Twenty women who will shape our future
Jessica Huie, Claire Watt-Smith and Jane Burston
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Jessica Huie, Claire Watt-Smith and Jane Burston

‘The business brain’ - Jessica Huie, 29

Entrepreneur and winner of an Enterprising Young Brits Award.

“Jessica is a highly impressive woman.  Focused and driven, she remains charming at all times,” says Lorraine Heggesse, CEO of Talkback Thames.


‘The ethical entrepreneur’ - Claire Watt-Smith, 26

Fair-trade company owner who was named one of the Future 100 Young Entrepreneurs.

Heather Wilkinson, founder of Striding Out, a mentoring company for young entrepreneurs, says, “Claire is a dynamic and highly skilled business woman who has created a successful company under her own steam.”


‘Eco innovator’ - Jane Burston, 28

Founder of Carbon Retirement, an eco-company helping people in Britain make a difference to the future of the planet.

Donal McCabe, director of communications at Land Securities and Burston’s mentor says, “When you meet Jane, her commitment and energy blows you away.  She believes passionately in her product.  What Jane is doing is genuinely making a difference to the long-term future of the planet.”

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