Author: Kwiba

2017 Awards

What an amazing celebration of the talent of professional females here is Kent the 2017 Kent Women in Business Awards was. As we get ready for the 6th Awards we wanted to share some of the highlights of this year. The photos are taken by local photographer, Jo...

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40 Reasons Why Multicultural Women Should Start Their Own Businesses

Read the original article here According to American Progress, minority women are the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in the country, growing 258 percent between 2007 and 2013. Success for multicultural women in entrepreneurship not only proves that women’s entrepreneurship is important, but adds to the health and sustainability of our country’s economic landscape. While the opportunities entrepreneurship presents are countless, Walker’s Legacy provides 40 reasons why you should join the fastest growing entrepreneurial segment in the country and become a womenpreneur. 1. Break Down the Barrier of “You Can’t” According to Inc.com, women entrepreneurs face a lack of mentorship, lack of resources,...

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KWIBA Profiles – Julie Davies

Julie Davies is The Florist. That Teaches. She’s an Award-winning florist – BFA florist tutor of the year 2016 – and a finalist in Kent Women in Business Awards 2017. Julie explains “I don’t have a shop. And I don’t do weddings and funerals”. Her focus is empowering women to express their creativity through flowers. An activity that can be enjoyed alone or as a shared, social activity. Julie has grown her business from her kitchen table to deliver #FlowerStart – the acclaimed 4-week online flower arranging course to kitchen tables across the country. https://twitter.com/JDflwrworkshops https://www.facebook.com/JulieDaviesflowerworkshops/ https://www.instagram.com/juliedaviesflowerworkshops/ https://uk.pinterest.com/JDflwrworkshops/...

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2018 Kent Women in Business Awards

As we get ready to launch the 6th Kent Women in Business awards in October it has given us the chance to reflect on what has already been an amazing five years. From small beginnings, Hilary and Sue launched the first awards in 2013, the same date they launched the first Kent Women in Business Magazine. Looking back over previous awards it’s wonderful to remember what these are all about… The world of business and commerce is ever changing, but at the root of all these changes remains one compelling factor. Women in business really do support each other...

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