Maria Pearson

A powerhouse organiser of resources, and gifted educator. As the mastermind behind the Ro’Ya initiative, she has created and delivered an educational program that empowers the belief and confidence in women to thrive in business. From skilling women in finance fundamentals, business model generation, customer discovery engagement skills to business strategy. Ro’ya also provides development & coaching for the mentor networks to ensure all women get the support they require – these are all elements of the Ro’Ya initiative. Building a collective of business resources for advice and guidance from the local business community and the DBWC membership has built our eco system of partnership. grow.ME, a specialist development consultancy is Maria’s 3rd business venture.

Before starting her own development consultancy, grow-me Maria worked for the global airline, Emirates as part of the commercial team that prepared the business and new markets for global expansion. From the Middle East to Asia / Pacific and the Americas, identifying and executing to meet customer needs is a central element to success business growth.

Maria is passionate about supporting and enabling women to thrive, grow and be independently successful.