As it's Wool Week, I have a special edition of my Wonderful Women series featuring the two entrepreneurs, Cat and E-J — or Emma — who are two friends who live in the UK but hail from New Zealand.
It's time for my Wonderful Women feature - a series of Q&As celebrating all the incredible and inspiring ladeez out there!
It's so easy in life to be constantly chasing dreams, and believe me, I'm a big believer in dreaming big, working hard, and simply going for 'it' whatever 'it' might be, but recently I've had a little shift in thinking...
Amalie Hughes is wife to Christian and mum of two to Josh and Poppy (4 and 3). In 2013, Amalie embarked on self-employment and a brand new venture, Toddler Fun Learning, developing free videos to entertain, engage and educate the young ones of today globally. In less than 2 years, their videos have had over 25 million views and they have over 35,000 subscribers to their You Tube Channel.
Heidi Gosman is co founder and Creative Director at heidi klein, the first one-stop beachwear shop in the UK. Heidi designs all the beachwear, from maxi dresses and kaftans to bikinis and one-pieces with 4 collections each year. Her recent designs include their little girls and boys beachwear collections and accessories.
Carol Smillie is a 53yr old mother of 3 teenagers, probably best known as a tv presenter on British screens over the last 20yrs, she has now set up her own business DiaryDoll with friend, ex British No1 tennis player Annabel Croft.
Debbie Sterling is the Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award winning toy company on a mission to 'disrupt the pink aisle' with interactive construction toys and stories for girls.
Claire Young is 32 old straight talking, no-nonsense business woman and new mother of 1, who is well known for reaching the final of series 4 of BBC1’s The Apprentice (2008) watched by over 11 million viewers.
Jessica Huie is an award winning entrepreneur (Daily Mail's Enterprising Young Brit Award, Evening Standard's Most Inspirational Entrepreneur, Glamour Magazine's Power List... the list goes on) and she is founder of multi racial greeting card and gift brand Color blind Cards www.colorblindcards.com and JH Public Relations.