Group of 6 women and one man standing outside holding signs for international women's day

Converge Challenge – Bold For Change

Graeme Thomsonblog

In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2017 leading female entrepreneurs and businesswoman came together to share powerful statements to highlight this year’s theme #BeBoldForChange in St Andrews Square, Edinburgh.

Afterwards they participated in an event organised by Converge Challenge and Women’s Enterprise Scotland to inform, equip and inspire more females to have the ambition, confidence and support to unlock their full business potential.

Left to right:

  1. Adrian Gillespie, Managing Director of Operations (Growth Companies, Innovation and Infrastructure), Scottish Enterprise
  2. Lynne Cadenhead, Women’s Enterprise Scotland
  3. Gabriela Medero, KENOTEQ
  4. Dr Olga Kozlova, Director, Converge Challenge
  5. Anne Rushing, Pop Up! Scotland
  6. Susanne Mitschke, MindMate
  7. Linda Urquhart OBE. Chair, Morton Fraser