Ebony Escalona is a GP vet, vetmed educator, speaker and mentor. She focuses on unlocking people’s potential and building confidence in others through her advisory positions with the VDS Training team and as a consultant to a number of congresses. She is fascinated with harnessing technology to support animal health education in developing countries and collaborates with tech charity Learn Appeal and Brooke. She is the founder of the online support platform Vets: Stay, Go or Diversify bringing peer to peer inspiration for career pathways within and beyond the profession. She is also co-founder of VetYou – helping to support professionals in their financial future. Ebony is also a visiting lecturer at Surrey University and publishes work in the field of gut health on whole horse health. Ebony is the recipient of the inaugural RCVS Inspiration Award and the University of Liverpool Alumni Award.