By Isobel Van Dyke
he January Blues have hit hard this year and it’s important that we sprinkle some much-needed-fun into this wintry period. 2022 is the year of expanding your network and building meaningful connections with those who will push you to be the best version of yourself.
Here at The Stack World, we’ve made it easy for you to do exactly that. We want you to connect with like-minded people - whether you’re searching for business advice, honest feedback on your pitch deck, skincare tips, breakfast buddies, restaurant reccs (we’ve even got a network for Golf Baes), however you’re looking to grow in 2022, we’ve got you covered.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not start networking now by signing up as a member and joining the clubs that tick your boxes. Find out what our members are up to and what they’re currently working on - or help them on their mission by supporting their businesses this weekend.
With thousands of Stack World members comes thousands of professions. Our network is brimming with founders, AI experts, sportswomen, writers, artists, matchmakers, doulas, restaurant owners, and interior designers to name a few.
Show your support for women in business and plan your weekend with us. Here’s a snapshot of the many ways you can connect with and champion Stack World members today…
Looking to try a new restaurant this weekend? Here are three owned by Stack World members - all with 10/10 menus.
Native at Browns - the beautiful, zero-waste restaurant located inside the Mayfair department store is run by Stack member Imogen Davis and partner Ivan. The care that goes into each dish is worth every penny.
Butch Salads - Not so much somewhere to visit but definitely a company to book for your next event, Butch Salads is the catering company founded by Hanne Cole and Rachel Rumbol - who also founded the LGBTQ+ network, Queers in Food and Beverage.
So you’re off to an event and need a last minute outfit? Stack members will be the fairy godmother to your cinderella.
By Rotation - founded by Eshita Kabra-Davies, By Rotation is the world's first social fashion rental app. Rent designer clothes whilst helping protect our planet.
Aissata Ibrahima - the eponymously-named fashion label by dedicated Stacker Aissata Ibrahima is where to go for that something extra-special. Aissata creates one-off pieces, all tailored to the highest standard that will make you feel more powerful than ever before.
EYO - The sustainable activewear brand founded by Lucie Halley-Trotter is the perfect workout gear to ‘empower you on your journey’. EYO is minimalistic activewear made from ocean and landfill waste.
Get inspired with Stack World authors…
Break The Internet by Olivia Yallop. If you’re feeling lost on the current rhetoric on the metaverse or NFTs, Olivia Yallop will ensure you don’t get left behind in this new internet shift.
Side Hustle In Progress by Elizabeth Ogabi. Side Hustle In Progress is an essential guidebook for those embarking on a new business venture. Elizabeth Ogabi’s no-nonsense book is packed with practical advice and accessible tips to help you avoid wasting your time, money and efforts.
Unprepared to Entrepreneur: A Method to the Madness of Starting Your Own Business by Sonya Barlow, A guide to all the things they don’t teach you at business school. Sonya Barlow walks you through all the chaos it takes to build a business from scratch - from an idea on the bus, to a Google Doc to a large scale business plan and team by your side.
Treat yourself this weekend with our members’ amazing self-care products…
LIHA Beauty - Founded by Stack members and bestfriend duo Liha Okunniwa and Abi Oyepitan, LIHA create “beauty products that are, like us, a mixture of natural African roots and a quintessentially British attitude”. (We love their cleansing mud!)
ILOH - Take self-love to the next level with ILOH - the UK’s first by women, for women sexual health & wellbeing e-tailer, founded by Jemma Sawyer. Do not miss out on their ‘Crave Vesper’ necklace that doubles as a vibrator - for pleasure on the go!
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