Edita Grikpedyte Onpartu Cohort: 2017 Mentor: Valeria Ilies Education: Masters in Law and Management Before Onpartu... There is no question as to whether Edita really gave her original profession a chance; she both graduated from Law and Management and worked at Vilnius County Court as a full-time legal secretary. Once she sensed a stronger passion for wine, however, she did not sit around. Edita took herself to the south of France and Sicily in Italy, where her intuition was
I first discovered Onpartu when I was still working as lawyer in the City seeking a side project where I could do something different and help make a meaningful impact – and so I joined Onpartu’s social media team. I’ve since moved on, but I LOVE following Onpartu’s journey and seeing the amazing impact it has on the lives on many women! Now I’m grateful to be able to write this guest blog post and share my story with you. 18 months ago I quit my career as a City lawyer and t
Gertruda Gudaite qualified as a lawyer and worked for the Ministry of Justice in Lithuania. In 2009, she moved to the UK and decided to pursue a different career. She joined Onpartu in 2015 and since the programme's completion she has launched her business. What made you apply for Onpartu?
At the time I saw an article in a Lithuanian magazine saying there was a programme for underemployed women from Central and Eastern Europe seeking for better career prospects, I was just ab