The inaugural Dakota Ladies Who Lunch event, Leeds

Joanna Jarjue, Debbie Dobson, Grace Faint

Joanna Jarjue, Debbie Dobson, Grace Faint - Credit: Archant

BBC’s The Apprentice contestant Claire Young was guest speaker

Claire Young, a finalist on BBC’s The Apprentice, shared real life lessons and experiences with guests at the first Dakota Ladies Who Lunch event in Leeds.

Claire is based in Wakefield and has her own business, School Speakers, has worked with the government on projects helping young people get onto the career ladder and more women into business.

Debbie Dobson, director of sales at Dakota Deluxe Leeds, said: ‘We are delighted to launch our first Ladies Who Lunch event offering a fantastic dining experience for all ladies in Leeds. Clare Young is such an inspiration to women and is driven to share real life lessons and experience, to enthuse, motivate and inform her audience.’