Dame Stephanie Shirley

Sandro Forte Podcast - Creating Opportunity from Hardship

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'If today’s guest’s story and achievements don’t make your drop, I’m not sure what will. Dame Stephanie Shirley is quite a woman. She arrived in the UK in 1939 with her sister, sent as a refugee by her parents from Germany to escape the Nazi’s. In 1962, a time where being a woman in business was an incredibly challenging time, she set up her first business with £6 and went on to become the CEO of a multi-billion-pound IT consultancy group. Now in her 80s, Dame Shirley is showing no signs of slowing up as her work as a philanthropist is continuing to make millions of pounds for a cause very close to her heart – autism – following the loss of her autistic son at age 35 in 1998.' Sandro Forte

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Shirley CH

An inspiring biography of Dame Stephanie Shirley CH