Sian’s story: Day 163

Sian’s story: Day 163

Sian Prigg, Founder of Start Sooner Helping parents support their daughters to make brave career choices  I was five years old – standing on a beach in Wales with my red wellies on and dad at my side. With youthful exuberance I announced my first career decision: I...
Wendy’s story: Day 89

Wendy’s story: Day 89

Wendy White, Managing Director of Wendy Woo Ltd Designer of My Mood Stars – a brand-new educational toy helping Early Years children to recognise their feelings When I left school, I wanted to be Mary Poppins! The thought of being a ‘practically perfect’, kind...
Anna’s story: Day 49

Anna’s story: Day 49

Anna Coggan, Owner of Caterpillar Music Newark Fun Caterpillar Music activity classes for babies, toddlers and young children I knew I had to be a teacher back in my primary school days. After I finished my GCSEs, I decided I wanted to work with children. I was 100%...
Helen’s story: Day 17

Helen’s story: Day 17

Helen Nurse, Founder of Capture 1 DVP Ltd and Wonder Adventures Getting children to engage in creative, active play Pulling up outside St James’ Palace in my little Renault Clio, I had to laugh… I’d accepted an assignment to film HRH Prince Charles on behalf of The...
Melissa’s story: Day 13

Melissa’s story: Day 13

Melissa Venner, Head of Organisational Development at Core Talent Challenging stereotypes in business and raising the bar (along with performance metrics) My parents were aged 15 and 16 when they had me – living in a rough part of North Manchester in an interracial...