Women in Business event

Staff member Tracey Parvin with Primary Education alumni

Join us for this Canterbury Christ Church University led event, with guest speaker Susie Warran-Smith CBE (formerly Sue Nelson), an award-winning businesswoman, author, broadcaster, and speaker. Open to all, this lunch time event will give you the chance to network with peers and build new relationships as we examine the barriers currently facing female leaders (and future leaders) and hear how to overcome them.

Date: Wednesday 20 July
Location: St Martin’s Priory, Canterbury
Cost: £24.95
For more information: artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 922994

Speaker biography

Susie Warran-Smith CBE (formerly Sue Nelson) is an award-winning businesswoman, author, broadcaster, and speaker. She founded the multiple award-winning Breakthrough Funding, which was sold to EY (Ernst and Young) in 2020. The company won the coveted Independent Tax Consultancy Firm in the UK 2019 at the Tolley Awards for its role in gaining over £60 million of funding for innovative UK start-ups. She was awarded the Kent Business Woman of the Year in 2017 and the London and South East Director of the Year 2019 by the Institute of Directors. On 1 January 2022 she became a Commander of the British Empire in the New Year Honours list.