Spotlight on Entrepreneurship

Between The Lines: Alex Wallace

Resilient, Realistic and Radiant. Alex Wallace, founder at The Mintridge Foundation and Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society. Starting out her career as a sportswoman playing hockey to becoming a true inspiration to 60,000 young people. Whilst coaching hockey and netball to young people in Fiji, Alex realised the far-reaching impacts and lifeskills sport brought into communities. Her experience in dealing with internal pressure, perceived failure and imposter syndrome stemmed the very successful Mintridge Foundation. Alex’s charity promotes sport to improve the mental and physical well-being of young people to help them find their pathway in life. Alex embraced her “just do it” attitude, found herself at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth games and ventured with various Olympians, paralympians and professional athletes. She provides a realistic journey of the challenges to becoming an entrepreneur and how you can transform negatives into positives. Tune in to find out how Alex took the leap from the English farmlands to the Olympic games!