Elevate Your Business
The Law Society ofEngland and Wales,
113 Chancery Lane,
Candyce Costa is a former Ballerina. She has 28 years experience and a solid background in media and marketing. She is expert at using her body to tell stories and communicate.
Candyce works on an international platform with blue-chip companies to help them produce and deliver digital success. She is particularly influential in South America.
Candyce combines her unique experience in the marketing with ballerina and in leadership and communication programmes to help leaders evolve their communication range and increase their leadership influence.
Lovelda Smith is the founder of Collaboration Club, Radio Host, International Speaker and Business Commentator. Speaking and performing on stages since the age of 13, Lovelda has never shied away from an audience.
As Radio host Lovelda has interviewed over 200 entrepreneurs including Rachael Elnaugh (former Dragon on Dragon’s Den), James Eder (Co-founder of Student Beans) and Marjean Holden (Hollywood Actress).
Lovelda is passionate about working with Creative Entrepreneurs, showing them how to turn their ideas into reality. Every entrepreneur starts with a creative spark, but creatives tend to ‘live in the spark’ so struggle to gain traction. Lovelda has supported creatives to get results by building teams and creating systems in their businesses so they can grow their businesses whilst still staying true to their creative genius.
Kerry is a personal coach, voice coach, singer, performer and theatre actor. Former contestant on BBC’s The Voice. She coaches clients on how to make a bigger impact with their voice, stage presence, body language, story and message. She also helps clients with how to handle the media and create PR opportunities.
Caroline Newman (AKA The Business Advocate) is a successful lawyer and business owner. She qualified as a solicitor in a top city law firm. She has since started, grown and successfully merged her legal practice. For the past ten years, she has been a consultant, business and personal development coach mentor, adviser and trainer in the corporate, legal and entrepreneur sectors offering Professional and Personal Development assistance to business owners, leaders, judges, QCs, barristers, solicitors and law students. She trained as an actor and TV presenter and regularly works in this capacity.
She is highly skilled at delivering business solutions and mindset management programmes that really works. She is a certified Thinking into Results Consultant with the Proctor Gallagher Institute.
Caroline is also the author of the Legal Gold trilogy and creator of Raise the Bar™, Fast Track to Silk™, LawLeader™, Ninja Tactics to get your First Job in Law™, Practical Diversity™ and GrowLaw™ coaching and group training programmes.
Caroline is the creator of Sisterminding™ an inspired, creative and fresh take on the mastermind concept. She is a sought after professional speaker at conferences and seminars and runs monthly group coaching for lawyer and non-lawyer clients.
Caroline uses her legal skills as a corporate company and employment lawyer to help her clients. She is passionate about building a thriving community of inspired business owners who are awakening to the gift and power that they have to cause change in the world by doing what they love. Caroline is the founder of Sisterminding™ members club where women business owners come together to support each other, share ideas and progress their business so that they make an impact, make money and make the world a better place.
She helps her clients and members get over any confusion or overwhelm and to find clarity and direction on their business vision. She offers coaching services that will give them the tools, resources, transformation and inspiration to take action right away to develop a love-based business that supports their lifestyle and celebrates their life purpose, while they do their valuable work.
She is also the founder of The Confidence Factor™ held yearly in the spring, bringing together expert speakers to share with women how to become more confident in all areas of their lives.
Went from ‘having it all’ to fulfilling her purpose
Caroline was a successful corporate attorney earning in the upper six figures, handled billions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions, was an adviser to boards and executives of fortune 500 firm
After attending training courses with Andy Harrington, Tony Robbins and Bob Proctor. Her entire life changed when she realized she was not fulfilling her life’s purpose
Caroline closed her law firm and founded The Lawdacity Institute to help good lawyers become great.
She is the founder of the African Women Lawyers Association a social enterprise which provides mentoring, networking opportunities and training to women solicitors, chair and member of various Law Society committees. She is very active in the creative team at her local church. She makes sure she takes time for self-care and her own personal and professional development.
As well as being an expert in business planning, training and development, Caroline is also a certified coach, NLP Master Trainer, an accomplished author, speaker and presenter. Caroline regularly hosts networking events on behalf of the Law Society and the Bar Council.
