Women Work 2018 would not be possible without the help of our committee and volunteers to whom we are immensely grateful.

The Women Work Committee

 Sharné Bättenhaussen

System Analyst & Strategist

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Sharné is a Systems Analyst and Strategist. She helps small businesses improve and implement policies and procedures into their structures. Sharné believes that systems should work for you and not the other way round. She has also discovered a love for teaching people how to use basic marketing and organising tools. Sharné loves giving women the power of knowledge and seeing their confidence grow by having it.

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Sara Graham-hart

Therapist & Consultant

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Sara is affiliated to Arbonne International, a trusted 37 year old Swiss heritage health and wellness company, which formulates a huge range of the highest quality, botanically based, vegan, cruelty-free, no “nasties” products. She is also a qualified Swedish Massage and Usui Reiki II therapist, with further specialist oncology and lymphatic drainage massage training planned. Sara is a member of and Group Leader for the nearly 1000 strong Therapists Network, operating in Kent and now expanding into Sussex.

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Lindsay kennedy

Business Owner & Mentor

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Post 18 years in the City at a Financial Institution, Lindsay is changing course as she wants to be a more hands-on Mum.  She also wishes to help others have opportunities to change & improve their lives, she does this by being a Forever Living Independent Business owner & Mentor and being involved in fab events such as Women Work. Lindsay also loves to support local businesses, she hosts a networking group and works for Friends Together which provides local bereavement support. Lindsay has discovered that there is so much out there post the corporate world & life has become much more favorable.

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The Women Work Volunteers

Emily Brown

Freelance Professional Photographer

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Emily is a published portrait photographer, specialising in natural light, lifestyle images. Emily Brown Photography offers professional photography services within the South East of England and can provide an array of portrait types, including headshots, themed shoots, and wedding photography. Emily has trained at the London School of Photography and is a member of the SWPP, ensuring that your special memories can be captured in a high quality and treasured for a lifetime.

Deborah Foord

Freelance Professional Makeup artist & Hair Stylist

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Deborah Foord is hugely passionate about all things makeup. After training at the London School of Makeup, she chose to focus on makeup and hair styling in Bridal and special occasions. Deborah is also fully trained and insured to apply classic eyelash extensions. Based just outside Tunbridge Wells in Kent, Deborah covers the surrounding counties and London. She offers a professional, reliable and friendly service. Having hair and makeup done gives such a boost of confidence… well; you can’t help feeling fabulous if you are looking fabulous! This is my aim, as there’s nothing nicer than seeing people happy.

Debbie McCartney

Entrepreneur & Aspiring Photographer

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For more than 30 years, Debbie and her husband have been involved with building and selling a large range of companies which have included an IT hardware group in the 90’s, a large distributor for Apple across Europe, property developments and security companies to name just a few.

Having had the pleasure of watching her children grow into adulthood, Debbie found herself on a new journey of self-discovery. With her new acquired Canon 700D and her love for exploring the world it soon became apparent that Debbie’s passion is capturing the beautiful things in life through photography.