Carol Stewart – Inspirational Woman

Carol Stewart is the founder of Abounding Solutions and author of Quietly Visible: Leading with Influence and Impact as an Introverted Woman listed as one of the 10 best books written by women to read during lockdown.

She is an Executive, Career, and Leadership Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author. She specialises in introverted women who are senior leaders. She coaches women to lead with confidence, influence and impact. She also provides workshops and talks on a variety of topics to organisations and at conferences.

Carol was recognised as one of Britain’s Top 50 business advisers by Enterprise Nation; a Rising Star Champion (for her work with women leaders) by We Are The City and named a LinkedIn Top Voice UK 5 times (including 2022 Top Voice for gender equity). In 2023 she was added to the Northern Power Women, Power List which recognises trailblaizers who challenge the norm and shift the dial towards a more equitable world for women in work, and she was listed as a Top 32 Business Influencer by Business Leader. She is a semi-regular columnist for the Sheffield Telegraph and hosts the Quietly Visible podcast.

She gives her time to causes that support the next generation, gender and racial equality, and social inclusion. She is a co-founder of the Black Northern Women, International Women’s Day conference which sees women from 22 cities congregate in Sheffield for a day of learning, empowerment, and transformation.

Carol has a MSc Coaching Psychology, PG Diploma in Management Studies, is a Member of the Association for Coaching, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.