Sherry Dixon is highly respected in the ethnic community in Britain and developed a following of dedicated followers from her editorial and radio show interviews with celebrities such as Dr. Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela, Iyanla Vanzant, Barry White, Luther Vandross, Pam Grier, Jasmine Guy, Nia Long, Cedella Marley, Whitney Houston, Alice Walker, Terry McMillan, John Holt and many more.
Coming from a background of PR and as renowned journalist Sherry edited two magazines – Pride Magazine and SHE Caribbean. She has written for many publications including The Guardian, Sunday Observer, The Times, Guyana Chronicle, Upscale Magazine, The Voice and has done numerous television and radio shows for Lorraine Kelly (LK Today) and BBC Worldwide helping to dispel the myths surrounding the health and beauty for women of colour.
Sherry had two previous radio shows on Choice FM where she co-hosted Ladies Room and soon after The Sherry Dixon Shown on Choice FM was born. Shortly after returning from Saint Lucia where she was headhunted to turn around SHE Caribbean Magazine and bring in a British audience, Sherry returned to the UK and was again headhunted to run her own radio show for Bang FM. Her show was very successful where she discussed current topics but in particular those of relevance to the community at large. As well as interviewing British business entrepreneurs, Sherry also included her celebrity contacts bring high profile names to her audience. But most of all she tacked hard issues which were often not discussed within the community such as rape, sexism, incest and domestic violence.
With her wide span of knowledge of empowerment issues, Sherry Dixon has now become a sought after Inspirational, Transformational speaker and mentor, sharing her life skills and vast knowledge to empower individuals in the UK and worldwide. But most importantly it’s her thirst for mentoring within her community that has been recognised and applauded. In December 2014 Sherry was commended by The Mayor of London acknowledging her inspiring work with women in her community by presenting her with a Certificate of Appreciation at the London Peace Awards.
A much sought after international Keynote Speaker, Sherry Ann Dixon has on a number of occasions delivered Keynote address at the House of Lords and House of Parliament in London including one on Who’s Holding You Back, Why Mentoring Women is important to Women in our community, The Emerging Generation in South Wales and toured with the series Are you Enough? throughout England, Scotland and Wales. The lists of her speaking events are much too long to mention here as it would transpire over many pages. In March 2016 Sherry spoke at the UN in New York with the Justina Mutale Foundation UN-CSW60 as part of the UK Civil Society delegation “Activating Women’s Leadership as a Key Driver to Achieving Sustainable Development”. In April 2016 Sherry was appointed as The Country Committee Chairperson for Motivation in the UK at ALL Ladies League (ALL).
Her quick wit, brilliant sense of humour and warmth make her a very popular woman which has won her many awards:
Sherry is currently the CEO and Founder of a motivational website for women called Women on the Crossroads (www.womenonthecrossroads.co.uk)
Roz Thornton is a life coach, trainer, speaker and property investor and uses her experience to inspire and empower women around the subjects of: confidence, careers and money. Roz runs coaching and training sessions for women who are seeking to advance their career or set up their own business. Her methods using her own intellectual property the FAME model of success; have a proven track record with hundreds of women through organisations & charities achieving transformational change and miracle-like success. Roz also works with corporate organisations to boost confidence, increase productivity and empower women to breakthrough that perceived glass ceiling.
Roz is the founder of the Amazing Women Awards, was the Vice-President of Business Network International (Commonwealth branch, Belgravia), has recently appeared on ITV’s the Chopping Block and is the current winner of Business Woman of the year 2016 at the Regional Entrepreneurs Empowerment Business Awards.
Roz was brought up in a disempowered household with domestic violence. After spending six years as a broke single mum with no work/life balance, close to breaking point and with a mountain of debt, Roz turned her life around taking inspiration from life coaches and going on an inner spiritual journey. After creating a vision for the next 10 years Roz was able to achieve all her goals and vowed to help inspire and motivate others to achieve theirs. Roz now has a vision to take Amazing Women truly Global and create an academy to share skills and knowledge, leaving a legacy for future generations and making a difference to the world.