women in business announced Ella Mills as one of the main speakers of his island Conference of Women Entrepreneurs taking place in October.

On Tuesday 11 October, the award-winning food writer and businesswoman will be joined by over 400 attendees, who for the first time will take place between live audiences across the island, connecting attendees to the Gibson Hotel in Dublin and at Titanic Belfast.

The conference theme, “I Did It My Way,” will anchor discussions on how women entrepreneurs have overcome challenges, as well as the opportunities they can explore across the island when developing of their business.

In addition to Ella Mills, conference attendees will hear from a range of leading female entrepreneurs from across the island, including Sonya Lennon (Work Equal), Jennifer Neff and Leeann Monk-Ozgul (Elemental) and Ailbhe Keane (Izzy Wheels), on the ups and downs of business development.

Lorraine AchesonManaging Director of Women in Business, said, “Building on the success of last year’s hybrid event, the All-Island Female Entrepreneurs 2022 conference is an opportunity to showcase aspiring entrepreneurs from across the Ireland and to report policies, programs and funding that focus on women. it will help achieve equity and bring about meaningful, long-term change for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

The conference is hosted by Norah Casey in Dublin and Sarah Travers in Belfast and is sponsored by Intertrade Ireland and the Yes You Can women’s business support scheme. Associate sponsors include Enterprise Ireland, Glandore, Innovate UK, IQ&Co and the British Business Bank.

This year National Women Entrepreneurs Dayan initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices, will take place on October 13.

The theme for NWED 2022 is “Our Future, Our Path” which will be reflected in all 16 events.

Breege CosgravePresident of NWED 2022, said, “At NWED 2022, you will have the opportunity to hear from women business owners who will tell their business stories and learn about all the great supports that exist for businesses and entrepreneurs. at all stages of development. and growing your Local Enterprise Office and other agencies. »

Photo: Ella Mills