She was put on a refugee train as a child to the UK. Using £6 and her house as collateral she set up a business whilst being the mother of an autistic son. When she sold it she made all her employees, most of whom were women, millionaires.

This is Dame ‘Steve’ Stephanie Shirley.  The IoD lifetime achievement award winner for 2016, she now travels the world talking about her experiences, motivating and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.

 

Come and hear her speak at The Wayfinder Group  #WW2017 annual motivational event ‘Inspiring Through Technology’ on Friday 12 May.

 

Supporting her are Alistair Wickens, CEO of the roadtohealthgroup who took his small Sussex based business to international success through the use of digital technology. Now the founder of a top 100 global app he’ll be hot-footing it from Montreal to speak at the conference.

 

There’s also Prof Karen Cham from Brighton University who works with blue-chip clients and local tech initiatives , and for those who are starting out, Mina O’Brien from Ditzy Media and Katie Diacon, one time RAF aerospace engineer and now on-line entrepreneur will be sharing their stories.

 

Be informed, motivated and inspired at #WW2017 Click on this link for more details.

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