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Fitzrovia Group Event Details


18 October 2023 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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AnYes van Rhijn

AnYes van Rhijn has twenty-five years of corporate experience in senior positions. Eighteen years ago, she set up her own coaching boutique in France, where she worked as an Executive Coach in Change Management and Leadership Development. After eight years, she repositioned herself as a Life and Business Transformation Mentor. Often referred to as The Queen of Reinvention, she is a walking example that it is never too late to reinvent yourself. She is particularly gifted at teaching you how shifting your mindset and implementing the right support system can help you reach your full potential in your professional and personal life. She is a French citizen who has been strongly influenced by her Dutch roots. She considers herself a citizen of the world and moved to London in July 2015. She has loved the high energy, the pulse and the cosmopolitan atmosphere that is so particular to London, but nine years later, she has moved to Croatia in November 2023, from where she runs her meetings remotely. To contact AnYes, You can send an email to

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    Event Description

    The Athena Network Fitzrovia Group Meeting Details

    Welcome to the Fitzrovia group meeting details page. You will find information regarding meeting dates and times, a list of current members and their professions below.

    A popular, dynamic and vibrant group where you can be assured of excellent business connections, meet local business women and step out of the isolation so many female entrepreneurs can feel.

    The Fitzrovia members pride themselves on the strategic connections that they have created, collaborating with each other to create new projects and services.

    For further details call AnYes van Rhijn on 07470 244 415 to find out how you can visit and then join our group.

    This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12 – 2pm (excluding August & December). Below you’ll find details of our current members and their professions, including how you can get in touch with them.

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    Key Speaker

    This months Business Development Speaker…

    Anne Nicholls, Owner of Mimi Pia. This Girl Can: Period will be delivering the Business Development Training at Athena Fitzrovia on Wednesday, October 21st, 2023.
    The title of her talk is “Empowered Women: Empowering Women”.
    In this talk, Anne will share her work in Kenya and how the wonderful women she works with have inspired and empowered her to educate, empower and enhance the lives of those she now works with and the impact of little pieces of fabric on gender equity.
    You will discover:
    • how these women enhance the lives of girls,
    • the impact of reusable pads for periods;
    • that if you are in poverty and cannot afford period products, your education suffers,
    • that girls are being forced to leave school and have sex in exchange for hygiene products,
    • the % of adolescent girls who are pregnant or have HIV,
    • why gender equity is important,
    • how positive thinking changes the mindset.

    If you want to attend her talk and experience how networking “The Athena Way” can benefit you and your business, please send an email to or complete the contact form.

    Current members & Professions to connect with…


    Anna Publico-Ong – Web Designer and Developer 
    AnYes van Rhijn – Life and Business Transformational Mentor for Women in Midlife and Beyond
    Catherine Silwal – Family Lawyer
    Chrissy White – Shamanic Healer
    Gill McKay – Sobriety Coach
    Jayne Wildish – Financial Advisor
    Lynne Stainthorpe – Brand Strategist
    Mai Nghiem – Accountant
    Terri Linder – Executive Coach


    Professions Our Members Would Like To Connect With

    If you are a woman in business in the Fitzrovia area and are serious about your business growth, our members would like to meet you. They are looking for the following professions to connect with;

    Social Media Expert
    Personal Trainer
    Property Solicitor
    Interior Designer
    Real Estate professions

    Professionals to Connect with

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