Women in Entrepreneurship



Exxcel is a part-time programme for women entrepreneurs who have a business idea they want to explore and develop. This programme will give you the opportunity to build the skills, mindset and knowledge to help you with your entrepreneurial journey.

Exxcel Programme

Women's Networking Groups

Womens Networking

The LEO recognises the unique challenges faced by women entering into entrepreneurship. Networking is a valuable resource for business owners

Contact us to talk about our next programme

National Women's Enterprise Day

NWED 2023

National Women's Enterprise Day is an annual event, held nationally every October to celebrate and focus on Women in Entrepreneurship.

New Frontiers

New Frontiers is a programme of 3 phases, taking you up to readiness for pre-seed fundraising. Whatever your business idea or sector, you will develop a wide range of business skills and get expert guidance from advisors and successful entrepreneurs. All this happens in the supportive environment of a local incubation centre, where you and your fellow participants will be based.

New Frontiers

Strengthening You in Your Business

Strenghthening you in your Business

An opportunity to review your skills and expertise and, how you can leverage them to strengthen your business. Exploring your mind-set and how this impact your business

Strengthening you in Your Business


Mentoring FB

Mentoring matches up the knowledge and insights of experienced business practitioners with SME owners who need practical and strategic one-to-one advice and guidance

Apply for Mentoring

Engage with the LEO

Mairead O'Donnell, Allyson English, Rosie Mansfield

Opportunities arise for special programmes, awards, and networking events throughout the year. Stay engaged with the LEO for opportunities via the newsletter and social media channels