#LeadHerShip returns in January 2019 with the opportunity for you to shadow female leaders in businesses across Wales.

Are you a young woman aged 18-25? Interested in entrepreneurship and how businesses are run in Wales? Then apply today!

Chwarae Teg’s LeadHerShip programme is giving young women aged between 18-25 an opportunity to shadow female leaders of businesses in Wales, to learn about entrepreneurship and how businesses are run on a daily basis.

Participants will gain first-hand experience from inspiring role models within the private sector and discover what it really takes to lead a successful business in Wales.

Research by the Women’s Business Council has shown that the UK economy is missing out on more than 1.2 million new enterprises due to the untapped business potential of women.
Through this exciting opportunity we are delighted to confirm shadowing opportunities with the following business leaders in in Wales:

Aimee Bateman, Founder and CEO – Career Cake – Cardiff – 24th January 2019. Read Aimee’s Bio here.

Linda Williams, Director of HR – Dwr Cymru – Treharris – 24th January 2019. Read Linda’s Bio here.

Sarah John, Co-Founder – Boss Brewing – Swansea – 25th January 2019. Read Sarah’s Bio here.

Alex-Michelle Parr, Managing Director – Wolfestone Holdings – Swansea – 28th or 29th January 2019. Read Alex-Michelle’s Bio here.

Michelle Barlett-Greavey, Head Shepherd – Baa Stool – Denbigh – 30th January 2019. Read Michelle’s Bio here.

What is LeadHerShip?

LeadHerShip is a programme of shadowing opportunities for young women to gain a better insight into senior decision making roles in Wales, with opportunities to shadow Assembly Members, Council Leader and female leaders in business.

The shadowing day provides a first-hand experience of how decisions are made within high profile roles across the sectors.

The day will also provide participants with one-to-one time with Leaders and their team, to gain an understanding of what the role includes.

The LeadHerShip shadowing opportunity will take place on a weekday in late January 2019, with a date being confirmed between the selected participants and business leaders.

How can I apply?

Any woman, aged between 18-25 and living in Wales, is eligible to apply. All you need to do is complete a short online application form about why you would like the opportunity to shadow a female leader in business.

You can do this by completing our online application form by 5pm, Monday, 7th January 2019.

Participants will be selected by Chwarae Teg and will be contacted within by Friday, 11th January 2019.

Once participants are selected, we will confirm and circulate more details, and put them in touch with their paired business Leader.