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Female Entrepreneur
08
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Dr Sam Collins | CEO of Aspire

Dr Sam Collins is the CEO of Aspire, a coaching and leadership development company. Here she shares her inspirational story with WeAreTheCity. What inspired you to start a business? Aspire was created as a tribute to my mother’s legacy. She was a very independent and savvy business woman. After her unexpected passing, while I was...
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08
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Nena Chaletzos | CEO of Luxtripper

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently Nena Chaletzos is founder and CEO of Luxtripper, a holiday search website with propriety ‘Where To Go When©’ technology that matches travellers with perfect combinations of 4- & 5-Star hotels, flights, tours, that suit their individual interests. Driven by her own frustration that...
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28
May

Inspirational Woman: Joanne Smith | The Consulting Consortium

I started The Consulting Consortium (TCC) in 2000. My background – from front-line financial services, via the regulator and then as a consultant – sparked the idea of a compliance firm offering proportionate, bespoke advice – hence the creation of TCC. TCC is now the UK’s largest independent provider of compliance consultancy; it is a...
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20
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Jo Hall | Owner, Essential Concierge Wimbledon

I am a farmer’s daughter from a village in Hampshire, educated at the Royal Agricultural College. I was told by numerous recruitment consultants that with only 4 ‘O’ levels and a Diploma in Farm Management, I would never work for a city bank. My second job having learnt some secretarial skills at the National Farmers...
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14
Jan

Inspirational Woman: Tina Freed | Co-founder E2W

What inspired you to start a business? The E2W journey began about 10 years ago when I became a mum. I had enjoyed a successful ‘city’ career and then experienced first-hand the challenges facing women, particularly those with financial services careers when they embarked on motherhood. A business model was created that provided a flexible...
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05
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Etta Cohen | Founder of Scones, Jam & Cream

Introduction: Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently I started out life as a teacher, had two children and when they were very young I was divorced. That left me in a very difficult financial position and I knew something had to change. I left teaching and went to work...
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26
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Sonia Meggie | Founder of Inspirational YOU

Sonia Meggie is a London based Diversity Advisor who has supported and empowered women and ethnic minorities in the UK for over 10 years. She is also the founder of a London based social enterprise. Sonia is passionate about connecting, inspiring and empowering young people, women and ethnic minorities who want to develop their careers...
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22
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Celia Pool | Founder of Sanitary Owl

If you use tampons you could soon be looked after by Celia Pool. If you are a mother who wants to start a business, you should talk to Celia Pool. After running the Evening sales at the world renowned auction house Sotheby’s, Celia left on maternity leave, got distracted by an idea and founded her...
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