teacher and thinking ‘that’s what I want to do’.”
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