Game Changers

Tue, 08 Mar

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Game Changers

Celebrating female entrepreneurs on International Women's Day with a very special online panel discussion event.

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Time & Location

08 Mar, 20:00 – 21:00 GMT

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About the Event

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day 2022 with an online panel discussion event featuring a lineup of female entrepreneurs who are changing the future of business in the UK. Hosted by Hive founder Jess Sizeland, we'll be talking all things breaking the bias, smashing sterotyples and calling out discrimination in light of the theme of IWD this year.

The Panel:

Lauren Derrett, founder of Wear 'Em Out:  A UK made reusable period pad brand that is aimed at modern living, with focus on comfort and confidence.

The business was launched in 2020, just weeks before Covid hit, and Lauren has managed to grow and scale her brand at a rate that challenged every area of the business, as well as her personal life.

Wear ‘em Out have taken the reusable period pad world by storm, bringing them firmly into the mainstream by being featured in Stylist, Glamour, Cosmopolitan along with many other publications.

Alisha Rai, co-founder of Folc: An English Rosé business that launched at the start of the pandemic in 2020 and went on to sell out of its initial release in a matter of weeks, followed by being ranked the highest scoring still English rosé in 2021!  Elisha is also the only female of colour co-founder wine producer in the UK and is keen to change this as soon as possible.

Victoria Jenkins, founder of Unhidden: An adaptive fashion brand for people with Disabilities, disability advocate, and creative with 14 years experience in the fashion industry.  Winner of the Independent Awards for Best Business for Good 2021, and Enterprise Nation's Female Start Up of the Year 2021.

Alison Burton & Natalie Duvall, founders of March Muses:  UK leaders in Christmas Decorations of colour, founded by 2 Croydon mums on a mission to help make the festive season become more inclusive.  They are celebrating diversity by diversifying celebrations.