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Hi, I'm Sharena.


Public Speaker.

Gender Equality Campaigner.

START UP. START NOW. Podcast Host.

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Sharena is ex-Microsoft and NatWest Group (Coutts Bank). In 2017, pursued a passion and started Devotion Property Management in Devon and currently hosts the START UP. START NOW. podcast. She holds an undergraduate degree in (BSc) Business & Management from Aston University, Birmingham and recently graduated from Cambridge Judge Business School (University of Cambridge) with a Masters in Entrepreneurship (2023). During her time at University of Cambridge, she held a number of senior elected positions at The Cambridge Union (the oldest debating society in the world).

Sharena has been campaigning for gender equality in the workplace since 2014, when she founded Aston Women in Business society, influencing over 3,000 young females, and hosted over 100+ female speaker sessions. Whilst at NatWest Group, Sharena had the privilege of interviewing the first woman to lead a major UK bank, Alison Rose (CEO, RBS) and contribute to ‘The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship’. Sharena’s achievements to date have been recognised by Deborah Meaden, Jamal Edwards MBE and Duke of York in recent years. In 2022, she was a finalist for the Social Humanitarian award by Asian Women of Achievement, featured as an Inspirational Woman by WeAreTheCity (2022) and named UK’s top 50 brightest young leaders by Henley Business School (2017).

Her work aims to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and highlight gender inequality. Most recently she has interviewed Ben Francis (Gymshark), Steven Bartlett (Dragon's Den), Martin Lewis (, Holly Tucker (, Pip Murray (Pip & Nut), Ainsley Harriott (celebrity chef), Edwina Dunn (Tesco Clubcard), Peter Harris (Hotel Chocolat), Nick Wheeler (Charles Tywhritt) and Nick Telson (Design My Night) to name a few. Sharena currently divides her time living between London and Exeter.

Martin Lewis | Cambridge Union
Farmers Protest Panel | Cambridge Union
Edwina Dunn | Cambridge Union
Candice Brathwaite | Cambridge Union
Steel Banglez | Cambridge Union
Ainsley Harriott | Cambridge Union
Holly Tucker MBE | Cambridge Union
Steven Bartlett | Cambridge Union
Ben Francis | Cambridge Union


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Judge Business School

Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2022

We Are The City - Inspirational Woman

Cambridge Judge Business School

NatWest for 'In Conversation With...'


PodPod Roundtable Conversation

Reed: Keep Britain Working

NOWLAN London: Female Founder Feature

University of Cambridge: The Futures Hub Series (Lucy Cavendish College)

I’m passionate about women’s empowerment, entrepreneurship, careers and diversity and inclusion.​

If you are looking for a high-quality speaker or host for your next event please contact me today.



Interested in learning more about me, my work or how we can collaborate on an upcoming project? Feel free to reach out anytime, I would be more than happy to chat.

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