We come from varied and contrasting backgrounds but share the same passion to help other women find inspiration and support through talking, exchanging ideas and learning from others. We believe providing this opportunity is vital in helping women to grow and take on new challenges in their professional lives. We all have lots of experiences to share and strongly empathise with women’s issues.
Diane is brand expert with 25 years in senior brand and marketing roles, both client and agency side. Diane has led brand and marketing strategies for many household names including Sainsburys Bank, Manchester Airports Group and The Open University. She currently focuses on working with organisations to help them solve their brand problems. Diane was on the Operating Board of West Midlands agency Cogent Elliott, and is currently a Non-Executive Trustee for Coventry educational arts charity, Godiva Awakes Trust.
Diane has a real passion to help women develop and uses her degree in Psychology and training in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching to coach and mentor women in the industry and help them develop their own personal brand.
Sweta is a Creative Director with more than twenty years experience in the industry. She's worked in London, the regions and Internationally producing award-winning work. Sweta was voted by Campaign magazine UK as the 30 'ones to watch' next generation of female creative leaders in May 2019. She was also voted as Badass Gal in April 2019. Being one of the very few senior female advertising creatives in the Midlands, Sweta is keen to share her learnings and experience with women aspiring to find their place in the industry.
Sweta has also been a speaker at Birmingham design festival in 2018 and 2019. She is also a guest lecturer and a mentor for visual communication students at the Birmingham City University since 2009.
Sione is a Creative Director with 20+ years experience in the design industry. She worked at leading branding agencies such as FITCH Design in London, Interbrand in Amsterdam and in-house at Philips Design where she was responsible for global brand communication for many categories.
Sione creates brand experiences covering many different areas within design. Her strategic, but pragmatic mind enables her to create original design concepts based on creative strategy and business objectives. She brings fresh thinking and plays a central role in creating brand vision for local and international brands.
Currently Sione is a guest lecturer at the BCU Visual Communication.
Sione is passionate about mentoring and equal opportunities. Being one of the founding members of Women Unltd gives her the opportunity to create a platform where women can find inspiration, opportunity and support. This way she hopes to contribute to creating a more diverse creative industry in the future.