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Driven Woman is a network for women with ideas and ambition who want to achieve their goals

What are the attributes that bring ‘doer’ women together? Our tribe of driven women is growing fast in London and beyond. The idea behind DrivenWoman is not based on common […]

“Action expresses priorities” said Mahatma Gandhi. Do you show by your actions what is truly important to you, or do you act according to the priorities of other people around […]

I’ve spent the weekend wiping tears of my cheeks. They are the tears of joy and fulfilment. I still haven’t quite recovered from the emotions and a wave of gratitude I […]

A year ago I had nothing. And then again, I had everything. I had an idea. Like all exciting ideas, this one woke my inner critic telling me that I […]

I grew up in Finland, the self proclaimed capital of hardship. Winters were harsh and work ethic strong. I remember the winter mornings when it was still pitch black when […]

When I started my DrivenWoman journey last January my first goal was to define my purpose. I felt that I’m kind of drifting, not sure if it’s me or someone […]

I have done a lot of reflection over the last 18 months. “What am I doing with my life?” “Where do I want to live in the world?” What helped […]

Four years ago I was in a spot where many women find themselves these days, wondering what my true purpose in life would be. I was searching for answers — […]

When I first time arrived in London I fell in love. I had always felt a little bit of an outsider in Finland where I’m from. I was noisy, I […]

Isn’t it fantastic to meet people who are passionate about what they do and have found their purpose in life? You can see their spark and feel their energy from […]

We are already way into January, which is astonishing, and time seems to be racing by. We almost have to find time to stand still to allow time to catch […]

When I think about the person I am today I owe a lot to the women who shaped me. There’s three core parts that best describe me: strength of character, […]

I am 48 years old and I finally feel like I have an opportunity to do something for me.  I have been struggling for the last few years trying to […]

Ever since I can remember I’ve found it difficult to cope. An erratic childhood paved the way for some very wild teenage antics, which in turn fast-tracked me into at […]

In Finland (where I’m originally from), all kids go outside on a break at school. It’s usually already quite chilly in October so hats are compulsory and teachers supervise to […]

This is a guest post from a DrivenWoman member Manisha Patel. She recently took part in our workshop and captures here what she learned about vulnerability. It was a Saturday […]

The year is soon coming to an end. We’ve now run over 50 members’ groups, introductions and workshops and met lots of wonderful, driven women. Getting people together to share […]

We recently asked DrivenWoman members to give feedback on their progress and experience. Jackie, a member since the beginning (May 2013), replied: “I’m so motivated, DrivenWoman has put me in […]

It’s our first birthday this week – whoop-whoop! We are thrilled, and pretty proud, of how far we’ve come since our first event on the 8th of May 2013 in Hyde […]

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