A spotlight on: Genevieve Sweeney, 30, Founder of Genevieve Sweeney

There were a few names that kept cropping up during the research stage ahead of launching She can. She did. last summer and thirty year old Genevieve Sweeney’s was one of them. Having learnt to knit at the age of five; had her designs sold to the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie and Fitch and H&M as a student; and…
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A spotlight on: Donna Tweedale, 37, Founder of Donna Tweedale Styling

Aside from the obvious ‘how to launch a business’ tips, management advice when it all goes a tad pear-shaped, and day-to-day life hacks that female entrepreneurs swear by these days; if there’s one thing that my experience launching She can. She did. has taught me, it’s that I’ve nailed the art of walking up to random strangers who are sat…
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A spotlight on: Jenny Shipley, 32, Founder of Cut by Beam

You would think, given how much I go on about loving the English countryside, that when the opportunity presented itself to travel down to Cornwall, I would have been there with bells on, no questions asked. But when an eleven hour round trip in my rusty car is involved, my head had a stern word with my heart for once…
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A spotlight on Lucy Chamberlain, 41, Founder of C&C Search

Between you and me, it doesn’t matter how many coffees you have before an 8am interview, if you get yourself in a pickle two minutes before you’re due to sit down and chat, all hopes of a graceful first impression go flying out the window. It’s Thursday 1st February and after navigating my way to their office in Finsbury Circus,…
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A spotlight on: Jenni Retourné, 36, Founder of Willowberry

I already knew I liked Jenni Retourné before we met in person. From witnessing personally how she’s always on hand to recommend contacts; suggest various business tricks and tips when they’re needed most; to providing genuine support and words of encouragement to everyone online in the Southwood Social Hub – a networking group for female entrepreneurs of which we are…
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