Lena Benjamin is an events and marketing independent consultant, speaker, online entrepreneur, investor, teacher and business coach. Known for creating the Empowering Women Summit and a keen advocate for enabling humans to live the life they desire. What was your childhood like and how did it shape who you are today?     My Dad currently works as a senior director (an engineer) at the House of Commons and has been instrumental for me being the person I am today – a strong, resilient and persistent businesswoman. I grew up in the London Borough of Bromley and went to an all girls’ secondary school called Langley Park School for Girls (a couple of private schools in Beckenham and a primary state school). Growing up, I was surrounded by the majority of boy cousins and so had to be quite feisty early on, which sees me to where I am today Growing up, I was surrounded by the majority of boy cousins and so had to be quite feisty early on, which sees me to where I am today – outspoken and go-getting. I once spoke about this at a school speaking gig last year with a title of ‘Challenging Female Gender Stereotypes’. I love travelling and meeting new people from distant places. I am looking to travel back to the United States for business opportunities. I was in Chicago for the summer, which I loved. Lena Benjamin What inspired you to organise the first Empowering Women Summit in 2014 and how was it received?  I organised the first Empowering Women Summit in 2014 outside the House of Lords, which my aunt (Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE) kindly hosted, while I [...]

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