Women on Top in Aberdeen: The Real & Unfiltered Secrets of Success from Two Trailblazing Female Entrepreneurs Jo Fairley & Dr Jeanette Forbes

Women on Top in Aberdeen: The Real & Unfiltered Secrets of Success from Two Trailblazing Female Entrepreneurs Jo Fairley & Dr Jeanette Forbes

a month ago1 hr 11 mins

In this live recording of the Women on Top event in Aberdeen, dive into the captivating stories and invaluable insights shared by Jo Fairley, founder of Green & Black's and renowned journalist, and Dr. Jeanette Forbes OBE, Chief Executive and Founder of PCL Group and owner of Grape & Grain.

This episode unveils the personal experiences, valuable lessons, and transformative journeys of two trailblazing female entrepreneurs.

Discover how Jo Fairley's entrepreneurial journey was shaped, how embracing opportunities and overcoming procrastination allowed her to revolutionise the chocolate industry with Green & Black's and discover why business plans are like birth plans.

Hear from Dr. Jeanette Forbes OBE as she discusses her disciplined approach to business and how she challenged industry norms to become a trailblazer in the male-dominated IT sector. Be inspired by her belief in the power of entrepreneurship to drive positive change and her commitment to promoting mental health and community engagement.

Both Jo and Jeanette emphasise the importance of resilience, determination, and adaptability in entrepreneurship and success. 

Huge thanks to our sponsors for this episode The Scottish Government Pathways Fund and RBS.

And a big thank you to our guests, Jo Fairley:

https://www.josephinefairley.com/

And Dr Jeanette Forbes OBE:

https://portlethen.com/

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