The Complete Guide to Refigure Community Events

Refigure community events champion living a meaningful life in the digital industry with team-building workshops, career and life coaching, a digital festival, and much more. These events are open to all backgrounds, ages and genders. Trans and non-binary people are very welcome at all our events. Scroll below to find out how to get involved.

Inspiring Career Talks and Networking

SheSays Brighton helps women in digital and creative industries through inspiring events with high quality speakers. It’s a heartwarming evening, think TedTalks meets a futuristic digital festival. Tickets available now
Interested in speaking? Contact Rifa at [email protected] to express your interest.

Discover The Power of a Mentor

Have you ever wondered what a life coach does exactly? Refigure founder Rifa Thorpe-Tracey is a certified life coach, diversity champion and digital veteran  providing quarterly events to help women rethink their career, life and personal development. In a few hours, you may just find the courage to make some big life decisions. Attendees have been known to quit their job and set up successful freelancing businesses. Tickets available now for the next event.

For Women and Girls who love Tech

Spring Forward Festival encourages women to take a greater role in digital by creating a platform that promotes digital community events organised by women for women. Spring Forward is a month-long celebration of the role of women in digital culture and runs throughout March in parallel with Women’s History Month. First started in 2014 by Viv Doctorovich and Jenni Lloyd, Rifa is the current festival director, the event has grown to 30 events over the whole month. New website coming soon! Spring Forward Festival 2020

Women of Colour meet ups

An informal group for anyone who identifies as a woman of colour, including non binary people of colour for whom this is a large part of their identity. We meet last Thursday of the month at The Marlborough. It’s chilled and it’s for you, if you’re brown, black or mixed race. We have 300 in the Facebook group since starting in 2018. Join the Facebook Group for support, fun and events.

About Refigure

Refigure is a Brighton-based community championing living a meaningful life in the digital industry through team building workshops, mentoring, free content and online courses. It aims to help individuals and organisations be proactive in addressing their own needs and in the workplace. Together, let’s promote self-awareness and empowerment to foster a more fulfilling  digital industry in Brighton.


About Rifa

Rifa Thorpe-Tracey is the down-to-earth coach and mentor you wish you’d met years ago. With 20 years experience working on award-winning projects at major digital companies, Rifa is now the founder of Refigure – a community championing living a meaningful life in the digital industry through public speaking, team building workshops, mentoring and online courses. Rifa’s greatest passion is to empower those in the digital industry to clarify their vision and lead fulfilling careers. Join the Refigure mailing list