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Body Shop Founder and Aston Villa's Financial Director to Inspire Warwick Students

Originally published 19 June 2002

The Body Shop founder Anita Roddick and Aston Villa’s Financial Director Mark Ansell are to inspire University of Warwick’s students and staff to set up their own businesses at a special festival of enterprise at the University of Warwick on Thursday 20th of June in the University’s Ramphal building.

EnterpriseFest is a two-day event which features practical workshop sessions on how to set up and run your own business and looks at common pitfalls in business. There will be workshops and seminars on all aspects of setting up your own business and running Enterprise programmes at universities.

Among the many other speakers at the event will be Stephen Hagen, Chairman of EnterpriseFest and Director of Mercia Institute of Enterprise. Formerly Professor of Applied Languages, he advises Government on international business communication.

Interview opportunity: Anita and Mark will be available for interview at 1pm in the Ramphal building at the University on Thursday 20th June 2002

For further details please contact:
Stephen Hagen,
Director of Mercia Institute of Enterprise
University of Warwick
Tel: 024 76528995
or by email