Lena Benjamin MBA (Entrepreneur, International Speaker & Traveler)

Lena Benjamin’s focus is to Empower business success. Tapping into 20 years of marketing, business growth consultancy and client engagement experience combined with common sense and passion. She’s a forward-thinking and strategic entrepreneur, involved in a number of ventures including Actions4Growth™ (consultancy, business club and virtual group), SwitchedON (mobile phone charging opportunity for venue owners/managers)Benjamin Property Services Ltd (incl. property / land sourcing and property developments), USandBeyond.com (online travel booking site) and  EmpowerHER Global (we empower the action and progress of women in business worldwide). Lena is a StartupBootCamp InsurTech London Mentor & the Founder of Discerning Club (exclusive events with wine, decorative arts, and real estate)(online strategic advice, content and support for Lena also has two degrees one of which is a Master of Business Administration, MBA (2010) achieved from University of Westminster, down the road from Houses of Parliament where Lena has spoken. Lena has a passion for traveling and over the last 3 years has visited New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Santorini, Cyprus, Milan, Paris and Grand Cayman and looks to combine this passion as an international speaker.

6 Interesting Facts about Lena Benjamin

  1. Involved in several businesses including real estate and consultancy services. Click to view business opportunities.
  2. Organised a London Christmas Party for Uber in 2015
  3. Thought Leader at Entrepreneurs 2012, part of Leaders First conference in ExCel London with special guests former President of USA Bill Clinton, Karren Brady CBE and Levy Roots
  4. Created the U.K’s first and largest multicultural online bookstore approached by Amazon in 2004
  5. Provided top tip, pitfall, and takeaway in a book published by the Financial Times in 2014. Top tip: “Taking personal responsibility by taking action no matter how small you think it is.”
  6. Created and provided the keynote at the Inspiring Women in the 21st Century held at the House of Lords in 2012. The event was rebranded and became the Empowering Women Summit, in 2015 themed on technology held at the Royal Institution.

Upcoming Speaking and Contributions

  • Actions4Growth Business Club (London) in association with NatWest Bank – 10.30am – 12.30pm, Tuesday on 27 February, 29 May, 25 September and 27 November 2018 – Secure Place
  • Actions4Growth Virtual Group (Online Conference Meeting) in association with Pepper VA – 1pm BST or in your time zone, Wednesday 1st of the month on 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July, 1 August and 5 September 2018 – Register Now
  • Discerning Club London & Kent Register Now
  • Women World Wide – Internet radio show focused on interviewing innovative female entrepreneurs from around the world Are you a lady boss? Want to be interviewed? Click to get involved
  • Global Entrepreneurship Network Speaker Profile – Click Here

 Some of Lena’s Past Speaking Engagements:

  • Women in Enterprise – Keynote speaker – Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre (University of Suffolk, Suffolk Centre for Female Entrepreneurship)
  • Managing Culture – Entrepreneurs 2012, Leaders First – ExCel London
  • UCL Women’s Society Launch – Motivational Keynote
  • Challenging Female Gender Stereotypes – School in east London
  • Globalization and the growth of your MBA network – Dublin
  • Revolutionizing Customer Focus – Regents University

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“Lena is clearly passionate, not only about women in business but also improving overall business dynamics through greater cooperation and understanding.” – Career Consultant

“Lena is definitely the sort of person you want delivering to your business.” – L&D Manager

“Inspiring, Engaging and Empowering,” Head of Fundraising

“Lena provided an engaging talk on how to enable a customer focused business.” – CEO & Founder

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