Shahida Parkar

Business Incubator Manager

Background

Prior to joining Wenta in January 2012 Shahida worked at Business Link where she gained substantial experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic (BaME) Businesses and Community. Shahida also has past experience of providing advice and guidance to businesses, on areas such as: finance, marketing, exporting, staff training, reducing costs, networking and how to remain competitive.

Role

Shahida’s role at Wenta is to provide support in creating and growing businesses. Shahida is also in charge of Wenta's Business Incubator in Luton and provides in-depth assistance with business development, sustainability and viability to all its clients.

Interests

Outside of work Shahida enjoys travelling, eating, especially chocolates, socialising with family, friends and community interactions, swimming, walking and Zumba, particularly if she feels guilty about the chocolates, which is not too often.