Don't Tell Me I Can't...

Recently we held our inaugural Don't Tell Me I Can't in association with Woman&Home, Good To Know, Woman and Ideal Home Magazine. Don't Tell Me I Can't is all about inspiring women to embrace their passions and not let anything hold them back.
Don't Tell Me I Can't Event

Alongside the main event, we wanted to find 4 inspiration women who wanted to change their lives and pursue their dreams to help and mentor along the way. Through mentorships with the publications, the mentees would learn key skills to help them get a kick start and achieve their goals.

Meet the Mentees

Pam and Bev being interviewed
Angela
JD Williams CEO Angela launching the event

Meet Pauline

Pauline had a successful career as a senior director for a supermarket chain but transformed her outlook on life when her role was made redundant. Pauline took the opportunity to follow her passions for interior design and was given a mentorship with Ideal Home magazine to give her more confidence and skills on her upcoming interior design diploma. Watch the video to see how she got on.

Meet Pauline

Meet Pam

At 50 years old, Pam had a kidney transplant after over 6 years on dialysis and had her life transformed. In 2017 she competed for Team GB in the World Transplant Games in Malaga and lost 2 stones in weight due to the training. Losing weight and getting fit has given her a new confidence and she is aiming to compete again this year at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle. Pam was given a mentorship at Woman Magazine to help embrace her new outlook on life. Watch how she got on.

Meet Pam

Meet Faith

Faith has been a personal finance journalist for more than 14 years and more recently has turned her hand to money blogging. Faith was given a mentorship with Good To Know to explore the impact of the blogging community and how to work with social media and content. Faith wants to use her knowledge to inspire other women to learn about managing their finances. Watch how she got on below.

Meet Faith

Meet Bev

Bev is an ex-nurse and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for the last 25 years. After suffering some health issues, Bev was inspired to change her life and follow her dreams of working as a fashion stylist, helping women over 40 to learn about clothes and colour. Bev was given a mentorship at Woman&Home magazine to learn about styling, photoshoots and events. Watch how she got on.

Meet Bev
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