Who We Are
Irene has spent the last 9 years working within
the Scouting Association, to ensure that young people have
something in their lives that offers them fun, adventure, challenges,
stretches their imagination, and grows their confidence. She’s
had successful academic, clinical, and management careers.
She is a trained counsellor and art therapist. She has been
a successful educator, facilitator, and coach, and is now involved
in two innovative social enterprise companies.
been obsessed for the last 10 years with the challenges that
all women face in trying to be who they
want to be, and living lives that they love, when there are
so many influences that seem to stifle their dreams, and
limit their horizons.
I’m passionate about challenging ideas and stereotypes
about resisting all the ‘shoulds’ you hear: how
you ‘should’ dress, behave, look, or what you should
aspire to (the list goes on!). So I’m bringing a real
belief in the potential, power, and energy of young women;
and a willingness and desire to help and encourage you to find
out who you want to be, and how you want to live your life.
the journey to ‘finding you’ goes easier
if you have friends with you on the way. I hope that Cheryl
and I will be helpful friends with you on your journey to who
you want to be. I want Amazing Young Women to be a safe and
creative space where you can explore, create, unleash, have
fun, challenge, and question.”