Shortlisted as a Finalist for Best Start-up

New platform receives recognition from international education industry

September 28, 2017

London, UK has just been nominated for Best Start-up of 2017 in the first annual Women in International Education Awards hosted by Lead5050, a global professional network with a social purpose – to raise the profile of women in the international education industry and facilitate them into positions of leadership.

lead-50-50-award-finalistThese awards recognize women’s achievements and the efforts of those who work towards gender equality in the global education industry.'s owner and managing director Jacqueline Kassteen enthused, "It's an honor to have been selected from among the 400+ nominations Lead5050 received and we'd like to wish all the finalists a hearty congratulations."

As the only industry platform for storytelling, enables people to showcase their own personality and the hard work, determination and commitment to excellence that lead to their success. Authors have their own profile, which puts a face behind the results, creating a more personal, authentic channel for colleagues to network, inspire and educate one another.

Jacqueline continued, "FruitFame gives industry professionals the opportunity to share their success stories, of which there are many in our industry, each one deserving its own spotlight. We are delighted that Lead5050 has given us a moment in the spotlight as well!"

More information about can be found throughout our site, and readers are encouraged to contact us any time.

The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony in Berlin, Germany on October 28th.

About is a platform that enables international education professionals to showcase success stories that move the needle in marketing, branding, recruitment, enrollment and retention. The site inspires both professionals and prospective students through best practice examples, and also allows decision makers and stakeholders to benchmark their marketing and recruitment efforts against other institutions, organizations, and countries.

About Jackfruit Marketing is the brainchild of Jackfruit Marketing, a boutique consultancy, project management and training company, offering marketing expertise in the international education industry. They specialize in recruitment and retention strategies through the use of online and offline marketing techniques, social media, alumni, agency partners, product development, as well as competitive analysis and research. They also offer training sessions, interactive workshops and masterclasses to aid professional development.

Jacqueline Kassteen is the Owner and Managing Director of Transformative Marketing Solutions, which controls Jackfruit Marketing and A popular plenary speaker and thought leader, Jacqueline has 15+ years of marketing experience in international education, student travel, publishing, lead generation, retail and financial services. For more information, please contact us.


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