GEN UK welcomes inclusion advocate, Jacqueline Winstanley

By |2022-05-17T19:50:46+01:00May 17th, 2022|GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, policy, Research, Social entrepreneurship, womenentrepreneurs|

Jacqueline Winstanley has been appointed to the GEN UK board. A thought leader in the reduction of global inequalities, Jacqueline’s work is recognised as good practice in the UK and internationally. She is a global humanitarian, innovator, Founder CEO of Universal Inclusion, and The Inclusive Entrepreneur Network. Jacqueline has influenced significant changes in government policy in the UK and [...]

Start and Scale Strategist joins GEN UK

By |2022-05-17T19:37:35+01:00May 17th, 2022|GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, womenentrepreneurs|

Startup growth expert Babita Devi has joined the GEN UK Board as a Non-Executive Director. Marc Ortmans, Chair of GEN UK, commented: “Babita is an exceptional talent when it comes to marketing and strategy. Her diverse experience across sectors and expertise in start and scale growth makes her an invaluable and exciting addition to the GEN UK [...]

GEN UK adds Rural Entrepreneurship champion

By |2022-04-11T18:21:25+01:00April 11th, 2022|GEN UK, womenentrepreneurs|

Shirley Palmer is joining the GEN UK team as Ambassador Rural Entrepreneurship. Shirley said, “I feel very honoured and privileged to represent and support GEN UK as the Ambassador for Rural Entrepreneurship. It is imperative that we help recognise the potential of rural and local entrepreneurs who will support their families, customers, and communities whilst helping [...]

Listen to review of GEC 2022 on Bloomsbury Radio

By |2022-04-11T18:09:51+01:00April 4th, 2022|Education, EWC, Funding, GEC, GEN UK, gender equality, mentorship, net zero, policy, Research, womenentrepreneurs|

Last week several thousand entrepreneurship support organisations, entrepreneurs, investors, ministers and policymakers convened at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Riyadh. Join us for a GEC Special edition of the Business Show with GEN UK Ambassador, Arif Zaman on Bloomsbury Radio. Guests include Jerry Allen, Oli Barrett, Fabio Bianchi, Peter Cowley, Julian Dingli, Moni Jefferson and Steven Rodriguez. [...]

Helene Martin Gee joins GEN UK Board

By |2022-03-05T12:45:29+00:00March 5th, 2022|womenentrepreneurs, gender equality|

We're pleased to welcome women in business champion, Helen Martin Gee, as a Non-Executive Director. Helene is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and founder and President of Savvitas, the network for women business leaders she established as well as the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship. Helene devised the highly successful BoardAble programme improving opportunity for women and [...]

Tech Futurist Dr Jacqui Taylor appointed GEN UK Advisor, Net Zero

By |2022-03-02T17:53:23+00:00March 2nd, 2022|GEN UK, net zero, policy, Research, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

We are delighted that Dr. Jacqui Taylor is joining us as GEN UK Advisor, Net Zero. Jacqui is co-Founder/CEO of FlyingBinary, founder of the Empathy Economy and an advisor to the Cabinet Office, European Commission, and United Nations. She has been recognised as one of the Most Influential Women in UK technology and one of the [...]

Summit attended by 80 countries

By |2021-06-14T11:38:19+01:00June 11th, 2021|Education, GEN UK, gender equality, Lecture, Research, Seminar, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

The UN described the Commonwealth Women's Entrepreneurship Summit as 'the first global meeting on women in emerging tech'.  It brought together 70 speakers, 20 talks, and 12 panel sessions with 1,500 participants from over 80 countries involving policy-makers, entrepreneurs, government agencies, entrepreneurship support organisations, funders and educational institutions. All live sessions were simulcast on Bloomsbury Radio interspersed with interviews [...]

GEN UK co-hosts first Commonwealth Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit

By |2021-05-14T14:54:33+01:00April 3rd, 2021|Education, GEN UK, gender equality, Research, Seminar, tech, womenentrepreneurs|

19-20 May sees the first Commonwealth conference focusing on women's entrepreneurship. The Summit is open to all and free to attend online. The two day conference includes 12 panel sessions spotlighting tech sectors from Fintech to Fashiontech, Edtech to Agritech. A policy roundtable will draw together leading proponents to consider how governments and ecosystems can work [...]

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