Networking Entrepreneurial Women launch Global Entrepreneurship Week

Event Date November 13, 2012 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location – A104, Ty Crawshay, Treforest Campus

As part of a series of activities taking place during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012-13, the University’s Networking Entrepreneurial Women initiative will be hosting a half day networking event including a keynote presentation followed by further workshops and presentations designed to provide information, inspiration and motivation for women entrepreneurs.

Anna Bastek

Organised in partnership with Business in Focus and Dynamo, Menter a Busnes. The half day event will include a keynote presentation by Anna Bastek, co-founder and Sales/Marketing Director of Wolfestone Translation, one of the fastest growing UK language companies providing translation and voiceover services in 150 languages.

Anna is the current IoD Director of the Year and Swansea Bay Woman of the Year. Her leadership has helped Wolfestone to grow 1400% and win over twenty major business awards since 2007. Wolfestone customers include BBC, IBM, NATO, Mercedes and thousands of other businesses and individuals across all sectors. Anna also reaches out to the wider community, mentoring young people and encouraging entrepreneurship through a range of initiatives

The event will also include workshops and presentations on generating new ideas for business with Emma Wilkins, Managing Director of The Wales Business Show Ltd, an insight into what social media and mobile apps can do to drive a business or idea forward with CEMAS and a panel of women entrepreneurs, including Rachel Fleri, Managing Director at Specialist Security Co Ltd, leading a discussion over lunch on networking, mentoring and coaching.

Event booking

There are limited places at the launch event and so bookings must be made in advance by emailing weh@glam.ac.uk. Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved in this year’s New@Glam programme – we’re looking forward to seeing you at the launch!

Further information

Networking Entrepreneurial Women (New@Glam) is a forum set up by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise at the University of Glamorgan for current women students who have an interest in entrepreneurship, alumnae who have gone on to establish their own businesses, women business owners from the local business community and women representing enterprise support organisations.

Monthly meetings provide an opportunity for networking with like-minded women. There are also monthly practical business workshops on start- up and development topics and closed facebook and linkedin sites.

For more information about the initiative visit:
www.glam.ac.uk/enterprise

Global Entrepreneurship Week

New@Glam

Business in Focus

Menter a Busnes

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