Welcome to the WOMEN EMPOWERMENT NETWORK
To connect young ambitious ethnic minority women with the tools, resources and community required for their professional and business success. The three key strategies to fulfilling this mission:
" If you want to go fast, go alone ... If you want to go far, go with others "
- African Proverb
- We realise that networking is an essential part of building a successful career and business. Research has highlighted that women, especially those from an ethnic minority background do not always have access to networks that open doors to career advancement.
We organise exciting events in a relaxed environment where you can easily meet women who are thought-leaders in their respective industries and learn from their experiences and insights.
- Despite the growing emphasis on mentorship and its importance, there are still a high number of ambitious women who do not have mentors to support them in their career and business development.
We see ‘mentoring as a brain to pick, an ear to listen and a push in the right directions’ – which is why we invite highly successful guest speakers to share their blueprint for success, and answer specific career and business questions from our members.
" We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how "
" Power is gained by sharing knowledge and not hoarding "
- Our biggest obstacle to success is ourselves, and the second biggest obstacle is the ‘unknown unknowns’.
- In Britain many young ethnic minority women come from first generation immigrant families or from homes where they are the first generation to go to university, or just new to the stark cultural differences in the workplace. Our lack of knowledge of what we do not know is what often slows our progress.
At WEMNE, we identify highly experienced, successful ethnic minority women who are willing and able to share their journey. This passing down of knowledge and exclusive insight into the world of business and work, as an ethnic minority woman, helps to better equip us for the journey still ahead.