To the Venus Award ladies of Dorset who are in the arena, daring greatly.

Good Afternoon, it’s my job to tell you to make the most of this opportunity, to PR the hell out of it and buy tickets for the finals in June but actually the most important thing I can tell you today is ‘why’ you should do these things. I’m going to read out a quote from Theodore Roosevelt from 1910: “It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done them better Continue reading

Favouring the brave – Tara Howard

Tara Howard, founder of Venus Awards, was born to parents who were already both pilots, so she was also inevitably destined to touch the sky. In Issue 8 of DIY Girl, Tara explains why she favours the brave and why her vision is to to enhance the lives of women around the world through encouragement and self-empowerment