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November 2019 - This November, AllBright, the UK-headquartered women only members'
Club and digital network, expands into Asia with a Hong Kong debut, launching
their digital platform AllBright Connect and the AllBright Academy.
AllBright Connect is a complimentary women only digital learning and networking platform.
where like-minded women can join a global online sisterhood. Through the sisterhood, women can find
advice, support and opportunities, helping each other to achieve their
AllBright Connect, is the AllBright Academy, the digital learning platform launched
this year designed at arming women with the tools they need to achieve their
career goals. Featuring some of Asia's leading businesswomen and female entrepreneurs,
the AllBright Academy provides immersive learning, helping women to run
successful businesses, smash corporate glass ceilings and build beneficial work
sisterhoods. The Academy will launch in Hong Kong with a tailored course, For
Executives. Further courses For
Entrepreneurs and For Freelancers will also be available. To date over 5000
women globally have enrolled on an AllBright Academy course.
AllBright community continues to expand globally we are hugely excited to launch
into Hong Kong," said Debbie Wosskow OBE, AllBright co-founder. "With women accounting
for 45% of Hong Kong's entrepreneurs, compared to the global average of 37%1,
AllBright will provide opportunities for women in Hong Kong to benefit from the
digital resources and the power of the global sisterhood, helping them to achieve
their personal ambitions and career success. Being part of a sisterhood -- where
women can access authentic advice and support -- is at the heart of AllBright Connect."
AllBright co-founder, said, "As we continue to grow AllBright and its digital
network on the global scale, we have watched with pride how women have empowered
each other to strive for more, propelling them forward to achieve their
ambition. In the past two
years, AllBright has galvanized a strong and dynamic community of like-minded
women. Our physical Clubs and digital platform allow women of every age and
every stage of their career to come together, get inspired and build this
global sisterhood which sets us apart."
current Members include women from all industries and walks of life. Actors
Naomie Harris and Olivia Wilde, as well as entrepreneur Martha Lane-Fox and
MOBO Awards founder Kanya Kingare are counting as amongst the network's
founding Members. Previous
faculty Members have included Sinead Burke, Educator and Advocate, Thomasina
Myers, Founder of Wahaca, Cath Kidston, design entrepreneur, amongst many more.
Credit for sponsorship:
1. From "Hong Kong ranks second in
world for women entrepreneurs" https://www.scmp.com/business/article/1727425/hong-kong-ranks-second-world-women-entrepreneurs
AllBright was founded in 2017 by Debbie
Wosskow OBE and Anna Jones. AllBright opened its first AllBright Club in
London in March 2018, swiftly followed due to membership demand by the launch
of the second Mayfair Club in 2019. In September 2019 AllBright entered
the US market with the launch of its first Club in West Hollywood. All
Clubs provide elegant spaces to host the AllBright community of brilliant,
Alongside the physical Clubs, AllBright
Connect offers access to a complimentary digital learning academy and
networking platform. The AllBright Academy offers tailored digital courses
aimed at providing women with the tools they need to achieve their goals and
build confidence along the way.
About Debbie Wosskow OBE:
Debbie is co-founder of AllBright. She is a
British entrepreneur and former CEO of Love Home Swap, a subscription-based
home exchange business. Debbie
is a Member of the Mayor of London's Business Advisory Board and sits on the
Board of the Women's Fiction Prize. In 2016 she was awarded an OBE for her
services to business. Debbie won the Evening Standard's Business Award for
'Entrepreneur of the Year' in June 2018. She was awarded the Freedom of the
City of London in April 2019.
recognised as one of the most prominent serial entrepreneurs in the UK, known
for successfully launching and scaling businesses in the areas of digital
disruption, the sharing economy and female empowerment.
About Anna Jones:
Anna Jones is a
British businesswoman and entrepreneur who lives in London, UK. Jones is the
Co-Founder of AllBright. Anna served as
CEO of Hearst Magazines UK until April 2017 where she transformed the business
through a strategic diversification strategy, growing audiences digitally and
by expanding into events, licensing and brand services.
Anna joined the
Board of the Creative Industries Federation in 2015 and from May 2017 to April
2018 served on the Board of Telecom Italia as a NED and as Chairman of the
Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
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