Women in Business names Belfast Met as its newest educational partner

  • Local business network Women in Business has announced that Belfast Met is officially joining as its third Educational Partner in a significant new two-year collaboration.

    Belfast Met is to join Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University Business School has official educational partners of Women in Business, Northern Ireland’s largest business network aimed specifically at supporting female entrepreneurs and business leaders. The partnership will run for two years and will see both organisations collaborate on the Women in Business Young Women’s Network.

    Women in Business represents over 3,500 members across all sectors of the business and entrepreneurship community, from sole traders and owners of new startups all the way up to chief executives of major firms. The new partnership aims to demonstrate that both Belfast Met and Women in Business are committed to supporting and growing a diverse and inclusive local economy.

    Marie-Thérèse McGivern, Chief Executive of Belfast Met commented on the new partnership: "Membership of this network will enable us to outreach, engage and promote our services to over 3000 businesses. This membership will also provide our own staff with valuable professional and personal development opportunities through engagement with the wide variety of programmes and events offered by Women in Business."

    Women in Business Chief Executive Roseann Kelly announced: "Belfast Met has a very clear vision and commitment to make a valuable impact on the economic and social success of the city of Belfast and beyond, this resonates with Women in Business. We will effectively work together to equip our members and students with the education and skills for employment and work closely to enhance the opportunities for female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Northern Ireland."

    For more information on Women in Business, head over to www.womeninbusinessni.com

    Source: Written based on press release

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