THE STRUGGLES and triumphs of two Rugby entrepreneurs are among the stories featured in a new book celebrating inspirational female achievers.
Businesswomen Abbi Head and Tracy Richardson are two of more than 30 women whose stories make up I Am A Woman Who, the latest book by Coventry entrepreneur Sandra Garlick MBE.
Abbi Head has been forced to overcome personal demons to mark out her place as the respected public speaker and businesswoman she is today.
It’s a journey that has taken the former community mental health worker to dark places in her life, due largely to a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 28 years ago.
She said: “I have seen the mental health services from the inside and the outside. I think that my practical motivation helped me to be a great keyworker to people who needed someone who could tap into their own experiences to help them back into the community.”
After three years working in mental health, she applied for a position as an administrator at a charity supporting victims of domestic violence.
But it’s her creativity – and her time…