Tech skills help, but as these role models show, you can also succeed if you have the ambition, drive and focus, plus the ability to inspire and bring together the right people and resources to make it happen.
Here are a few of the female entrepreneurs behind Silicon Roundabout’s start-ups and scale-ups.
Road safety concerns are more likely to stop women cycling. So it’s great to see young female innovators developing successful products to get us back in the saddle.
Who knew, our Charter member and podcaster Nadia Finer is the daughter of inventor Mandy Haberman. In this podcast Nadia talks about taking her mum to see a movie about a female inventor.
Time for some inspiration? Here are some amazing quotes from some awe-inspiring female entrepreneurs.
Kirsty Mac is a woman after our own heart. She loves technology and beautiful stationery and she has developed a range of products that bring them together.
When Rachael Wardle started datemy.co.uk, an online matchmaking site, she knew she was making a risky decision. She shares her experience of channelling judgement into taking good risks.
Where would we be today without the leadership of some extraordinary female pioneers? This great infographic shares some of their stories from science, business and politics.
Having worked in fast-paced digital startup companies that include fab.com, Katherine Hedley recently co-founded a new business, www.renewalsdesk.com, set to disrupt the industry behind intellectual property renewals.
How art school student Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh invented a product that has been compared with Sellotape in terms of significance.
Student@home is an award winning social enterprise, linking employment for students with technology access for the digitally-excluded. Its founder, Kelly Klein, answers this month’s Q&A.
Mumpreneur is a marmite word. But growing mum-led businesses are driving equality and success at work and home.
How the ‘power of the playground’ helped two mums, with no design experience, invent and launch Splats.
The Business & IP Centre at the British Library is a fantastic resource. Here is how they are supporting women in business.