Countdown to Empowerment: Join Us at EWIB 2023 – Unleash Your Potential!
There are just over two weeks to go until the British Franchise Association’s annual EWIB event (Empowering Women In Business), designed to support and inspire women in the business world. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Making your moments count.’
EWIB will be held at the Select Car Leasing Stadium (formerly the Madejski Stadium) in Reading on Wednesday 27th September 2023. The event is open to all women, not just BFA members, and tickets can be purchased via the BFA website.
The event will also play host to a variety of keynote speakers including former interviews producer for BBC 2’s flagship news programme ‘Newsnight’, Sam McAlister, one of the leading figures in women’s football, double FA Women’s Cup winner and three-time Premiere/Super League champion Eniola Aluko, and BBC 1’s The Apprentice winner 2022, Harpreet Kaur.Women who attend can look forward to a day of educational and empowering speeches, not least from the ‘Magic Six’ who will be presenting on a range of topics connected to personal and professional growth.
‘Coaching and collaboration’ by Emily Price, COO of the BFA.
‘Embrace your authentic self and advocacy’ by Anne-Marie Martin, Founder diddi Dance.
‘Surround yourself with positive circles’ by Jane James, founder of Little Voices.
‘Overcome self-doubt and unlock your potential’ by Lucy Campbell from Right at Home.
‘Discover the power of teamwork’ by Vicky Macqueen BEM from Didi Rugby.
‘Build meaningful connections’ by Rebecca Newenham from Get Ahead VA.
Dr Hannah MacKechnie, founder of Radfield Home Care said: “EWIB is a great platform for women to come together, learn and share valuable knowledge with each other and it equipped me with the tools, inspiration, and connections to drive positive change and further elevate the role of women in franchising.
“Having a female only event it allows the agenda to be more directly focused on topics that are highly relevant to the audience, creating more opportunities for authentic and open conversations. It inspired me to implement initiatives that empower and support women in my own franchise network.
“I will be attending again in 2023 and am looking forward to building more connections with like-minded women who are all focused on creating a more inclusive, welcoming sector that encourages other women to want to be a part of it.”
Emily Price, COO of the BFA Academy said: “After attending EWIB2022, I was filled with inspiration, newfound empowerment, and a readiness to take on any challenges ahead. EWIB22 had a profound impact on my mindset, equipping me with the tools to approach future obstacles with determination and excitement. Not to mention, the event deepened my connections, strengthening my valuable support network. It was a truly transformative experience.”