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Our ambassadors

Amy Chalfen
"There is no change without action, and there is no progress without change."
anne mckenning secure trust bank ambassador
"Don’t let your ambitions be restricted by your inhibitions."
Be professional, be cautious, listen and take decisions quickly, and realize the importance of belonging to a network.
Dream Bigger, Believe Bigger and Make a Difference
"When you’re trying to make a difference, establish who it is that cares and knock on the right doors!"
Have a ‘can do’ mantra, seek new challenges, don’t knock back opportunities and always be open to learning
Mary Perkins Specsavers
"Follow your dreams and have self-belief, determination and be prepared to challenge."
Set your sights high and strive for what you may believe is impossible.
Torie Chilcott
"Be interesting and be interested."
Be adaptable. Sometimes life takes you on a different path than you planned. Be open to the new experiences, embrace them and learn from them.  
Emma Gilthorpe
"Know your strengths and play to them. Know your weaknesses and ask for help; because asking for help is a strength in itself."
Faye Shaw
Bring your authentic self to work and be proud of who you are and what you have achieved.
Grit! Focus on what you are trying to achieve and do not pay attention to anyone with negative views.
If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else?
Hester Larkin
"Each of us are unique - be proud of that and what you can bring to the world."
Progress doesn’t happen by chance. Want it badly enough, work obsessively at it, compel the universe to give it to you
Jayne Ronayne CEO  Talivest
"Ensure you are surrounded by the right people who will support you and encourage you."
Jennifer Thomas
"Know your worth and don’t be afraid to take a chance, it’s not about perfection, it’s about execution."
Do not be bounded by what society tells you. Seek, explore, experiment, learn. Because when you rise, we all rise. 
Jill Pringle
"As a natural introvert, for years Jill told herself she was not a people person because she was not the life and soul of the party.
Jo Stroud
"Setting up a business is challenging. But the sense of freedom and achievement, the personal control, and the opportunity to act quickly, more than make up for it. Go for it!"
Be brave and take on challenges outside your comfort zone
There’s never any ‘I can’t do’ or ‘I’m not good at’, it’s only ever about strengths and development areas.
I’ve worked within the UK transport industry for 30 years, and have worked in administration, sales, operations and general management. My passions are people, safety, continuous improvement, and...
"Believe in yourself, follow your passion, know your numbers."
Kathryn Darbandi
Communication is everything – you can never do enough
Back yourself and have a go - you’re capable of more than you realise.
Anything is possible and dare to dream; don’t let where you’ve come from limit where you can go.
Seek out opportunities to increase your experience, don’t wait to be asked
Naomi Begum-Inglis
"You will encounter barriers along the way, but how you deal with those barriers is what makes you a stronger person."
Natasha Adams Tesco
"Be yourself, be brave and grab every opportunity that comes your way – big or small."
"Read for half an hour every day, that's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest."
It is your job to take care of your whole self!
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. If you have the right attitude combined with competence and gratitude, you will make it happen.
Nnenna Ilomechina
"You don’t have to have it all figured out, meet people, test out and try many ideas to find the one that excites and propels you forward, but also give yourself a break…it may take time, and in
"Believe in yourself, seize the opportunities that come your way, you may not know where they are going but make the most of them."
Don’t let the mind draw the limit to your mindset. You are limitless
"You need to demonstrate what you can contribute and what more you have to offer."
“Purpose is key, do what you love and success will follow.”
Rachel Pendred
"Be true to yourself and don't worry about what other people think of you!"
You will not get good at something unless you practice…..and when you practice you will inevitably fail on occasion…This is when you get better.
Sheila Flavell
Sheila Flavell is passionate about enhancing diversity in the workplace and creating exciting careers for the next generation of digital talent.
Sue James
"It’s about attitude, not age - having the right mindset leads to success."
“If you want to be knowledgeable and successful, you have to be aware of what you don’t know.
You are capable of more than you ever dream possible, never stop trying, being curious, learning and believing.
Tracy Weir
"Never assume your great work has been noticed. Always ask for what you want."
"Own who you are, believe in yourself, and keep learning"
If you want something, raise your hand and go for it. Don’t pre-empt situations in the future that might hold you back. Things have a way of working out