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Interview with Rachel McNeill, founder of Islay Whisky Academy

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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 Rachel McNeill, founder of the Islay Whisky Academy. Through her business Rachel shares the experience of whisky with her audience, and is about to launch her new Whisky Affinity Online Course . The course will appeal to “everyone who’s interested in life” and as Rachel emphasises “you don’t need to be a Scotch fan to enjoy the course”.

For more information on Rachel and the Islay Whisky Academy visit: https://www.islaywhiskyacademy.scot

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 2, Episode 4 · 1 month ago

Interview with Aveline O'Sullivan, founder of Bloom in a Box

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 Aveline O'Sullivan, founder of Bloom in a Box. Her aim is to make ordinary moments feel extraordinary and has come up with a plan to reinvent the gifting of flowers, whilst also solving a nationwide flower delivery problem in Ireland. Her aim is for everyone to share a special moment in time through the gift of flowers.

For more information on today’s guest Aveline and Bloom in a Box https://bloominabox.com

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 5 · 3 weeks ago

Interview with Lyne Chantal Boudreau, a social entrepreneur and founder of Bibilyn Designs

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 Lyne Chantal Boudreau, a social entrepreneur and founder of Bibilyn Designs. Founded through Lyne’s passion for international fashion and creating bespoke dresses she wants to restore women and children’s confidence who have been affected by violence by donating a percentage of her profits to projects aimed at curbing violence and social injustices among women and children..

For more information on today’s guest Lyne and Bibilyn Designs https://bibilyndesigns.com

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 6 · 2 weeks ago

Interview with Anna Kuhmunen, owner of Silba Siida

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 Anna Kuhmunen, owner of Silba Siida.

Anna and her partner Erik are a young indigenous Sami couple and created an experience where guests enjoy real Sami hospitality, from food to stories around the fireplace. They live the traditional lifestyle based on reindeer herding and love to share this with visitors.

For more information on today’s guest Anna and Silba Siida http://silba.se

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/