When a woman is empowered, women are empowered. Each new achievement reinforces us all.

Case Studies

 A Hectic Work Life Encouraged Laura Platt To Start Up Her Own  Makeup Business And A Salon! 

 Working in a salon and experiencing the same thing every day was becoming  tedious for Makeup Artist Laura Platt. So, Laura decided to set up her own  freelance Makeup business. The opportunities found along Laura's journey  have  led to her opening up her own salon in St Helens. Prior to taking the  plunge,  Laura worked in a beauty salon for 12 years. 

 Read Laura's full case study here 


 BBC Radio Merseyside Presenter Ngunan Launches Not Just One  Business But Two! iWoman Media & iWoman Academy 

 There are some women who come along to us for support and end up  becoming  part of the famliy! Ngunan Adamu is one of those women, she's such  a regular  here at The Women's Orgnisation, that we're considering asking her  to move in!  Ngunan recieved support from us to help her start her businesses;  iWoman  media and iWoman Academy 

 Read Ngunan's full case study here


 Vanessa Boateng-Ukoro Took Her Passion For The Environment And  Made It Into A Full-Time Career; UNOF Environmental Solutions Ltd. 

 After starting her business with husband Felix, Vanessa came to The Women's  Organisation for business development under our growth programme; New  Markets 2. Vanessa and Felix run their own environmental and waste  management company; UNOF Environmental Solutions Limited. 

 Read Vanessa's full case study here 



Past Case Studies

More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker


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