Warwickshire based entrepreneur named one of 2024’s most impressive female founders
8th January 2024: Rakha Madahar of Nuneaton, Warwickshire has been crowned one of the UK’s most impressive female entrepreneurs by Small Business Britain’s ‘f:Entrepreneur #IAlso100’ campaign.
Rakha, who founded desgn.prnt in 2020, is being profiled among 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs from across the country, as part of the campaign to celebrate the multi-achievements of women running businesses in the UK today.
From AI companies to female-run tradeswoman platforms and sustainable fashion designers, the f:Entrepreneur ‘#IAlso100’ line-up particularly showcases trailblazing female founders who lead purpose-driven businesses alongside a roster of other responsibilities, such as volunteering, mentoring and community support.
Indeed, Rakha was also called out for placing a key emphasis on sustainability when it comes to selling her products, as well as collaborating with and supporting other women entrepreneurs and championing their businesses.
.On being featured in the #ialso100 lineup, Rakha said: I am totally thrilled and excited to have been recognised amongst these talented female entrepreneurs and I can not wait for the opportunity to get to know each and every one of them!
Launched in 2017 by Small Business Britain – the leading champion of small businesses in the UK – the f:Entrepreneur campaign aims to raise greater awareness of the impact of incredible female business owners across the country, and help provide inspiration and role models to the wider small business community.
The campaign offers a host of events, training, and networking opportunities to boost skills, capability, and confidence.
“Congratulations to Rakha Madahar of desgn.prnt, and each of the phenomenal women featured in this year’s #IAlso100,” said Michelle Ovens CBE, founder of Small Business Britain.
“It is so important that we call out the incredible contribution of women running businesses across the UK. As well as growing economic prosperity across the UK, they are also having a tremendous, wider positive impact on local communities too. Despite all of the challenges of recent times, it is fantastic to see female entrepreneurship continuing to grow and flourish in the UK, and we must do all we can to encourage and build this further.”
To see the full line-up of the 100 women featured in this year’s f:Entrepreneur #IAlso100 campaign visit – https://f-entrepreneur.com/ialso-100-2024/
desgn.prnt is a creative company that strives to bring design to the forefront by creating unique, timeless patterns and prints with a twist that help elevate your home and business to make a lasting impression through offering sustainable and eco-friendly products. Ranging from luxury wrapping paper, plantable greeting cards as well homeware which includes patterned tea towels, cushions and custom-made lampshades. All which are available to order online or at in person events that Rakha participates in throughout the year.
desgn.prnt also offers bespoke commissions. Recently, Rakha was one of ten artists who had been selected to create art work on a door by Shelter, who wanted to help to raise awareness of the housing emergency in Birmingham for an exhibition called ‘No Place Like Home’ that took place in Birmingham New Street Station during the first week of December 2023.
Michelle Ovens CBE set up the f:Entrepreneur Campaign, which launched on International Women’s Day 2017, because of the growing sense that there should be more recognition for the amazing, multi-faceted contribution of women who run so many businesses in the UK.
The goal of the campaign is to celebrate the dynamic and inspirational businesses led by women in the UK. It is aimed at both men and women, because everyone has something to learn from these stories of challenge and success.
Through events, content and storytelling, f:Entrepreneur showcases role models to help and inspire all small businesses.