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Ingrid Vanderveldt, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell.Katerina Zherebtsova of The NextWomen interviews Ingrid Vanderveldt, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell.

Coworking appealed to Victoria so much that she started a business around it. Victoria Arnold, coworking enthusiast and founder of online ventures Desk Union and Homestayfriend, talks to The NextWomen about the growing trend of coworking, considering how this trend can help startups to progress, and why it particularly appeals to women in business. 

Kristel Kuit, founder of Headroom Assistance.

Kristel Kuit, founder of personal assistant services company Headroom Assistance, talks to The NextWomen about the importance of action in entrepreneurship, and shares her top tips for success when starting a business.

Alexandra Du Sold with the talented women weavers whose beautiful work inspired APOCCAS. Alexandra Du Sold, founder of luxury label APOCCAS, shares with The NextWomen the inspiration behind her business, and offers advice on how to deal with the turbulent challenges and successes of the entrepreneurial journey, drawing on her own experiences of leaving a successful career in finance behind and founding APOCCAS.

Profit Magazine named Kelsey Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur two years in a row (2012 & 2013).Kelsey Ramsden is a Canadian entrepreneur, and the founder of kelseyramsden.ca, a business services firm and SparkPlay, a children’s subscription company. In 2005, Kelsey also founded Belvedere Place Development, a construction firm, and Tallus Ridge Development, a residential project management company, both located in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Jennifer Corriero, Co-Founder of TakingITGlobalEstelle Ah-Kiow of The NextWomen meets Jennifer Corriero, Founder of online community TakingITGlobal, whose mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges.

Emma Owens, Co-Founder of RormixEmma Owens is a Co-Founder of Rormix, an app which helps users discover emerging music videos. She shares with The NextWomen her top tips for startups, which she has learned from her own entrepreneurial journey.

Denise Colella is the CEO of Maxifier, the global leader in programmatic premium optimization. Denise Colella, CEO of programmatic premium optimization company Maxifier, talks to The NextWomen about the negative and positive aspects to being a woman in a male-dominated industry, drawing on her own experiences of working in the technology industry.

Megan Foo, a Year 12 student in Hong Kong, shares her thoughts on the challenges posed by gender gaps in STEM industriesMegan Foo, student, and the President of the Hong Kong Chapter of Women LEAD, talks to The NextWomen about the disconcerting underrepresentation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, considering why women are being deterred from studying STEM subjects, and how this issue can be overcome. 

Catherine was recently nominated for Female Entrepreneur of the Year.

Catherine Kennard is the Managing Director and founder of Lovework, an entrepreneurial and ethical recruitment business with the sole aim of connecting exceptional people to exceptional jobs within high-growth start-ups.