‘Homeworking’ – Autumn Update

‘Homeworking’ – Autumn Update

In this demanding, autumn 2020 business season, many employees continue to work mostly, if not entirely, from home. Those of us who are self-employed have already earned our stripes, and are experienced full-time ‘homeworkers’ with all of the implications that this...

Networking Review: Speed networking, 17 September 2020

Networking Review: Speed networking, 17 September 2020

It was such a pleasure to participate in WBII’s September networking event, where the theme was ‘Speed networking’. The event, thanks to its unique format in gathering participants in groups of 4, enabled us to experience a special evening, where everybody had the...

Women and Work

Women and Work

Women and Work When the WBII was founded nearly 15 years ago, our focus was on supporting women who wanted to start a business. Through the many activities organised by members on a volunteer basis - including networking events, training programmes, trade show...

Networking Review: The Power of Copywriting, 25th June 2020

Networking Review: The Power of Copywriting, 25th June 2020

The expat copywriter, Elena de Francisco, gave us a presentation about the Power of Copywriting. After 8 years working in the corporate arena, Elena discovered copywriting and soon realized that this was a perfect job for her, as it combines her two loves: writing and...

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

Inclusive Entrepreneurship As the pandemic works its way around the world, with subsequent and successive job losses and financial repercussions, it’s helpful to remind ourselves that entrepreneurship can offer a true ‘window of opportunity’ for those who are in need....

Women in Business: Q&A with Ingrid Frijlink of INGULAR

Women in Business: Q&A with Ingrid Frijlink of INGULAR

We ask our members share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community. In this instalment, we interview Ingrid Frijlink of INGULAR. Tell us about your business: After working for over 20 years as a Project...