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Women Economic Forum Conference

A one day conference held at the Pragati Mandal Shree in Birmingham on Wednesday 10 July 2019.  


Key Themes

  • Positive workplace culture

  • Courage to be your best

  • Living Peacefully from Love to Action

  • Promoting a culture of peace and non-violence through education

  • Moving from Conflict to Connection

  • Paths to deeper connection with the true self

  • Transformation and Healing

  • Confidence and Authenticity

  • Love for all – the power of kindness

About WEF

Women Economic Forum (WEF) Birmingham is the forum arm of the global network ALL Ladies League (ALL) - an international platform enabling women and leaders from all walks of life worldwide to expand business opportunities and enhance personal influence through networking across borders while being inspired by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, authors, thought leaders and celebrities.

With connections to 100,000 members and inspiring women across 150 countries, ALL and WEF are among the largest women’s networks offering the widest outreach, enabling global connections for empowering women’s entrepreneurship and leadership.

Award Presentations


MBL Academy Founder, Sue Bedward, and her sister Jenny Bedward, a SFEDI Assessor for the MBL, are passionate about supporting women in business and enterprise support at the MBL Academy.


Presented with the award for Exceptional Women of Excellence at the WEF 2019 conference, the sisters were humbled and honoured to be nominated by the Chair, Dr Neslyn Watson-Druee who presented them with this award - for women who are pioneers and leaders in their respective entrepreneurial and professional endeavours.

WEF - Women of Excellence Award Winners 2019 - Sue and Jenny Bedward

This prestigious award celebrates the distinctive voice and vision that inspires and innovates a new narrative of leadership. It is for those whose expertise and spirit can inspire and inform the next wave of a more awakened and empowered leadership. 


Sue said: I have had the pleasure of working with some phenomenal women in business over the years and would not be where I am today without their love, support and encouragement. I am very humbled and excited that I have been nominated for an award as a Woman of Excellence at the 2019 WEF conference. 


Power of Love and Kindness

Presented by Dr. Neslyn Watson Druée CBE FCGI FRCN

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