enterprising women

fabulous profiles of some of the UK’s leading businesswomen from private, public and social sectors.

Claire Young

Claire’s face is almost as familiar to viewers of The Apprentice as a member of one’s own family. We are delighted that, over the next two months, share will share her story with the3rdi. From her time on The Apprentice, her business and social enterprises through to her stunning new [...]

Murielle Maupoint

Murielle is the founder and one of the Lead Trainers of Live It Unlimited. She is the most dynamic and charismatic social entrepreneur you are ever likely to meet! Her motivational style exudes passion and inspires people and businesses to unleash their potential. As their website states, [...]

MY STORY by Marie-Claire Carlyle

Marie-Claire Carlyle My story It was my 40th birthday when I had a first awareness that maybe my life wasn’t as good as I thought it was. On the surface, to anyone else, my life looked pretty good. I had achieved success as UK Sales Director of a software company and the birthday party was to [...]

Lynne Parker

Funny Women, founded in 2002 by Lynne Parker, is a production company dedicated to promoting female comedy talent. It has grown to become a unique entertainment brand promoting new female acts and working with established performers. In January we spoke to Lynne and asked her about her company, her [...]

Dr Ola Orekunrin

Hi, my name is Ola, I am a 23 year old doctor set to change the face of acute medical care in West Africa. I grew up in a household were neither of my foster parents went to university. We lived in a small town called Lowestoft. One of the most influential people in my life without a doubt was my [...]

Lisa Newton

Lisa Newton If you are anything like me, you don’t expect to see bookkeeping and fun in the same sentence but award winning entrepreneur Lisa Newton can change your perceptions and prejudices. When I spoke to Lisa here enthusiasm for the business was infectious and I found myself looking at [...]
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