Lisa Shephard, Gemma McCall and Lynda Brown-Colbert

Co-Founders of Manc Mamas

Hi! We're Lisa, Gemma and Lynda, the co-founders of Manc Mamas, a movement to help working mothers grow their network, inspire, collaborate and empower one another. Started in August of last year, Manc Mamas is already doing a lot to boost business across the north west of the UK.

We're three Greater Manchester-based mums with three very different professions, but one shared interest... making the return to the workplace after maternity leave easier for women.

Our girl gang has a rapidly growing social media following and has already held a number of well-attended events in our home town of Manchester.

Our aim is to boost collaboration across the north west by sharing good news stories of working mums across our website and social media channels as well as hosting regular meet-ups and events to take the discussions offline with talks from local working mothers who can share their successes and experiences. We are so inspired by the mums and businesses we've already met and love seeing them collaborate following meeting at our events.


If you'd like to go on your own journey of self-discovery and raise your woman within, but you're not sure how or where to start. Or if you're feeling overwhelmed by growing a business and raising a family, contact Holistic Health Coach and Raising Women's Founder Johanna Rossi to find out more about how you can #raiseyourwoman within.


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