MEET THE FOUNDER

Daniella Genas founded Genas Enterprise Consultants in 2017 with the aim of empowering entrepreneurs to Think Big, Take Action & Keep Pushing. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, business systems, goal setting and action plans.

Daniella founded her first company Aspire4u, in 2009. As the leader of the social enterprise, she provided training, showcasing, work experience, employment and development opportunities to over 2000 young people in addition to mentoring. As well as youth training Aspire4u specialised in event management and Daniella coordinated a variety of high profile events for clients such as Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, and Birmingham City Council. She secured a quarter of a million pounds worth of funding through her skill as a bid writer for the organisation as well as secured sponsorship from organisations such as Sony BMG, HMV, Haribo, Coca Cola and Subway.

Daniella is passionate about youth entrepreneurship and empowering youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. As such she regularly shares her entrepreneurial story with students and young people at educational institutes and events across the country. She attributes her ability to connect with the young people to her honest & no holds barred delivery and her inner-city upbringing.

Daniella is an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme and a Big Venture Challenge Winner.

AWARDS AND QUALIFICATIONS

MBA – (Grade Pending 2018)

MA Media Enterprise – Commendation

BA Media & Communications – 2:1

Birmingham City University Alumni of the Year 2012:  Community Engagement and Leadership

Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2013:  Entrepreneurial Category Winner

City & Style Women of the Year 2013: Outstanding Contribution to Social Change Winner

Inspire Awards 2014: Young Enterprise Winner

Visiting Industrial Fellow: Aston Business School