I’m delighted to announce that I have been selected as a finalist in the 2021 UK’s leading programme for female entrepreneurs.
How do you define professional success? A corner office, overlooking the city? A hefty wallet, filled to the brim with cash? Or a colourful career, littered with accolades, awards, and increasingly senior titles?
From leaving private practice to opening the doors of my own law firm. When I look back at those times now, I can see how much I’ve learned. About law, myself and business. Starting Stephenson Law has been the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but also the most rewarding and enjoyable.
In October 2020, a member of my team sent me the link to the Innovate UK ‘Women in Innovation’ award, suggesting I apply. At the time I didn’t know very much about Innovate UK and the work it does, and I’d never heard of the Women in Innovation Award, but I quickly realised it was something I needed to explore...
Last week was a rollercoaster. The positivity and strength emitted by women all over the world on International Women’s Day was palpable. Finally, our collective voice was gaining momentum and it felt like real progress was being made. And then, we hear the devasting news about Sarah Everard. A lady not much younger than me, who vanished on her way home on 3 March.