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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

We are excited to announce this upcoming virtual event on 15th September 2020, 12:00 – The #SheMeansBusiness Sessions. The event follows what’s been challenging times for all, including those in business.

The event is in partnership with Natwest for this occasion and also welcomes back #SheMeansBusiness ally, Alison Rose, CEO of Natwest, who will be in conversation with Facebook EMEA VP Nicola Mendelsohn.

The sessions will include some well-known faces and names who have come together to share their stories of growth and development, but most importantly their learnings. The event will lean into stories from recent months, hearing from incredible businesses who pivoted – found new ways of doing business but also in doing good for their community.

Event Outline:

>> 12.00 – 12.20: Opening by Facebook VP Nicola Mendelsohn in conversation with Natwest CEO Alison Rose

>> 12.20: Holly Tucker, the founder of, tells her story

>> 12.40: Broadcaster June Sarpong speaks to fearless female founders – Asma Khan, founder of Darjeeling Express; Mel Bound, founder of This Mum Runs; and Rosie Mazumder, founder of Cakemasters

>> 13.20: SheMeansBusiness Sessions
– Mindset
– Resilience
– The 4 C’s
– Cash Management & Investment

>> 14.30: Close

In keeping with the culture of training women in business, the event welcomes back the training partner Enterprise Nation, who will host the training break-out sessions in conjunction with Growth Hubs across the UK. See the full list of Growth Hub #SheMeansBusiness Training Sessions below.

Tune in to the main event here on Facebook Live.


Tune into the training sessions, on the Growth Hub Facebook pages below @ 15.30:

Topic: How to build an effective ads strategy

North East Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Amanda Dixon.


Topic: Building communities online via Facebook groups

GC Business Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Deasha Waddup.


Topic: Building your business presence online with Facebook

The LEP with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Esther Orridge, Social Progress.


Topic: Ads manager, the ultimate time and money saver

Marches Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Rhea Freeman.


Topic: Learn how to create Facebook ads

D2N2 Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Lauren Ahluwalia.

Topic: Instagram Stories School

London Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Lucy Hall, Digital Women.


Topic: Engage customers directly with Facebook messenger

Solent LEP with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Caroline Sumners Marketing.


Topic: Find new customers using Instagram

Heart of the South West Growth Hub with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Katherine George, Oh So Social.


Topic: Creating engaging social media posts for your business

Buckinghamshire Business First with accredited #SheMeansBusiness trainer Joy Foster, TechPixies.

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