User Profile

Sally Arkley

About Me:

I am the director of; a new brand of the Women's Business Development Agency (WBDA). We are the longest-standing specialist women's enterprise support agency in the UK and now work across Europe. In 2008 I was given the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion for my work and in 2010 I was made an MBE by the Queen for services to women's enterprise

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Our activity has enabled thousands of women and girls to transform their lives through business start up and growth and through building their leadership skills. We have transformed ourselves from a small local business support agency to an internationally-recognised specialist organisation for women's business issues

I'm passionate about:

I care particularly about helping to develop aspirations, enterprise awareness and leadership skills in girls and young women, particularly those who face multiple disadvantages.
I want to contribute to the development of an economy where it is absolutely normal for women to be full participants at every level