Women in Business in Catalonia

Catalonia has a burgeoning start-up scene, with a vast and fast-growing network of inspiring women in business in Barcelona and beyond, working across many industries. With such a diverse international community, Catalonia offers the ideal setting for expat women entrepreneurs in the region who feel empowered to go it alone and set-up their own businesses.

 

With the world mobile congress hosting the biggest names in technology each year, the digital scene in Barcelona is booming and set to increase exponentially in the forthcoming years, with social-media savvy international women pioneering growing numbers of start-ups and online business ideas for mumsShecommerce is a conference style event bringing together the next generation of women entrepreneurs in e-commerce. 

 

Barcelona Women’s Network  offers support and friendship to local and international women living and working in Barcelona and the surrounding areas. Welcoming all mums in Barcelona who own their own business or work in a creative field, BCN Mompreneurs  is an informal English-speaking meet up for international working mothers in Barcelona. Women With Ambition is also a group for professional female business founders, hosting interesting events and mentor programmes. 

 

Barcelona is home to many fantastic co-working spaces including Downtown Offices, the first work hub for female entrepreneurs in Spain. Cobaby is an innovative space for expat and local working women providing space to work with nursery services close by. Not exclusively for women, ChiringuitOffice  is a friendly, sunny, relaxed co-working space for digital nomads and freelancers in Poblenou, Barcelona’s renowned technology neighbourhood. 

 

From the Maresme Coast, Girona Province and the Costa Brava to Sitges and Sant Cugat, it is not just the centre of Barcelona drawing talented international women. From the healthcare and wellness sector, to architecture, law, marketing and PR and more, there have never been so many creative, exciting mum-owned businesses in the region.

Sitges Entrepreneurial Women’s Network is building a multicultural community and platform where entrepreneurial women in Sitges can share their skills, feel empowered, learn from each other, and ultimately thrive in their business ventures.


At MumAbroad.com, we try our best to support female entrepreneurs, and encourage our online community to reach out if you require any of the services or products listed below. If you would like us to feature your business below, do please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

Women Entrepreneurs in Catalonia

Madelaine Smit – Orthodontist

Madelaine Smit – Orthodontist

Dr. Smit gained her general dental training (Bachelor degree in dental surgery) at King’s College, London and further specialized in Orthodontics at the University of Barcelona in 2008. In 2015 she obtained her clinical Masters’ in lingual ...

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Nuria Segura – Akua Foundation

Nuria Segura – Akua Foundation

Nuria is Founder and Director of Colegio Akua and the Akua Foundation. She holds a business degree from ICADE, a Master’s degree in Advertising from EADA and a Master’s degree in Multiple Intelligences. Nuria has more than 19 years of ...

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Sarah Tyler Shaw, Q-E Kids Drama Workshops

Sarah Tyler Shaw, Q-E Kids Drama Workshops

Sarah Tyler Shaw is a British actress and co-founder of Q-E KIDS DRAMA WORKSHOPS. Sarah is a professional stage and screen actress. Sarah founded her own theatre company along with her now husband Ian Breeds. In 2012 Sarah was cast as the lead in ...

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Emily Kunze – Fundación Diverse Learning

Emily Kunze – Fundación Diverse Learning

Emily studied at  Kenyon College (BA) and IESE Business School (MBA).  As the Foundation President, Emily is the acting CEO working closely with the Chrissy Bruce on the vision and expansion of the foundation while running the day to day ...

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Benedicte Bodard – Mesa Bonita

Benedicte Bodard – Mesa Bonita

Originally from France and after spending 18 years in Los Angeles where she worked as a wardrobe stylist in films, television and commercials Benedicte arrived in Spain in 2001. At the time, the Spanish real estate market was undergoing a huge ...

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Miriam Eslava – naturalKIDS

Miriam Eslava – naturalKIDS

Miriam is the founder of naturalKIDS espai d’anglès. A place where toddlers and little kids can learn English accompanied by their parents. Sessions are fun, full of energy and a great opportunity for parents and kids to spend some quality ...

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Jessica Bigogno – Living Mindfully

Jessica Bigogno – Living Mindfully

Jessica Bigogno, psychotherapist and trained Mindfulness teacher applies Mindfulness with her individual clients as well as giving courses. Mindfulness is the act of present focussed awareness of what is happening right now, without judgment and ...

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Beatriz Carro de Prada – BRS Relocation Services

Beatriz Carro de Prada – BRS Relocation Services

Established in 2001 by Beatriz Carro de Prada, BRS provides professional relocation assistance to executives, individuals and families coming to Spain from all over the world. They have offices in Barcelona and Madrid. “We are passionate about ...

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