Eleanor’s story: Day 330

Eleanor’s story: Day 330

Eleanor Howie, Founder of Valiant Lingerie A luxury lingerie brand designed for women who have had mastectomies  My mum and aunt (mum’s younger sister) both had breast cancer by the time they were 31. In mum’s case, she had it a second time when pregnant with my...
Debbie’s story: Day 329

Debbie’s story: Day 329

Debbie Heron, Owner & Editor of ‘Roundabout Hinckley’ and ‘Roundabout the Villages’ An award-winning magazine publisher and the founder of a women’s business networking group based in Leicestershire Originally from Kent, I moved to the Midlands for love! I...
Joy’s story: Day 328

Joy’s story: Day 328

Joy Francis, Founder of Words of Colour A vibrant, creative organisation that provides professional development and nurtures and promotes writers of colour As a kid, I was obsessed with TV and the news – especially foreign correspondents, who were largely male and...
Akua’s story: Day 327

Akua’s story: Day 327

Akua Wood, Owner Director of Sheabutter Cottage Ltd A multi-award-winning fair trade business offering a range of handmade natural vegan-friendly beauty products and toiletries As a Ghanaian native who had spent a year studying in Italy whilst at high school, I am...
Syreeta’s story: Day 326

Syreeta’s story: Day 326

Syreeta Challinger, Founder of Moments of Sense and Style (MOSS) A studio and consultancy with wares to inspire – founded on the ethos of courage, beauty and simplicity My passion is design and creative problem-solving – taking a seed of an idea and turning it...