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Inspirational Profiles

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I’d be doing everything that I am doing” | Rebecca Jackson talks motorsports, being an entrepreneur & encouraging the next generation of female racing drivers

Racing car driver, TV presenter and journalist Rebecca Jackson has achieved a remarkable amount during her relatively short career. She formed her own business from an early age, began racing professionally, carved a media and journalism career within the motoring industry and completed her “biggest achievement” – racing at 24...
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Inspirational Woman: Sharon Rabi | Founder of DAFNI

Sharon is the perfect example of ‘necessity breeds innovation’, with her pioneering straightening hairbrush DAFNI. The first of its kind, Dafni is the original straightening hairbrush designed by young mother of two Sharon Rabi after experiencing a disastrous haircut. After the haircut, Sharon started using hair straighteners to help tame...
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Pankhursts | Suffragettes through the generations

You may recall seeing during the Olympic Opening Ceremony’s Danny Boyles’ Green and Pleasant Land and noticing a focus on the Women’s suffragette movement. Not only were there 50 women replaying the steps and the marches that Emmeline Pankhurst, who was a British political activist and leader of the British...
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HeForShe: Stephen Frost | Founder of Frost Included

Stephen Frost specialises in working with organisations to embed inclusive leadership into their decision-making. His roles have included working as Head of Diversity and Inclusion for KPMG and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, as well as serving as an advisor to the British Government and The White House. Between...
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Inspirational Woman: Zelica Jones | Founder of VASS

Zelica Jones is the founder of Vass; a virtual assistant business which provides administrative, accounting, legal, HR, event co-ordination, marketing (including social media management) support, which in turn frees up your time to focus on the activities that bring in the most income for your business. Did you ever sit...
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HeForShe: Adam Stolerman | Partner at TritonExec

As a Partner at TritonExec, Adam brings strong operational and people leadership to the team and radiates authenticity and altruism. Having been active in search and selection since 2005, he joined TritonExec in 2012. WeAreTheCity spoke to Adam about his reasons for supporting the HeForShe campaign. Why do you support the HeForShe...
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Inspirational Quotes: Coco Chanel | Fashion Designer

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, born 1883, was a French fashion designer who was famous for her work in the fashion industry and for her brand ‘Coco Chanel’. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel founded the fashion brand Coco Chanel which is now a world renowned fashion label. Chanel played a key role in breaking...
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