women’s enterprise

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

Sylvia Douglas, MsMissMrs

Knickers play a big part in Sylvia Douglas’s ongoing business adventure, but there’s much more to this passionate empowerment entrepreneur than pants. Started officially in July 2013, Sylvia’s north Glasgow community interest company MsMissMrs is a shining example of entrepreneurial flair and [...]

Rosemary Eribe, Eribe Knitwear

Keeping it real is what really matters to Eribé Knitwear founder and knitter-in-chief, Rosemary Eribé. With two decades of business already under her belt, building a high fashion designer brand label was always a lot less important than staying true to her vision. Being one of a team, developing [...]

Dr Margaret Anne Craig, Clyde Biosciences

When Margaret Anne Craig says that in business she’s learning on the job, take a moment to reflect that until recently this remarkable company Chief Executive was less sharp suit and more lab coat. Because before setting up Clyde Biosciences in 2012, a major player in the life sciences sector, [...]

Shelagh Swanson, Oil and Glass

Shelagh Swanson is as striking and stylish as one of her very own paintings or pieces of handmade glass, but Shelagh confounds stereotypes of the starving artist. As a fully fledged member of Scotland’s creative industries, Shelagh’s Aberdeen based business, Oil & Glass, is a shining [...]

Jeanette Forbes of PCL Group

PCL Group chief executive Jeanette Forbes is completely serious when she says she’s at the helm of her business 24 hours a day. With clients across five sectors – Offshore, Marine, Commercial, Industrial and Renewables – in Scotland and around the world, Jeanette has kept the on-duty phone by [...]

Dr Bharti Rajput, Sole Body Soul

Before arriving on Tayside to study for a PhD in the science of human movement, Dr Bharti Rajput had never even heard of Dundee, let alone know where it was on the map. But the final leg of a lifelong journey which brought Bharti to the city of discovery via Nairobi and London, took her over the [...]
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