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Inspirational Women in Sport
Alex Danson featured
22
Aug

Inspirational Woman: Alex Danson MBE | Captain of England & Great Britain Hockey

Alex Danson MBE is an Olympic Gold Medallist and Captain of England & Great Britain Hockey. She is also one of Investec Click & Invest‘s sports ambassadors. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I was born in Southampton and raised in Odiham which has a real community feel. We didn’t...
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21
Jun

Women’s rugby champ Nolli Waterman shares World Cup highs and the value of sport

Sport gives you confidence in being in your own skin Danielle “Nolli” Waterman, England rugby union player and World Champion, told WeAreTheCity. She said: “The determination and competitiveness that sport brings has really helped me. Sport gives you the confidence in being you and the confidence in being in your own skin. You need tall,...
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Roz Savage featured
21
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Roz Savage MBE | Ocean rower, environmental advocate, writer & speaker

Roz Savage MBE is an English ocean rower, environmental advocate, writer and speaker. She holds four Guinness World Records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row solo across three oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian. She has rowed over 15,000 miles, taken five million oarstrokes and spent cumulatively over 500 days of her life...
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Annie Zaidi
20
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Annie Zaidi | Football Coach, Asian Women of Achievement 2015 Sports Category Winner

Annie Zaidi, Football Coach, sits down with WeAreTheCity to discuss her career journey so far. I come from a traditional Pakistani Muslim background. I studied BA Hons English Literature at Northampton University and went on to study an MA in Community Development & Youth Work Studies at Durham University. I have since obtained my Masters....
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rebecca jackson featured
18
Jun

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I’d be doing everything that I am doing” | Rebecca Jackson talks motorsports, being an entrepreneur & encouraging the next generation of female racing drivers

Racing car driver, TV presenter and journalist Rebecca Jackson has achieved a remarkable amount during her relatively short career. She formed her own business from an early age, began racing professionally, carved a media and journalism career within the motoring industry and completed her “biggest achievement” – racing at 24 Hours of Le Mans. Despite...
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02
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Paula Reid | Business Woman, Author and Adventurer

I am a business woman, author and adventurer. I am a Chair with the Academy for Chief Executives, I own a company called Velocity Made Good and I specialise in igniting, inspiring and empowering business people to achieve. I am just finishing a Master’s Degree (MSc) in positive psychology – my Dissertation aims to launch...
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Annabel Meade
18
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Annabel Meade | Race Driver

I was one of those children who couldn’t sit still! I was very competitive, often challenging the boys next door to obstacle races in my parents back garden, a member of most of the school sports teams and loved to ride my bike for hours. I liked to do problem-solving books for fun, creative in...
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Catherine Spencer
14
Aug

Inspirational Woman: Catherine Spencer | Former England Women’s Rugby Captain

I am a former England women’s Rugby captain with 63 international caps to my name, now retired I am taking on new challenges one of which has been to set up my own company Inspiring Women. What is your sporting background? I first started playing rugby aged 8 at my local club Folkestone. 28 years...
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