Do women entrepreneurs have a role to play in the Green Deal? 

Do women entrepreneurs have a role to play in the Green Deal? 

This month, Charlene highlights how the European Green Deal and the European Recovery Plan have great relevance for women entrepreneurs through showcasing a social enterprise business of one of our own members, Aleyda Santos. She argues that programmes to level the...

Women in Business: Q&A with Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting

Women in Business: Q&A with Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting

We ask our members to share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Petra Fisher of Petra Fisher Consulting. Tell us about your business: I work with entrepreneurs to...

Women in Business: Q&A with Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan

Women in Business: Q&A with Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan

We ask our members to share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Ipek Kotan of Studio Ipek Kotan. Tell us about your business: I'm a ceramic artist working with...

Financial support for the self-employed during extended lockdown

Financial support for the self-employed during extended lockdown

Follow-up on TOZO (Temporary bridging scheme for self-employed workers) Recently, WBII’s Advisory Board member Sinead Hewson brought an article to our attention that she received from ZZP Nederland, a Dutch association representing sole-traders. The article highlights...

Gender Equality within the EU Recovery Plan *

Gender Equality within the EU Recovery Plan *

This month, Charlene reviews the EU recovery plan through the lens of gender equality and shares how the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is proposing to raise awareness of discrimination within the plan at the G20 in March. Although the recovery plan will...

Networking Review: How to Work, the New Decade, 28 January 2021

Networking Review: How to Work, the New Decade, 28 January 2021

Wiegertje Groenveld, Angel Investor, Startup Whisperer, Trendcomber and Partnership Manager, shared with us her vision of how to work in the new decade. It was an insightful presentation about the opportunities and the challenges of the digital workplace. She covered...

Women in Business: Q&A with Anja Vreeburg of Flowently

Women in Business: Q&A with Anja Vreeburg of Flowently

We ask our members to share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Anja Vreeburg of Flowently. Tell us about your business: Flowently is a new concept to learning...

Finding clarity and purpose for 2021 through lessons learnt last year

Finding clarity and purpose for 2021 through lessons learnt last year

New Year. New resolutions. A common occurrence for many of us. We, as business owners, do this, every year. And yet ….. 2021 is proving slightly different for Deborah, and perhaps for all of us. In this short article, read Deborah Valentine’s thoughts and reflections...