Excuse me while I contribute to the economy

I once visited a hotel in Holland with a pool with a wave-machine. Push a button and waves would start rolling towards you, thus helping you build upper body strength. Start your own business in Belgium, combine it with motherhood and you get a perfect reenactment of that experience. Being an entrepreneur is already a…

The Art of Risk

This month’s Young Woman to Watch is the dynamic Kritika Ashok. Currently focussed on building ArtNouv – a company that promotes affordable art and allows people to order customised handmade oil on canvas paintings – Kritika also heads the e-commerce department for one of the leading independent opticians in Ireland, Mairead O’Leary Opticians. Originally from…

When the astronauts call Earth from space, we answer

When we checked in with Andrea Boyd a few weeks ago, one of our talented Young Women to Watch 2013, we didn’t expect her to say she’d be the new voice of Europe to the International Space Station. Needless to say we’re very proud. There’s no way of knowing where this young woman could end…

Budding Journopreneurs in London

Leadarise London was delighted to welcome journalist Danielle Batist as a guest speaker this week. With over 13 years of experience Danielle has lived and worked all over the world and contributed to a number of publications and outlets including Aljazeera and the Guardian. She has reported on the birth of the new nation of…

Bigger and Better Things

After her sterling performance at #EUdebate2014, we asked Jenny de Nijs a little more about herself and how she handles being often the only woman, let alone young person, speaking on expert panels. Prepare yourselves for some very useful tips from this Brussels Young Woman to Watch who certainly gets our vote! How did you develop…