Featured Women

Liverpool Girl Geeks is a company that thrives to inspire women and girls to join the tech business. They state that if we don’t act now, by 2040 only 1% of the tech sector will be women.

In 2013, Rebecca Jones and Chelsea Slater asked “Where are all the women in tech?” and the answer was nowhere. In response to this, they started multiple workshops for women and girls, teaching them coding and other aspects of the tech industry.

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Jeanette became aware of civil celebrants when she travelled to Australia to attend the wedding of her sister who used an experienced, local celebrant. The service was superb, summing up the unique relationship between her sister and her husband in a way that touched the hearts of each of the guests.

Having led a full and rewarding career in secondary education as a Year Manager working mainly in behavioral management and fostering over 60 children, Jeanette decided to take early retirement and use her caring and nurturing nature to become a civil celebrant.

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As Chair of the Survivors of the Bereaved by Suicide, a nationwide charity offering a unique and distinct service for bereaved adults across the UK, Angela offered support to families and friends whose loved ones have taken their own life.

With over 50 free support groups throughout the UK, the Charity offers support to over 7,000 people each year. Angela led the Liverpool support group for 7 years and currently sits on the All Party Parliamentary Group tackling Suicide Prevention in England and Wales. She has worked with the charity for 11 years in a voluntary capacity.

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Julie’s aim is to make Liverpool the most autism friendly city in the world and in 2015 set up a company called Autism Adventures CIC and has already secured many contracts with Everton Football Club, Mersey Travel and Liverpool One but to name a few.

Autism Adventures CIC offers families living with Autism, leisure and play opportunities in an Autism friendly setting exclusive use of activities during school holidays. They promote Autism through campaigns and events that are run throughout the year to showcase all opportunities for families to access.

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Owner of Roz Tranfield Beauty Centre, Roz Transfield was the winner of Michael W Halsalls Merseyside Woman of the Year Award in 2016. She has organized and taken part in many fundraising events in aid of The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity as well as running her highly successful salon.

Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2014, Roz decided to fundraise for both cancer research and the centre where she is receiving her treatment. After a full mastectomy, reconstruction and chemotherapy she has been tirelessly mentoring fellow breast cancer patients.

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Hannah Alexander had been working in financial services for about 15 years when she decided on a crucial career change and become a Travel Consultant for Not Just Travel’s Franchise.

Hannah was fed up of her 9 to 5 job and wanted to do something exciting. She had caught the travelling bug before getting married, exploring the world 17 years ago. She also knew that organising and booking business trips was a part of her role when she worked in finance. As a result, she was able to combine her organisational skills and passion for travel to find the perfect job, it was like the role of a travel consultant was made for her!

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Apollo Care was founded in 2011 by Cheryl White after she had worked in Health and Social Care for many years. During her time working as a Community Nurse, she realised the need for a Home Care provider that focused on flexible, individualised care packages that were tailored to meet the care needs of each individual service user.

While visiting her patients at home, Cheryl had witnessed the effects of social isolation on elderly people in her area and after contacting several providers to try and access support for these people the idea for Apollo Care was born.

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