Coventry entrepreneurs to share success secrets with city’s Eden Girls’ School

Eden Girls School in Coventry
Eden Girls School Coventry – Star Academies[2]

Coventry and Warwickshire’s up-and-coming business influencers and entrepreneurs will share the secrets of their success at an event hosted by a Coventry based Eden Girls’ School.

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) will host its spring Champions Next Generation event next week, featuring speakers from across the business, fashion, medical and performance industries, all with a strong connection to the region.

Speakers for the spring Champions Next Generation event include Sean Rose, Head of Policy and Campaigns at Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce; Ashley Raynor, Coventry-born fashion designer and Owner of Wear Milo’s in FarGo Village; Dr Khamees Elbayouk, Junior Doctor at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire; and Louis Lewinson, the Coventry-based Choreographer and Creative Director.

Hawwa Hussain, Coventry’s first young poet laureate, and student at Eden Girls’ School, will kick off proceedings with a poetry reading.

Her work has been featured as part of Coventry’s UK City of Culture celebrations, including at the premiere of Ivor Novello winning composer Nitin Sawhney’s Ghost in the Ruins, commissioned to mark the 60th anniversary of the consecration of Coventry Cathedral.

The Next Generation Champions aims to highlight the skills and talent that is emerging and active in the Coventry and Warwickshire region.

Eden Girls School, which opened in 2014 and is part of Star Academies, is a faith-based secondary school for girls which welcome applications from families of all backgrounds.

It aims to promote a culture of educational excellence within a caring and secure Islamic environment enriched with the values of discipline, mutual care and respect, extending into the wider community.

Nic Erskine, Executive Director for Coventry and Warwickshire Champions, said: “We are thrilled to be hosting our Next Generation Champions event at Eden Girls School with a fantastic line-up of speakers.

“This event is all about the next generation, so while we want to share their success with people of all experiences in the region, we are encouraging guests to bring along a young colleague or peer to show them how strong and diverse the up-and-coming business community is in the region.