Wendy Dean, Founder and CEO of business consultancy Strategi Solutions, has been presented with the highly prestigious Gold Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Business Women’s Awards 2023.

The coveted honour and esteemed recognition celebrates Wendy’s exceptional contribution throughout her career to support, empower and equip other women with the tools needed to progress in their sector and achieve extraordinary accomplishments.

An award-winning HR Director, CEO and women’s mentor, Wendy, who started her career as a receptionist, has been working in male-dominated industries for more than three decades and has become a formidable force in the business world. She is a pioneer in promoting gender equality, and her unwavering spirit has been instrumental in overcoming challenges. Wendy’s experience and mentorship has made her a beacon of support for women in business.

Throughout her illustrious career, Wendy has demonstrated a profound dedication to giving back to her community. She has been instrumental in the establishment and support of various charities and foundations, primarily focused on education and empowering women in business.

One of Wendy’s recent achievements is the successful curation and leadership of a groundbreaking personal development event for women, ‘Why Women Don’t Play Golf’. The transformative, immersive retreat aimed to challenge societal norms and break barriers, encouraging women to embrace their unique talents and ambitions, and enabling them to reach their full potential. It garnered overwhelming praise and served as an inspiration for women to pursue their goals without limitations.

Commenting on her achievement, Wendy Dean said, “I am deeply honoured and humbled to be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Throughout my career, empowering women and fostering their growth has always been a huge passion of mine and I am incredibly delighted to have received this recognition.

“By providing equal opportunities, resources and support, we can help women overcome the obstacles they face in both the professional world and their personal lives. When women are empowered to succeed, we unlock a wealth of talent, innovation and diverse perspectives that drive progress everywhere. It is our responsibility as successful businesswomen to ensure other women have access to mentorship, education and networks that will help them develop and flourish in their respective fields. This award is a testament to women supporting women, and I would like to thank all of the women who have made my career thoroughly rewarding.”

Rob Fisher, Managing Director at Strategi Solutions expressed, “Wendy’s honour at the National Business Women Awards is well-deserved recognition of her tenacity, passion and commitment to empowering women in business which, is truly awe-inspiring.”

To find out more about Wendy Dean, visit: https://wendydean.co.uk/

 

For more information on Strategi Solutions, visit: https://strategisolutions.co.uk/