About Us

Women Ahead was launched in 2001 to encourage, support and connect women in business and the professions in Dundee and Angus. It is an inclusive, supportive and inspirational group of women who wish to make the most of themselves, their careers and family life.

Our Mission

We support, promote, empower and recognize the business women of Dundee and Angus

Our Plan

We are committed to empowering Dundee and Angus businesswomen to achieve success on their own terms. We strive to provide opportunities for women to connect with and support each other. We deliver programs that contribute to the personal and professional development of our members, meeting their needs at the right time in the right way..

Our Vision

We shape the future of businesswomen in Dundee and Angus by providing opportunities for development, fostering valuable connections, and facilitating member success through business and career growth.

The Benefits

Professional women who live and work in Dundee and Angus, who own their business or affiliates, or women pursuing a career in commerce, industry, academia, law, accountancy or insurance professions are welcome to apply for membership.

Make New Contacts

Networking is about sharing and forming trust while helping one another toward goals. Regularly engaging with your contacts and finding opportunities to assist them helps to strengthen the relationship. By doing this, you sow the seeds for reciprocal assistance when you need help to achieve your goals.

Skills & experience

Gaining the advice of experienced peers is an important benefit of networking. Discussing common challenges and opportunities opens the door to valuable suggestions and guidance. Offering genuine assistance to your contacts also sets a strong foundation for receiving support in return when you need it.

Group of talented women

Networking is a great opportunity to exchange best practice knowledge, learn about the business techniques of your peers and stay abreast of the latest industry developments. A wide network of informed, interconnected contacts means broader access to new and valuable information.

Learn, improve or develop

Your network can be an excellent source of new perspectives and ideas to help you in your role. Exchanging information on challenges, experiences and goals is a key benefit of networking. Similarly, offering helpful ideas to a contact is an excellent way to build your reputation as an innovative thinker.

Invest in your career

Being visible and getting noticed is a benefit of networking that is essential in career building. Regularly attending professional and social events will help to get your face known. You can then help to build your reputation as being knowledgeable, reliable and supportive by offering useful information or tips to people who need it.

Complimentary ASB Membership

This complimentary, annual membership to The Association of Scottish Business Women offers access for Women Ahead members to networking, knowledge and mentoring opportunities across Scotland. Members come from every sector, age group, and level of experience and responsibility.

Join Women Ahead Now

You can join online right now and start enjoying the benefits. Membership of Women Ahead is on an individual basis and costs £35 for 12 months. Corporate membership packages are also available.

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June coffee meet up

Join us online on Thursday 4th June at 3pm for coffee and a chat.

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The Change Equation with Liz Oliver

Join us at 10.30am on Friday 1st May for our webinar as we discuss how to deal with change

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May coffee meet up

Join us online on Thursday 7th May at 10.30am for coffee and a chat.

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April coffee meet up

Join us online next Monday 6th April at 10am for coffee and a chat.

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March Lunch & Learn

Image consultant Adele Martin will introduce you to 'Building your personal brand through colour and style'

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March Coffee Drop-in

Free event! Drop in for coffee or breakfast between 8.30am and 10am

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February networking

Join us for an evening of networking at Malmaison

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Women Ahead Cocktails and Canapes

Join us for a social event at Malmaison to kick-start the new year.

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September Business Breakfast

Discover Women Ahead and meet some of our other inspiring businesswomen.

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New Venue for Business Breakfast

We have a new breakfast meeting location.

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New Website Launch

Women Ahead are delighted to bring you our new, improved website.