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Reading East

6 March 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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    Welcome to the Reading East group meeting details page. If you are a businesswoman in Reading, (and surrounding areas) I know that you will want to find out more before you attend one of our meetings so I’ve provided meeting dates and times as well as a list of current members and their professions.

    Reading East is a popular, dynamic and vibrant group where you can be assured of excellent business connections. Meet local businesswomen and step out of the isolation so many female entrepreneurs can feel.

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

    This group meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 12 – 2 pm (excluding August & December). Below you’ll find details of our current members and their professions, including how you can get in touch with them.


    You know that continuing to develop your business relationships, nurture your suppliers and create strategic alliances is important so we invite you to become a member of The Athena Network.

    Membership is only £565 per annum*.

    We can provide a payment plan that would include an upfront payment of £325 and a monthly subscription of £20.

    *NOTE: You are committing to a 12-month membership.

    Membership of The Athena Network will give you access to all of our membership benefits including PASS+ which means that you can currently attend 150+ meetings (at no additional cost), Cappuccino Connections (informal networking), an extensive training portfolio and all the connections within our network.


    We would love to meet you. Assuming that your profession is not already covered in our group you would be very welcome to attend our meeting. See the list of members for reference.

    The ideal is that you book in advance so that I can support you by sending all the information in advance and you can prepare for the meeting.

    Complete the contact form with your details; name, email, profession and telephone number and I will be in touch.

    Alternatively, you can call or send me an email. Leave a message (I’m often in meetings) with clear details so that I can return your call)

    Debbie Atkins:
    T:07834 861827

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    Key Speaker

    This months Business Development Speaker…


    Nikki Ochtman, RG10 Marketing (community magazine and podcast): Sustainability: a beginner’s guide to embracing CSR

    Nikki shares her recent and ongoing discovery that CSR is not just for large corporations, that we may already do more than we realise towards sustainability, and that recognising existing good practice helps us identify further measures to benefit our community, our environment and our business reputation.

    Nikki will explore what is meant by sustainability in business? Why does it matter? How does it apply to you? What are you already doing? Where could you do more?

    A language graduate turned corporate PA, Nikki became a self-employed publisher by launching RG10 magazine in 2009 followed by The RG10 Podcast in 2020. She opens doors enabling businesses to reach RG10 audiences through advertising in the magazine or sponsoring the podcast. She can be contacted at


    We select our Business Development Trainers from our extensive knowledge pool of membership. If you would like to raise your profile by being one of our trainers consider membership with us

    Current members & Professions to connect with…

    Current members & Professions to connect with…
    Agnieszka Augustyniak – Mortgage Advisor
    Alex Benedict – HSE Yoga
    Alison Hesketh – Senior Life Specialist
    Debbie Atkins – Health and Wellbeing
    Gail Pearson – HR Advisor
    Helen Clark – Project Manager and Consultant
    Jacqueline Brown – Independent Financial Advisor/Planner
    Jane Holmes – Charity
    Nikki Ochtman – Regional Magazine
    Rebecca Geary – Hypnotherapist
    Sara Brandis – Parent Coach supporting those with 7-27 year olds
    Dr. Sarah Bryan – Long Term Pain Solution
    Sue Jackson – Natural Leadership Coach

    Sorry professions to connect with

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