Forces Employment Charity: The Podcast – The journey to self-employment | Episode 2

In this episode, we explore the intersection of military life and entrepreneurship. Hannah and Helen share their experiences and explain how they turned their side hustle into their main job.

Hannah Saunders, an ex-RAF Officer and Exited Founder, shares her captivating story of building Toddle from its inception to its multi-channel success. With a mission rooted in eco-friendliness, Hannah’s entrepreneurial prowess has seen Toddle flourish, with ventures spanning Europe, the USA, Amazon, retail, and worldwide e-commerce. Her accolades include appearances on business panels, podcasts, and even the BBC’s Dragons’ Den, where her preparedness left a lasting impression.

Helen Massy, a military spouse and mother of three, pursued her entrepreneurial dreams as a medical journalist and content writer despite the challenges of military life. Recognising the need for comprehensive career support for military spouses and partners, she founded Career Pursuit, an innovative platform offering invaluable resources and community support.

Presented by:

Host Cathrine Slaatta – Senior Communications Officer, Forces Employment Charity

Hannah Saunders – ex-RAF Officer and Exited Founder of Toddle

Helen Massy – Military spouse, Founder of Career Pursuit

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