International Women’s Day: Amanda Glover’s Journey

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s the perfect time to spotlight women who are thriving in their respective fields. Today, we have the pleasure of diving into the inspiring story of Amanda Glover, our Head of Health, Safety, and Environmental at Presence & Co.

What Inspired Your Career Shift into the Property Sector?

For Amanda, the decision to venture into the property sector stemmed from a desire for change. It was about stepping out of her comfort zone and embracing the opportunity to learn and grow in a completely new industry. Amanda’s motivation was fuelled by the prospect of contributing to the well-being of others through her work.

Advice for Aspiring Women in the Property Industry

To women aspiring to succeed in the property sector, Amanda’s message is clear: go for it! She emphasises the versatility and diversity of the industry, highlighting the unique qualities that women bring to the table. Compassion and perseverance, according to Amanda, are key ingredients in transforming structures into inviting homes.

Exciting Trends Shaping the Property Market

In Amanda’s view, one of the most captivating developments in the property market is the renovation of unique heritage properties. From old water towers to historic schools, the restoration of these structures breathes new life into our communities, preserving their rich history for generations to come.

Balancing Professional Responsibilities and Personal Commitments

Maintaining a balance between professional duties and personal aspirations is no easy feat, but Amanda has honed her approach over time. By prioritising tasks and delegating when necessary, she ensures that work stays at the office. Outside of work, Amanda prioritises self-care, indulging in activities like listening to motivational podcasts and journaling to stay focused and driven.

Female Role Models Who Inspire

Among the many influential women who inspire Amanda, Mel Robins stands out. Mel’s unwavering determination and resilience serve as a beacon of inspiration, motivating Amanda to push past obstacles and pursue her goals fearlessly.

Fun Question for Amanda

Three dream female dinner party invites?

My guest list is, Beyoncé, Anne Boleyn and Deborah James.

What is your favourite song by a female artist which always lifts your spirits?

Keala Settle’s “This Is Me,” a powerful anthem of self-acceptance and empowerment.

What’s your favourite thing to do in your spare time?

In my spare time, I find joy in photography, long walks, and simply having fun.

What did you want to be when you were younger?

As a child, I dreamt of becoming a dancer.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received from another woman?

Believe in yourself and don’t sell yourself short. Don’t let anyone tell you you’re not good enough, know your worth and believe you deserve the best.


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