Mavis Amankwah is an award-winning entrepreneur; specialising in marketing, PR, diversity communications and business sustainability.
Who Is Mavis Amankwah?
Mavis Amankwah is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, Public Speaker and Business Coach with over 20 years in the Communications and professional services industry. As one of the UK’s foremost Diversity Ambassadors, Mavis has dedicated her career to making a positive impact in the diversity and business world by bridging the gap between communities, whilst, conversely, transforming social disparities into profitable and sustainable business models.
A highly acclaimed business guru, Mavis has survived two recessions and against all odds has sustained and successfully executed campaigns across a plethora of industries and sectors including the business and financial sector (she has worked with Lloyds and NatWest Bank to name a few).
Her vision began in 2002 when she noticed that there was a major gap in the market where corporate and commercial organisations needed to tap into diverse and hard-to-reach audiences but had challenges engaging with them. She gave up her career as a qualified IT consultant to pursue a career in business.
10 Year Mission
Not one to slow down, Mavis’ next 10 year-plan involves developing thousands more high growth entrepreneurs through her online academy, setting up an Angel investment organisation & business hub, not forgetting her final quest to become the first Black female Dragon’ in the BBC’s Dragon’s Den.
Mavis has been awarded with 16 business and community awards and has been featured in over 300 media titles including the Guardian, Boots Magazine,The Telegraph and Forbes Magazine as well as named as one of the most influential people in PR in PR Week’s most influential people in PR (2009-2015), it’s fair to say that Mavis has somewhat obliterated her teachers’ limited expectations of her being someone who ‘would not amount to much’.
Mother & Friend
Mavis has two young adult children aged 19 and 25, is a wife and attributes her success to the support of her lovely family and close friends whom have supported her in the pursuit of running her businesses.
Get In Touch
If you are looking for a business coach, diversity coach, motivational speaker or just need business advice contact Mavis on 02036330513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org