College welcomes new Director of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
A new Director of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship has taken up her
post at Warwickshire College.
Nelson joins Warwickshire College in the role which reflects the
college’s commitment to enterprise and entrepreneurship. As a
founder member of the Gazelle Colleges Group, Warwickshire
College offers students more than just a qualification – equipping
students to be confident, innovative, resilient, enterprise-aware
and willing to ‘have a go’, in order to prepare them for personal,
social and economic success in their future careers.
Marla, who grew up in Warwickshire, brings a wealth of
experience from previous roles within the enterprise arena, where
she specialised in economic regeneration, developing projects and
initiatives aimed at increasing the numbers of people successfully
starting and growing their own businesses or social
As an entrepreneur herself, Marla is also listed in the "One World
Action" Top 100 Women: The Unseen Powerful Women Who Change The
World (Business & Entrepreneur Category). Most recently
she has been running her own successful marketing and business
development consultancy, which has included advising aspiring and
existing business owners and social entrepreneurs on how to survive
and thrive in difficult economic times.
She says, “I’m passionate about creating the conditions and
opportunities for young people to become dynamic and innovative
business leaders of the future; whether they become their own boss,
or are working for somebody else.
“I look forward to working with everyone to ensure the college
not only meets its entrepreneurial college goals, but is an example
of best practice in doing so.”
For more information about Warwickshire College and the courses
on offer, click here or call
0300 45 600 49.