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Interview with Claire Rizos, managing director of Clarity Safety Solutions

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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in sparsely populated communities across northern Europe.

W-Power works with women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated areas across northern Europe and the Arctic rim, encouraging them to set-up, develop and grow their businesses. The project seeks to achieve this through capacity building and providing opportunities for transnational connections and learning.

W-Power Inspiring Women in Business Podcast shares the stories of some of the amazing women who are part of this project and their journeys in business.

Our guest today is Claire Rizos, managing director of Clarity Safety Solutions. Claire works across Argyll undertaking health and safety consultancy work from site safety inspections to general and fire risk assessments. Claire specialises in technical writing on health and safety topics for UK based companies.

For more information on today’s guest Claire and Clarity Safety Solutions email claire@claritysafety.co.uk.

Find out more about the W-Power Online Network for Businesswomen in Argyll by following our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/W-Power-Online-Network-for-Businesswomen-in-Argyll-105554437838181/

And to join the W-Power Female Entrepreneurs Online Network visit:

https://tuminds.com/w-power-female-entrepreneurs-online-network/

Join the International LinkedIn Group

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8725639/

For more on the wider W-Power Project visit:

http://w-power.interreg-npa.eu

With thanks to the following organisations for their support with this project:

· Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund http://www.interreg-npa.eu

· Highlands and Islands Enterprise https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

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Season 1, Episode 5 · 2 months ago

Interview with Yvonne Lancaster founder of Welan

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in sparsely populated communities across northern Europe.

W-Power works with women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated areas across northern Europe and the Arctic rim, encouraging them to set-up, develop and grow their businesses. The project seeks to achieve this through capacity building and providing opportunities for transnational connections and learning.

W-Power Inspiring Women in Business Podcast shares the stories of some of the amazing women who are part of this project and their journeys in business.

My guest today is Yvonne Lancaster founder of Welan, wooly hats. Based on the Isle of Tiree, Yvonne first took in an orphaned lamb, and then one turned into a small flock, requiring shearing each year. So to give them a long and happy life Welan was born, using sustainable wool and creating handmade woolly hats sold direct from the Isle.

For more information on today’s guest Yvonne and Welan visit https://www.welan-tiree.com

Find out more about the W-Power Online Network for Businesswomen in Argyll by following our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/W-Power-Online-Network-for-Businesswomen-in-Argyll-105554437838181/

And to join the W-Power Female Entrepreneurs Online Network visit:

https://tuminds.com/w-power-female-entrepreneurs-online-network/

Join the International LinkedIn Group

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8725639/

For more on the wider W-Power Project visit:

http://w-power.interreg-npa.eu

With thanks to the following organisations for their support with this project:

· Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund http://www.interreg-npa.eu

· Highlands and Islands Enterprise https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

Season 2, Episode 1 · 1 month ago

Interview with Cheryl Jamieson, founder at Glansin Glass

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in sparsely populated communities across northern Europe.

W-Power works with women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated areas across northern Europe and the Arctic rim, encouraging them to set-up, develop and grow their businesses. The project seeks to achieve this through capacity building and providing opportunities for transnational connections and learning.

W-Power Inspiring Women in Business Podcast shares the stories of some of the amazing women who are part of this project and their journeys in business.

My guest today is Cheryl Jamieson, artist at Glansin Glass. Cheryl was born and bred on Shetland and her fused glass products reflect the environment she lives in, which as she describes is stunningly beautiful, and also has a rich heritage, archaeology and geology. Cheryl’s pieces reflect this and the sea around Shetland.

For more information on today’s guest Cheryl and Glansin Glass http://www.glansinglass.co.uk

For more on the W-Power Project visit:

http://w-power.interreg-npa.eu

Join the International LinkedIn Group

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8725639/

Find out more about the W-Power Online Network for Businesswomen in Argyll by following the Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/W-Power-Online-Network-for-Businesswomen-in-Argyll-105554437838181/

And to join the W-Power Female Entrepreneurs Online Network in Argyll, Scotland visit:

https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

With thanks to the following organisations for their support with this project:

· Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund http://www.interreg-npa.eu

· Highlands and Islands Enterprise https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

Season 2, Episode 2 · 1 month ago

Interview with Kate Suopajärvi, founder at Arctic Cherry

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in sparsely populated communities across northern Europe.

W-Power works with women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated areas across northern Europe and the Arctic rim, encouraging them to set-up, develop and grow their businesses. The project seeks to achieve this through capacity building and providing opportunities for transnational connections and learning.

W-Power Inspiring Women in Business Podcast shares the stories of some of the amazing women who are part of this project and their journeys in business.

My guest today is Kate Suopajärvi, founder at Arctic Cherry. Kate is a fashion designer and model based in Finish Lapland. Kate first started in 2016 as a freelance model to show that plus size women can be equal in the fashion business too. Kate has had a career in the theatre and beauty industry and this year she has launched her own fashion brand Arctic Cherry Designs.

For more information on today’s guest Kaye and Artic Cherry https://www.facebook.com/arcticcherrykate/

For more on the W-Power Project visit:

http://w-power.interreg-npa.eu

Join the International LinkedIn Group

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8725639/

Find out more about the W-Power Online Network for Businesswomen in Argyll by following the Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/W-Power-Online-Network-for-Businesswomen-in-Argyll-105554437838181/

And to join the W-Power Female Entrepreneurs Online Network in Argyll, Scotland visit:

https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

With thanks to the following organisations for their support with this project:

· Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund http://www.interreg-npa.eu

· Highlands and Islands Enterprise https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

Season 2, Episode 3 · 1 month ago

Interview with Marianne Hoppu, founder at Narskuttelu Oy

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in sparsely populated communities across northern Europe.

W-Power works with women entrepreneurs in sparsely populated areas across northern Europe and the Arctic rim, encouraging them to set-up, develop and grow their businesses. The project seeks to achieve this through capacity building and providing opportunities for transnational connections and learning.

W-Power Inspiring Women in Business Podcast shares the stories of some of the amazing women who are part of this project and their journeys in business.

My guest today is Marianne Hoppu, founder at Narskuttelu Oy based in Kitee, Finland.

Marianne has a background in Engineering and has lived in Kitee for over 10 years, before that spending time in the USA. She is now the manager of the family business Narskuttelu Oy which manufactures Xylitol nature’s own sweetener, which tastes like normal sugar but has much lower glycemic index. The main market for the products is surrounding Nordic countries and exporting to central Europe.

For more information on today’s guest Marianne and Narskuttelu Oy https://www.narskutteluoy.fi

For more on the W-Power Project visit:

http://w-power.interreg-npa.eu

Join the International LinkedIn Group

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8725639/

Find out more about the W-Power Online Network for Businesswomen in Argyll by following the Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/W-Power-Online-Network-for-Businesswomen-in-Argyll-105554437838181/

And to join the W-Power Female Entrepreneurs Online Network in Argyll, Scotland visit:

https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/

With thanks to the following organisations for their support with this project:

· Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Regional Development Fund http://www.interreg-npa.eu

· Highlands and Islands Enterprise https://www.hie.co.uk/support/browse-all-support-services/w-power/