The School for Social Entrepreneurs (Dartington) hit the ground running by offering two intensive AWE Programmes since Oct 2019. The first of these was a pilot programme, run in Plymouth, and consisted of two modules. The second was a full programme of six modules, run in Paignton over twelve weeks. Sixteen harder-to-reach women completed the…
Alongside piloting the new workshops, University of Portsmouth is leading on the research element of the AWE project and working with University of Essex to discover more about the entrepreneurial ecosystem and how they can support women facing multiple challenges to start up and grow their businesses.
During the past few months, the AWE has been rolling out its programme of workshops designed specifically for women who want to get into or return to enterprise.
We have already trialled our Bootcamp sessions in UK and in France. Bootcamps comprise more intensive training, where participants attend workshops over a series of days to gain the knowledge and skills they need to set up a business. We received great feedback from the women that attended.