women’s enterprise

“The World Will Be Saved By the Western Woman” – The Dalai Lama. We agree and champion women’s enterprise

Karen Somerville of Angels’ Share Glass

Karen Somerville is Managing Director and co-founder of innovative giftware company Angels’ Share Glass based in Bridge of Allan, Stirling. She runs the family firm with her father Tom Young, a world-renowned glassmaker and entrepreneur who set up his own business nearly 40 years ago. Karen, who [...]

Action Plan to Close Digital Gender Gap

Women’s participation in digital society is integral to achieving Agenda 2030. An ‘Action Plan to Close the Digital Gender Gap’ has been launched at “Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age” during the High-Level Meeting of the World Summit of the Information Society currently taking [...]

Simone Hart, Perfect Service Solutions

Simone Hart’s entrepreneurial journey began more than three decades ago when she began working in administration and sales support for her father’s industrial cleaning company aged just 14. Thirty years on, having gone through some challenging but always interesting times, Simone is co-founder [...]

Kirsteen Stewart – Kirsteen Stewart Designs

It all started at a kitchen table. But this was no ordinary kitchen table, because for Orkney based fashion designer Kirsteen Stewart, it was at the kitchen table where she first started applying creative magic to her very own business brand. Back in 2007, Kirsteen’s Kirkwall kitchen table was [...]

Anja Baak, Great Glen Charcuterie

Six kids, a major house renovation and a multi award-winning charcuterie business? Awe-inspiring artisan Anja Baak really is something special. And if the numerous accolades and awards picked up by this Inverness-shire based limited company, Great Glen Charcuterie, are anything to go by, so is the [...]

Supporting women survivors

Lynellyn Long PhD is Chair and co-founder of HERA HERA – a charity which gives women survivors of trafficking, conflict, and other forms of violence, control over their futures – has launched its first crowd funding campaign. There are an estimated 35.8 million people enslaved in the world. [...]
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