Women, Small Business and Climate with Maggie Berry OBE
Join Em and Barabra talking all things Women, Small Business and Climate. WE chat all things to do with these topics and we giggle a lot. How does Barbara think the world is going from her perspective as a small business owner. How can we as business owner, and people affect climate change and so much more..
Maggie’s Social Media:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maggieberryuk/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/theheartofthecity/
About Maggie Berry:
Maggie leads Heart of the City, an organisation that works with SMEs to help them to develop responsible business programmes which can range from climate action programmes, supporting their local community to reducing their environmental impact or promoting diversity and wellbeing in the workplace. Heart of the City is an independent charity which is housed by and supported by the City of London Corporation and since its inception twenty years ago, it has been at the forefront of helping small businesses to build successful responsible business programmes.
Maggie was previously Executive Director for Europe for WEConnect International, a global organisation championing supplier diversity in procurement and helping majority owned women businesses to connect into the corporate supply chain. For over eight years, Maggie had lead responsibility for the organisation in Europe and her role involved developing corporate and public sector support as well as growing and supporting a network of c1,800 women-owned businesses across Europe.
Prior to this, Maggie ran an online job board, recruitment and networking forum for women working in the technology profession in the UK. Maggie remains informally involved with championing women in the technology profession and is a Freeman at the Information Technologists' Company in the City of London.
In June 2019, Maggie was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of her services to women in business and technology.
Maggie wants to help more women to succeed and achieve in their careers – whether that’s in the corporate world or as an entrepreneur. I am privileged to have connected with so many amazing women across my career and I am inspired every day by the small business owners I meet.