enterprising women

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

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 [...]

Kath Temple

Kathryn Temple is an inspiring and energising MSc Business Psychologist, NLP Master and Trainer, and Executive Coach. As the winner of the 2008 Business Person of the Year Award, and a finalist in the 2009 Business with Community Impact, Kath is passionate about making a difference and leaving a [...]

Carole Bridge

Carole Bridge Maggie’s Centres provide much needed friendship, hospitality and support for cancer sufferers across the UK. The Centres are the brainchild of Maggie Keswick Jencks, a woman who had vitality and determination in abundance. She needed every ounce of these when, in 1993, she was [...]
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