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Power of Women

Meet the powerful women

Here you’ll find the stories of the incredible women who make up the Tees Valley region and beyond. They come from different backgrounds and areas, all have different skills and experiences, but they all share the Northern grit and brilliance that has helped them get to where they are today.

Take a look through their stories to find out more about how they’ve overcome challenges and worked hard to become happy and successful.

Naomi Atkinson

Principle Production Technologist, Teesside

Sector: Biotechnologies   Overcoming internal obstacles has helped Naomi Atkinson to succeed and shape her into the person she is…

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Mhairi Hides

Mechanical Engineering Student, Teesside

Sector: Engineering If what you’re doing takes you one step closer to your goal, that’s when you know you’re doing…

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Victoria Richards

Head of Profession for Project Management at Jacobs, Teesside

Sector: Project Management Adjusting to English led lessons at university was a struggle for Victoria Richards, after coming from a Welsh speaking school. However, it hasn’t held her back and…

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Emily Bentley

Marketing and Business Development Manager, Teesside

Sector: Marketing and Business Development From admin assistant to marketing and business development manager – Emily Bentley tells her story…

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Amy Fletcher

Private Client Solicitor, Newcastle

Sector: Legal Dyslexia didn’t stop Amy Fletcher from achieving her legal dream and today she works as a private client…

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Zoe Tweddle

HR Manager, School Aycliffe

Sector: HR Although Zoë Tweddle grew up in a traditional working-class town, she didn’t let this hold her back and now works as a HR manager at Jacksons Law Firm.…

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