Back to School for Dragons Den

Working with and supporting ideas from Children and Young People in Business and Enterprise is a passion for Network She Founder Ruth Lloyd-Williams, last week Network She and partners attended Eirias High School in Colwyn Bay, North Wales to meet Year 10 pupils.

Pupils were given the opportunity to present their innovative idea to the panel in “Dragon’s Den” scenario. They were then asked questions and given feedback on their idea. Pupils were very receptive and engaged with the panel in a positive and confident manner which allowed them to partake in some incredibly constructive discussion.were supported with their Enterprise and Employability Challenge by local business people; Tina Owen, Director of Tina Owen Financial Planning, partner practice of St James’s Place; Mel Lawton, owner of Melanie Lawton Social Media Management and Ruth Lloyd- Williams, Founder and Director of Network She.

Feedback from the panel was extremely positive and encouraging: “The group came across as being very much a team, with each of them in a role that reflected their strengths. They had an original idea that tied in nicely with the aims and objectives of the Welsh Mountain Zoo and the Silk Road charity. Great use of technology and social media.

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