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Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship: Film and Debate

  • 26 Oct 2017

As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week initiatives, on Thursday 16th November the Responsible Innovation Network and the Federation of Small Businesses will host the screening of the inspirational documentary “BAREFOOT IN BUSINESS” created by Scrumptious Productions.


BAREFOOT IN BUSINESS celebrates the extraordinary work that women entrepreneurs in Uganda do to overcome poverty and deprivation and to become successful business owners.  This event aims to inspire the audience, women in particular, by showing the power of enterprise to make a positive difference despite poverty, inequality and adverse social conditions.


The screening will be followed by a panel session and audience debate.


To register for the event click HERE


The panel will include:


Margot Thomas, Chief of Secretariat, UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment


Helen Walbey, Policy Chair for Health and Diversity, Federation of Small Business


Carol Cooke, CEO Scrumptious Productions


Professor Gillian Bristow, Dean for Research, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Sonia Brown, Founder and Director National Black Women’s Network


Tasnim Usman, Scholarship Student St John’s College Cardiff.


A key Welsh Government Minister has been invited to open and close the event.


The event will be hosted at Cardiff Business School in the Postgraduate Teaching Centre (PTC) and will include a poster fair presented by MSc Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship students celebrating entrepreneurs of the past and present, and a marketplace of local female entrepreneur’s businesses, showcasing their products.


The event will start at 5.30pm and close at 8pm.

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