Enterprising Women's Group

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise (LSBE)

The purpose of the group is to establish a community of enterprising female students, staff and business leaders to share experiences, impactful research and best practice via a series of networking events, seminars and workshops.

These events are open to all North West business professionals, as well as UCLan students and staff, with an interest in the Enterprising Women initiative.

LSBE Enterprising Women's Group (EWG) are committed to developing dynamic professional women business leaders and managers of the future.

To find out more please contact EnterprisingWomen@uclan.ac.uk

Upcoming Events

Inspiring Speaker Event Network Series

4 December 2019, 4 March 2020 UCLan, Preston

The EWG hosts a series of inspiring speaker events to enable enterprising female students, staff and business leaders to share experiences, impactful research and best practice. Further details for each of these events will follow.

Past Events

Lynn Kelly

Inspiring Speaker Event - Lynn Kelly, St Catherine’s Hospice

Lynn provided an inspirational and fascinating talk, with an insight into her own career  journey, from graduating, working in Radio and becoming Director Knowledge and Technical at St Catherine’s Hospice. Lynn also talked about he benefits of life long learning and advice on how being proactive can lead to an amazing career.

2 October 2019 

Gender Conference

Gender, Enterprise and Wellbeing Conference 

This exciting full day event was hosted by IROWE alongside ISBE and LSBE EWG, and aimed to merge communities from research, policy and practice to discuss themes around gender, enterprise and wellbeing.

11 July 2019

LSBE Enterprising Women’s Group Inspiring Female Student Award

The award was open to all female students registered on programmes in LSBE. Students could enter the competition in three ways; Nominate themselves, be nominated by a fellow student or be nominated by a member of staff.

17 May 2019

International Women’s Day - Inspiring Students and CIM Finalists Presentation

Third year business and marketing students Nichola Hedger and Mig Seikyte, shared their tips for pitching at an event for International Women’s Day, following being the only North West University team shortlisted in the CIM’s The Pitch 2019 competition

8 March 2019

Inspiring Speaker Event - Dragons' Den Winner Amy Wordsworth

Amy provided an inspirational and entrepreneurial talk, with an insight into her own journey, from graduating, to launching her children's toiletries brand 'Good Bubble', to working alongside Deborah Meaden, to most recently securing a dream deal with Boots.

27 February 2019

News

EWG Awards Presentation

Celebration of Success – EWG Awards Presentation

It was great to see the LSBE students who have demonstrated their support of enterprising activities and encouraged other students to engage with their studies and other university activities, being presented with the Inspiring Female Student Awards at the Celebration of Success event.

15 July 2019, UCLan, Preston

Olivia Fishwick

LSBE Inspiring Female Student Award 2019 – Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of the LSBE Inspiring Female Student Award: 1st - Nyanar Jasmine Dombek Deng, 2nd - Olivia Fishwick (pictured), 3rd - Safiya Valli Mohammed Gurjee, and Group Award - Hannah Whittaker, Amrit Kaur and Monika Szabo-Helyes. Well done to all our nominees.

24 May 2019, UCLan, Preston

Headline Sponsor of the Inspiring Women Awards

The LSBE Enterprising Women’s Group were proud to sponsor this event again this year, as the awards' ethos has a strong link with what the group are trying to achieve in the North West. Those that attended enjoyed an afternoon alongside the women whose inspiring stories were taking centre stage and celebrating with some very worthy winners.

10 May 2019, The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

University Stars

University Stars 2018 – Enterprising Women’s Group Winners

Congratulations to two LSBE Enterprising Women’s Group members for being winners at the UCLan University Stars 2018. Well done to Louise McArdle for winning ‘Inspiring Leader’ and Louise Hoole being awarded ‘Hidden Gem’.

7 December 2018, UCLan, Preston

Inspiring Female Student Award Winners

EWG Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the winning students are as follows:

First place
Nyanar Jasmine Dombek Deng
£250 Love2shop vouchers

Second place
Olivia Fishwick
£150 Love2shop vouchers

Third place
Safiya Valli Mohammed Gurjee
£100 Love2shop vouchers

Plus a Special Recognition Prize for a Group Activity
Hannah Whittaker, Amrit Kaur and Monika Szabo-Helyes
£90 Love2shop vouchers