Honey I Blew Up The Business
When Terrorists Blow Up Your Plan with Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE
August 4, 2021
Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE is a pioneer for positive change and a serial social entrepreneur. In 2009, she was honoured by HRH The Queen with an OBE for services to women's enterprise. But in 2013, a bomb blast stopped her relocation from the UK to Kenya, where she was expecting to live the “glorious expat lifestyle”. Embarking on a business mission with her sons she has had to confront malicious business partners and industry prejudice. Then lockdown nearly cost them everything. Discover how to “be like water”, avoid sharks and confront the unknown. How to answer the call to adventure and live the hero’s journey. The importance of family, creativity and play. How the struggle creates “human alchemy”. Marilyn is the CEO of ProtoEV, the Business Development Director at The Blair Project, Principal Founder at Black United Representation Network (BURN), and Board Member at Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership.
Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE is a pioneer for positive change and a serial social entrepreneur. In 2009, she was honoured by HRH The Queen with an OBE for services to women's enterprise. But in 2013, a bomb blast stopped her relocation from the UK to Kenya, where she was expecting to live the “glorious expat lifestyle”. Embarking on a business mission with her sons she has had to confront malicious business partners and industry prejudice. Then lockdown nearly cost them everything.

Discover how to “be like water”, avoid sharks and confront the unknown. How to answer the call to adventure and live the hero’s journey. The importance of family, creativity and play. How the struggle creates “human alchemy”. Marilyn is the CEO of ProtoEV, the Business Development Director at The Blair Project, Principal Founder at Black United Representation Network (BURN), and Board Member at Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership.

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