Celebrating the women of Yorkshire on International Women’s Day

PUBLISHED: 10:52 06 March 2020 | UPDATED: 15:01 06 March 2020

Yorkshire Life supports International Women's Day

Yorkshire Life supports International Women's Day


It’s International Women’s Day and we love the women of Yorkshire - these are some of the cool, creative and clever women we’ve featured in the pages Yorkshire Life so far this year ...




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Victoria Robinson - art&

Victoria Robinson at art& shares her favourite things about Yorkshire.


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Jodie McGregor - Perfect Provender

Bedale-based Jodie McGregor runs the successful granola start-up Perfect Provender.


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Annabel Makin-Jones - tame & wild drinks

Anna Makin-Jones has created a line of drinks made with English fruits and foraged botanicals, inspired by the Yorkshire countryside.


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Sabrina Ghayor - food columnist

Sabrina moved to Yorkshire last year and is loving life here. She shares her plans for Mother's Day.


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Lesley Wild - Bettys

As Bettys prepares to celebrate its centenary, we talk to Lesley Wild about her 40 years with the family firm





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Rachael Bice - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Rachael Bice is the new chief executive at the helm of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.


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Monica Cafferky - Author

Author Monica Cafferky on how Yorkshire inspired her debut novel: The Winter's Sleep


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Keeley Harris - Vintage collector

Keeley, who is better known as 'Vintage Keeley' organises the hugely popular Festival of Vintage at York Racecourse.


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Laura Whittle - Whitby Seafoods

Laura Whittle is sales and marketing director at her family's business, Whitby Seafoods.





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Amanda Owen- Shepherdess

We join Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Livingston-Owen on the farm in the Yorkshire Dales.


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Bess Sturman - Interior Designer

Designer Bess Sturman loves to work with Yorkshire artisans for her bespoke interiors projects


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Adrian Gentile - Clothing designer

Leeds based textile designer Adriana Gentile designs and manufactures lovely cushions and throws for the home, made in a Yorkshire weaving mill.



We also spoke to women across all sectors in the Yorkshire business world.


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Yorkshire women in business: arts and leisure


Yorkshire women in business: business and networking


Yorkshire women in business: home and design


Yorkshire women in business: everyday help


To find out more about International Women's Day go to www.internationalwomensday.com

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