Award-winning entrepreneur and CEO of Embridge Consulting, Emma O’Brien has been selected to join the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ EMEIA Class of 2023.
Launched in 2008, the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ EMEIA program celebrates visionary entrepreneurs who are driving growth and innovation across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, inviting them to join a global community of inspiring peer role models spanning 55 countries.
With programs all around the world, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ is dedicated to identifying inspiring, ambitious women in business, and providing them with the resources and advice to unlock their full potential.
Having started her own company, Embridge Consulting, in 2009 following her redundancy whilst on maternity leave with her second child, Emma has dedicated much of her time to proving there is a better way to do business. Committed to providing a nurturing, flexible environment that understands the personal challenges of people, Emma has taken pride in empowering often marginalised groups within the workplace such as working mothers, allowing them to reach their full potential.
“It’s an incredible honour to have been selected for the Entrepreneurial Winning Women class of 2023. Starting and growing my own business has been an amazing journey, and during that time I’ve learnt how it is within my power to create an environment for good. EY share that same vision, empowering and affirming women across the world by fostering valuable connections with women who have walked similar paths.
As a businesswoman myself, I understand how important the right support and mentorship having can be, so I’m incredibly excited to have the chance to use my own experience to help others take the next step in their own journeys.”Emma O’Brien, CEO and Founder of Embridge Consulting
Emma is one of 10 women in the UK and Ireland and one of 55 across the EMEIA region selected to be part of this prestigious programme. The programme will see the participants coached to embrace ambitious growth plans expand their companies, hire more employees and build a better working world.
About EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™
The EY organisation is committed to seeing women lead. EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ is a global program for successful women entrepreneurs whose businesses show more potential to scale.
Through access to EY professionals and global EY networks throughout the entrepreneurial ecosystem, pioneering women founders on every continent secure the resources, advice, operational know-how, contacts and community they need to unleash their ambitions, expand their companies to full potential and become the role models they never had. ey.com/winningwomen