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Jo Wimble-Groves

Co-founder of global award winning mobile tech company, Active Digital, Jo Wimble-Groves, is an inspirational speaker. Selected in Management Today’s ’35 under 35′ Jo went on to win several Women in Business Awards and is also an award winning blogger.

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Motivational speaker Jo Wimble-Groves is co-owner of the global award winning communications company, ‘Active Digital’.

Background and Awards

Working at Active Digital since she was sixteen, she has gone on to achieve a number of accolades. These include receiving The Young Guns Award for growing businesses, the Female Entrepreneur of the Year.  In addition she has been included twice in the ’35 under 35′ in Management today – as seen in the Times & Top 6 Employer of the Year.  Active Digital has also won a gold award from the prestigious international Stevie Awards for sales and customer service, which Jo was presented with in Los Angeles.

In 2019 Jo became a `role model’ with Modern Muse Charity.  This is an online platform designed to encourage the next generation of female business leaders and entrepreneurs. The platform, www.modernmuse.org, is aimed at girls aged 8 and above. It features the professional pathways of women from all walks of life, working across business and society.  There is a a focus on encouraging girls into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers. In 2020 Jo co-created We are Girls in Sport with Caroline Kings. This is a global platform to inspire more girls across the globe to find a sport they enjoy. The aim is to improve their physical and mental wellbeing – www.wearegirlsinsport.com


Aside from this, Jo is also a freelance writer with a keen interest in confidence, leadership and women in business. Many of her business articles have featured in high profile publications.  These include InStyle Magazine, Changeboard, Training Journal, Cosmopolitan. Plus First Women, Huffington Post, Guardian Careers and Management Today.

Motivational speaker

As a keynote speaker, Jo has spoken at a number of events including Microsoft, Apple and the global law firm, Reed Smith. Jo also joined forces with ex England Women’s Rugby Captain Catherine Spencer to form Inspiring Women Workshops.  This is a series of events designed to encourage females to have the confidence to become stronger business leaders.

Jo’s aim is to encourage and inspire excellence and her talks can cover an array of subjects from technology, confidence, entrepreneurship, through to leadership and management. Each talk is tailored to her audience.  Jo’s motivational presentations  have been extremely well received both online and in person.

Feedback includes:

Thank you for delivering such an inspiring and powerful lecture last night.  Without the atmosphere of a live venue and without the opportunity to build a rapport with a physical audience, there is even greater emphasis on each and every word you are saying.  Your talk was so engaging and absorbing, so relevant and resonant.” RGS Online Event 2020.

“Thank you for speaking yesterday at our Women’s Enterprise Kent event.  We really enjoyed your talk, it was very motivational and inspiring.” Louise Patience, Kent County Council.

“Very effective communicator.” Steve Backley OBE.

“… as a keynote speaker Jo inspires the next generation to aspire to do great things for their business to enable them achieve real growth.” Fiona O’Mahony, Head of Partnerships, The Law  Society.

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