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HEAR MORE: Three weeks left for local women to enter Visa's 'She's Next' Grant Programme

Jul 26, 2022 14:07 By News Northern Sound
HEAR MORE: Three weeks left for local women to enter Visa's 'She's Next' Grant Programme HEAR MORE: Three weeks left for local women to enter Visa's 'She's Next' Grant Programme
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There's three weeks left to enter Visa's She's Next Grant Programme in Ireland, with applications open until the 16th of August.

Women business owners are invited to apply for one of five €10,000 grants, and one year of coaching from IFundWomen.

The Programme is designed to support women entrepreneurs, as research by Visa reveals that a confidence gap is affecting women in business.

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For this week's edition of The Bottom Line, we're speaking to Waterford's Tammy Darcey, who was a successful applicant to last year's programme.

She is the founder of The Shona Project, which is named after and inspired by her big sister.

The Shona Project visits schools all around Ireland to meet and talk to girls about how to find their place and identity, reaching over 25,000 girls in every corner of Ireland.

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Tammy spoke to our reporter Diarmuid Pepper about The Shona Project and its progression after being included in the Visa She's Next programme.

However, she began by speaking about her big sister who has inspired it all:

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