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By millyjshoes, Aug 16 2016 01:53PM

With a long vetting process, I am pleased to announce that I have been chosen by UK'S leading Speakers for Schools as one of their new speakers!


Inspiring through the very key importance of individuality and mutiple potential areas, my work will involve talks, workshops and activities that will cover not only footwear, but tech to music!


If you'd like to book me to share my story with your school or establishment, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


You can now view my profile here!


http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/milly-j-speaker

By millyjshoes, Jul 4 2016 11:48AM

Last week saw the last of the STEM career days at Kings Langley School. To have been invited as an ambassador as a technology and innovation practitioner was really flattering.


It's vital that the emerging generations are somewhat aware of what else is out there and how they can best utilise their skills. Personally I was a youngster who had several interests and perhaps thought I could only actually delve into one career. The great news is that more so than ever, professions are diversifying and skills can certainly be utilised in several areas. Keeping your options open and mind bright!


Sharing my personal story as to how I eventually ended up starting Milly J Shoes, I was thrilled that both the students and faculty found my workshops and story inspiring.


If you'd like me to come into your organisation or school and would appreciate my unusual story for motivational and creative purposes, please do get in contact! It's not a talk solely for the education section but also humanitarian, business and self exploration.


STEM - Scienece, Technology, Engineering, Maths.

By millyjshoes, Jun 22 2016 04:10PM

Proud to be mentioned under the business force that is Wenta in their newsapaper article yesterday!


Not long to go until many of their clients take to the grand awards event for the FSB Herts business awards. I am among fine players and proud to be shortlisted as a creative business of the year!

By millyjshoes, May 7 2016 11:00AM

Being made a current finalist for the well respected, Federation of Small Businesses Awards, 2016 came as a lovely suprise. The FSB Awards are a national award, broken into counties. Covering my area, Hertfordshire and waving the flag for the Creative Business of the Year!


The awards ceremony will be held later in the year surrounded by grand settings in Hertfordshire and I'm proud to be a part of them.

By millyjshoes, Apr 13 2016 12:31PM

I actually forgot to share this article I did for Huffington Post!


Here you can find my top 10, 2016 wedding trends. Make sure you're in the know if you're due to get married soon!


http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2016/03/09/wedding-trends-2016_n_9419776.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-style&ir=UK+Style

By millyjshoes, Apr 13 2016 12:15PM

Bride Magazine picked up my article across 7 magazines of theirs which was great!


In this article you can find 8 wedding shoe ideas for any bride. All with a little bit of added personality including my UKTV shoe!


Please copy and paste for the full online article http://www.weddingsite.co.uk/articles/eight-bridal-shoe-designs-to-complete-your-outfit

By millyjshoes, Mar 16 2016 03:40PM

International Women's Week saw a wonderful night of inspiring talks and canapes at St Francis' College in Letchworth.


A private girls' boarding school, celebrating International Women's Day through a series of guest talks including ones from Brita Fernandez-Schmidt the UK Director of Women For Women, Wendy Smith, Paralympian and myself!


Our stories all tied in together so effortlessly, despite this not being deliberate!


A truly memorable night filled with members of the public, parents, students and the press. The school kindly saying my talk and singing were both exceptional!

By millyjshoes, Feb 26 2016 12:29PM

I am thrilled to announce that I have been invited by a girls' school buzzing with creative and academic vitality to inspire at their International Womens Day event. I will be alongside the CEO of Women For Women, Brita Fernandez-Schmidt and Paralympian, Wendy Smith.


The school had spotted me previosuly in the press and wnated to get me to share my unusual and inspiring story saying the audience of students, media, parents and governors were sure to take something away from it. I will also be singing a song from Handel's Opera, Semele and If I Loved You from Carousel.


I will be looking to do more for the community in terms of sharing my story for inspiration and strength.


Below you can find the upcoming event in the press and a larger version in the right column.

By millyjshoes, Feb 17 2016 02:11PM

I am pleased to share my Women in Trade Magazine interview in the latest issue of the business magazine.


This front cover features television's, Sarah Beeny, with past ladies including Kelly Hoppen and Cherie Booth. So I was in good company here!


Talking about the inner trust needed to carry innovation forward. You a can read fuller versions of this interview to the right.

By millyjshoes, Feb 15 2016 03:02PM

It was a fabulous event on Sunday meeting with other Theo Paphitis business award winners in Birmingham. Great to hear the insight of Mike Pickles of the Really Useful Products and Holly Tucker, the co founder of, Not On The High Street.


A yearly seminar held for all of Theo Paphitis' award winners in the ICC. Supplied with plenty of opportunities to discuss ideas with his partners from Rymans, Robert Dyas, Ilaw and many more.


The sandwiches and spread was lovely.


Thank you.


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