Sharon is currently running her own business: Verde – Business Solutions supporting businesses to start and grow. Having started out in business since she was 19 Sharon has developed, ran and sold two other successful businesses. From her wealth of experience Sharon decided to support others through the journey of starting their own business and joined an Enterprise Agency Wenta to help advise and mentor individuals to set up their own businesses . At Wenta she was instrumental in starting and supporting over 100 businesses a month and personally developed over 400 business training courses. Sharon was also Chair of the Education Advisory Board; Member of the IMA, and in her spare time currently runs her own Italian holiday rental and property finding business. Sharon had an opportunity 3 years ago to run a women’s only programme successfully starting and growing over 300 businesses and loved helping other women to start, mentor and grow their businesses.
Debbie Gilbert is a multi-award winning entrepreneur who specialises in supporting SMES with their marketing and social media. She also coaches in networking skills and owns her own networking company, Mums UnLtd. She is passionate about supporting female entrepreneurs and in 2015 launched The Best Business Women Awards to provide a platform to truly recognise and reward the achievements of amazing business women across a wide variety of industry sectors.