Flavilla's story

About Flavilla Fongang

My Biography


A multi-award-winning businesswoman

Flavilla Fongang is a multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur, an international and multilingual keynote speaker (English & French). Computer Weekly named her the number 1 most influential woman in tech in the UK among a list of more than 600 women in tech nationwide in 2022. 2023 She won The Entrepreneur of The Year Award at the BTA Award. She became a UN delegate to support women’s rights across the world. is a neuroscience brand expert covering strategy, design, marketing and customer experience. She founded 3 Colours Rule, an award-winning branding and marketing agency. Mercedes Benz awarded Flavilla the “She’s Mercedes” businesswoman award among women such as Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. She is the author of “99 Strategies to get customers”. She is also the founder of Global Tech Advocates – Black Women in Tech, the 1st largest organisation of black professional women in tech. She published since October 2021, an annual book “The Voices In The Shadow”. A book that features stories of black women in tech and is distributed to secondary schools for FREE across the UK and Ireland. The books are now also archived at The British Library to protect their legacy. She is the enabler and is never afraid to challenge the norms.

Flavilla Fongang is a recognised leader in marketing as she created the D.A.C. system and The Beyond Marketing Approach which have helped numerous brands successfully grow their business. Flavilla is BBC’s chosen brand advisor and regularly provides actionable brand strategy advice.

She hosts the Tech Brains Talk podcast providing insights and advice to tech entrepreneurs and companies. She is an Entrepreneurship Expert with the Entrepreneurship Centre for Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She is a branding course instructor for  LinkedIn and the CXL Institute. Flavilla was a guest marketing and brand strategy lecturer at Goldsmiths University, she mentored at London Metropolitan University and was named the most influential businesswoman by LinkedIn. She is an entrepreneurship expert with the Entrepreneurship Centre of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her award-winning branding and experiential marketing agency have already received multiple awards. Recently won The Editor’s Choice Award of Tech Women 100.

She is a renowned international speaker who spoke at AdvertisingWeek, AdWorld,  MozCon, CTA Conference, MarTech Fest, DMWF, Orbit and more.

She was invited to The Palais de l’Elisée by the President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron and the President of Ghana, Mr Nana Akufo-Addo to discuss business opportunities in Africa.

She was featured and photographed for Brummel Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar as a trailblazer and inspirational woman. On top of being highly demanded by various newspapers like The Economist, Bazaar, The Guardian, The Entrepreneur, and Computer Weekly, she cares a lot about diversity and inclusion to provide more equal opportunities for the next generations. She was born & raised in Paris and moved to London in 2002 despite being unable to speak English. Within her first year in London, she obtained a BA in Economics & Law, a BA in Marketing & Communications and an MA in International Business with distinction. Her determination extends to helping her clients achieve their goals and they appreciate her positive attitude and fun personality. As a result, Flavilla’s clients have acquired outstanding business outcomes.

Most Recent Awards:

  • 2023: Role model of the Year at DETA Awards
  • 2023: STEM Entrepreneur Award
  • 2023: Entrepreneur of the Year at BTA Awards
  • 2022: Editor’s Choice Award at We Are City Awards
  • 2022: Computer Weekly Number 1 most influential woman in tech in the UK