The WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise 100), created in partnership with NatWest, is the first ever index to recognise and celebrate inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and mission-driven business.
Design Council CEO Sarah Weir had a career in finance before taking on several influential roles in the arts. On the sidelines of our WISE100 event, she tells us why she believes in 'sharing the stage' with other women.
If you took some of the UK’s leading women in social enterprise and put them around a dinner table, what would they talk about? For the first in our WISE conversations series in Edinburgh, we found out.
Gender is not as balanced in social sectors as people may think, says Jessica Brown. If social enterprises and investors really want to drive impact, gender equality and BAME inclusion must become part of their DNA.