Pictured announcing the “Fuelling Ambition: Steps to Success” roadshow are l-r Catherine Hennessy of Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office; Jacqui Norton, Enterprise Ireland; Karen Hennessy CEO
The “Fuelling Ambition: Steps to Success” South East event is being hosted by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and the Entrepreneurs Academy and will take place in the Hotel Kilkenny, College Road, Kilkenny on Thursday, April 6 at 6pm.
The event aims to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs in Wicklow and across the country. Clare Hughes, Managing Director of CF Pharma and Geraldine Byrne, Founder of Mediskin are two big Irish success stories and they going to share their business journeys and ‘steps to success’ at the event.
Building on the successful ‘Fuelling Ambition’ initiative introduced in 2016, this year’s roadshow will feature an Elevator Pitch competition with a prize package worth €4,000.
MC for the Evening is Chief Executive of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, Karen Hennessy. Karen currently sits on the Irish Design Interdepartmental Steering Group, the Advisory Group for Small Business (AGSB), Chartered Accountants Ireland’s Members in Business Committee and Kilkenny & Carlow Education and Training Board. She was recently appointed to the Irish Advisory Board of UCD Cantillon Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Design.
Clare Hughes is Managing Director of CF Pharma based in Kilkenny. CF Pharma specialize in the development of niche generics, medical devises and innovative food supplements. They offer a globally exclusive portfolio of products to other pharmaceutical companies and directly to consumers.
Tickets are free but must be booked at fuellingambitionkilkenny.eventbrite.com.