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Campaign #100FSBWomen

100 FSB Women for IWD

This campaign was launched on International Women’s Day, to help support and showcase women in business and boost the visibility of women entrepreneurs. If you’re a woman in business – whatever your business, FSB is here to support you.

(Pictured - FSB member Rayeesa Asghar-Sandys - Rayeesa's Indian Kitchen)

On International Women’s Day (8 March 2018), FSB ran a campaign called 100 FSB Women to raise the visibility of role models for women entrepreneurs.

With 2018 being the 100 year anniversary of when the first women got the right to vote, following the suffragettes’ campaigning, we felt it was fitting to feature 100 women FSB members and share their wealth of advice and inspiration with women all over the world.

The campaign, which was complemented by a flagship FSB International Women’s Day event in Kent, was highlighted as one of the top 10 IWD campaigns by PR Week, alongside big-budget campaigns by household brands such as BA, McDonald’s and the Royal Navy. 

Why are we doing this?

This campaign supports FSB’s Women in Enterprise policy area.

The UK currently has 5.8 million small businesses and self-employed, but it is estimated that could be boosted by a further 1.2 million new enterprises led by women. This untapped business potential of women can be tackled, in part, by increasing the visibility of role models for women entrepreneurs, according to an FSB report.

Get involved and join the conversation

Download this selfie frame and share your picture with it on social media using the hashtags #100FSBWomen #PressforProgress

Like and share the #100FSBWomen posts and post your own inspirational experience about how women in enterprise can succeed by commenting on the posts on Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn.


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