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The Women's Rural Entrepreneurship Network is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2019 - 2022.

The WREN  Zoom Talks are hosted collaboratively by SECAD Partnership Clg and Ballyhoura Development Clg.

Autumn/Winter 'Women in Business' Online Zoom Talk

"Feel the fear and do it anyway – Driving Success for your Business"

Inviting All Female Entrepreneurs to The Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN Programme) FREE ONLINE ZOOM TALK “Feel the fear and do it anyway – Driving Success for your Business”

What to expect?

Guest Speaker: Elke O’Mahony - Business Owner, Qualified Business Coach/Trainer

  • Founded Bia Sásta in 2010, having found a niche for food-related events in Cork restaurants, farms and bars. Due to the success of these initial events, she has gone on to create many private and corporate events for high profile clients. Elke in addition to event management delivers business-related training and mentoring sessions.
  • Elke writes a regular food column for the Cork Independent. She has given talks at CIT and UCC to students and is a regular judge at food awards and business start-up week.  Elke also organises and manages the annual Blarney Handmade Christmas Fair to great acclaim by traders and attendees. During the lockdown, she launched an online magazine written by women for women.


This is a FREE talk delivered online via Zoom on the 30th September from 7pm to 8pm. It is a 40 min talk followed by Q&A session.


To register your interest, please e-mail [email protected] or sign up via the below button:

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If you would like to find out more about The Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network (WREN Programme) follow the link below:

The Women's Rural Entrepreneurial Network Programme

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