Anna Smith has been the CEO of One25 since 2017 and is passionate about supporting women in achieving their goals and redressing the inequalities in society. She is committed to putting women at the heart of the service, giving them the love, and with them building the trust, to enable them to make choices for … Read More
One25 are a Bristol-based charity. Founded in 1995 they were the only organisation at that time specifically supporting street sex-working women. They reach out to women trapped in, or vulnerable to, street sex work, supporting them to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction. As a female led Bristol business, … Read More
This Spring, we’re planning a sunrise-to-sunset 28 mile walk across all of Bristol’s bridges, following the Bristol Civic society route . It’s more of an awareness-raiser, so look out for us in our orange t-shirts and come and step-in for a mile or two as we pound the city streets. We’ve got an art auction … Read More
We’ve recently been invited to join a business womens network for One25, headed up by their CEO and aimed at leveraging more support from the Bristol business community. We’re really keen to see how this group evolves and to explore what support we can enlist from our colleagues in the development industry.
Late summer 2019 we were privileged to attend an evening of poetry and food at Spike Island in Bristol, hosted by some of the Bristol women who have benefited from the charity. One25’s Peony service runs community-based therapies and life-skills activities for those who are ready to move on from multiple disadvantages, and is central … Read More
Following our Mad May challenge, in July 2019 we were delighted to be invited to represent One25 at a Bristol business networking seminar hosted by Mustard Seeds, and speak about our involvement with the charity. We shared our story of how we came to hear about them, what led us to support them, and how … Read More
In May 2019, we took on the MyOne25 challenge, and mobilised a team of our favourite Bristol business women (Polly Reynolds of Temple Bright LLP, Carys Tait from Carys Ink, Claire Hillier-Brown of Planning Developments and Eleanor Wright of social media agency Soello) to complete more than 125 miles each throughout the month. We developed … Read More