Posts tagged events
How Speaking At Events Will Help Your Business

I wrote this blog at ridiculous o'clock last night (or, more accurately, this morning...), having just come home from yet another speaking engagement; my sixth this month. 

I was at a university earlier this week, giving the lowdown on being an entrepreneur to a group of female students who are interested in starting their own businesses when they graduate; last week I was at a #WomenEd lead meet, speaking to a room full of teachers and headteachers about leadership enablers and barriers, and a few days before that I was guest speaker at a volunteer celebration event for a large domestic abuse charity, talking about my time in a women's refuge and how much the support I received helped me to move forwards with my life.

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4 Things I Learnt When I Spoke To 30,000 Premier League Fans About Domestic Abuse

I was honoured to be asked to speak on behalf of domestic abuse charity RISE, at a recent premiership football match in front of 30,000 fans.

Not only is RISE a charity close to my heart but, having had to seek sanctuary in a women’s refuge myself to escape an abusive ex-partner, the opportunity to reach an audience perhaps un-used to hearing stories such as mine, and deliver RISE’s message that domestic abuse is #everyonesbusiness, was too tempting to miss.

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