Women & Enterprise’s mission is to help women to change their lives through nurturing the development of women-led businesses. We do this through providing  business support, meeting and enterprise space, and a diverse programme of events especially for women in business.


We have a vision

We want a world in which more women are leading successful enterprises and are enabled to achieve their economic and entrepreneurial goals.

We believe passionately in women and enterprise. 

about-2-v2We share beliefs

Ingenuity and creativity should be encouraged in everyone.

Everyone who wants to should be able to earn a living.

Enterprise helps people to feel purposeful, happy and healthy.

about-3-v3We have core values

To be constantly learning, researching and developing for the benefit of our clients.

Team-working wherever possible across everything we do.

To provide quality support and be the best at what we do.

To have ambition and sustainability at the forefront in everything we do.

To impact positively on people’s lives socially, economically and environmentally.

Equality of opportunity underpins all our activities internally and externally.

These are at the heart of everything we do

Spearheaded by Birmingham City Council, Women & Enterprise is an initiative supported and delivered by a range of organisations and individuals including:

Birmingham City Council – Cabinet Member, Cllr Tahir Ali; Officer, Mohammed Zahir
South & City College Birmingham – Mike Hopkins
iSE (Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs) – Sarah Crawley
Acuwomen – Angela Maxwell
Adanna International (UK) Ltd – Joan Blaney
Women Acting in Today’s Society – Dr Zahida Shah
Businesswoman – Jasnarah Begum
I Dare U Foundation – Nurjahan Khatun, CEO and Founder
Gladstone Inc Ltd – Jobina Qazi
ART Business Loans
Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC)
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Catalyst
European Union
Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
Green Bridge
National Westminster Bank
Prince’s Trust

Spot On Marketing & Communications CIC

University of Birmingham

Support Us

If you are interested in supporting us, financially or in any other way, we’d love to hear from you. Please get in touch on 0121 663 1711 or hello@womenandenterprise.co.uk.