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    Hear from our founder – Life as a female entrepreneur
    13775520_10157115435375058_7438662557635594755_n"10 years in the making but its been the most valuable and amazing experience of my life!" - Viviane Williams, Founder and Creative Director of Wakeup Campaign.     After doing my BA (Hons) degree in Design Branding & Marketing and furthering on my education to do a Masters at Goldsmiths University in Creative Cultural Entrepreneurship, I worked for a number of companies to which really understood where I wanted to position myself and what skill set I was most strongest in. Screen Shot 2016-08-14 at 12.24.15   I dabbled in packaging design, graphics design, marketing comminications, PR, branding and advertising in a variety of industries, it was then that I realised the area I really enjoyed and wanted to propel in and it was 'marketing' with visual communication¬† -"To be the best visual communicator".   Screen Shot 2016-08-14 at 12.23.39I worked at Walt Disney Company, Big Fish, was on the board for 02 Telefonica as a sustainability advisor representing "young people" (just to name a few), before going into the architecture/construction industry. Networking and working with people along my career path has been amazing, I have met some wonderful people to which I would class them as my friends.   I not only run Wakeup Campaign but I am now the UK & Overseas Marketing manager at Trimo whichScreen Shot 2016-08-14 at 12.24.33 is fantastic. I am working for an innovative fascade specialist, communicating their products on a global scale which I am very excited about - watch this space!           Top tips on being a female entreprenuer are:
    1. Believe in yourself
    2. Have a good network
    3. Work hard
    4. Try to have a balanced life (this can be hard at times)
    5. Be enthusiastic
    6. Be agile
    7. Be active
    8. Have passion and love for what you do
    9. Be resiliant
    10. Be responsive
      T: @wakeupcampaign IG: https://www.instagram.com/wakeupcampaign/ LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/viviane-williams-ma-frsa-a450b01b?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile