The NOI Club's mission is to help members bring forward their projects.
In this event we shared our skills and ideas to help a disruptive shoe business and a conscious yoga leggings brand to take off!
A perfect mix of fun, inspiration and serendipity!
If you are interested in hearing about the session, one of our NOI Ladies has written a post
Abi Childs is a finance escapee and Fellow of the On Purpose programme aimed at inspiring leaders to use business for good. She is currently a freelance Management Consultant specialising in mental health, something she cares passionately about. She is also pursuing another passion in life and setting up an ethical yoga clothing brand, Samanata Yogi, with her friend and biz partner, Michelle. The first collection, Wanderlust, combines her love of travelling and yoga to create leggings inspired by travel and the wonderful planet that we live on. Launching soon!
Read more about Abi here
Sharon Maddy Patel is an ex pharmaceutical professional, mum of two girls and is now pursuing her dream of starting up a business. Sharon spent 11 years working in the pharmaceutical industry in various sales and project management roles. She completed her MBA whilst having her first daughter and went back to work briefly before her second daughter was born. Since then she has turned her back on the corporate world and has spent time figuring it all out. With the help of 'Escape the City Startup tribe’ back in April 2015, she has slowly been working on her ‘Project Shoe’. Sharon's passion was born from a once owned and well loved pair of shoes. These shoes made people stop in the street and caught the attention of passengers on business flights. You might be thinking it was something outlandish, garish, but no, it was simple. Simple, elegant and classic... And that is where Sharon starts her journey...