From Stand up to Startup - Anna Devitt (DirectDevitt)

Grant Thornton - 110 Queen St Glasgow, g1 3bx Glasgow
Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 6:00 PM (GMT)

About this event

Anna Devitt is a woman on a mission! Comedian, Entrepreneur, Speaker and Writer.

Anna has become a multi award-winning businesswoman, she started her business by opening an all-female comedy production company which went on to sell out at all major festivals throughout the UK.

She then embarked on challenging and changing the way we educate young people. Anna built Comedy & Confidence™ Training Program which was accredited under SCQF Levels, 3,4,5 & 6 and is a custom built SQA Award with funding support from the trust.

She launched this training program in 2016 within Polmont Young Offenders. Since then she has adapted the organisation into a community interest company and the program has won several titles including Enterprise in Education ROCCOS 2016, Finalist for Best Start-up Company in Scotland Scottish Variety Awards 2017, Business Woman of the Year Finalist Best Start-Up Company 2017.

The organisation in November 2018 won the first ever Creative Award under the Scottish Edge competition, with Cultural Enterprise Scotland and Creative Scotland. Gaining recognition and investment which has enabled the team to grow and Anna Graduated.

She was then awarded The Most Ambitious Woman in Training & Education from Investing in Woman in March.

Anna’s motto is “Get the life you deserve, not the one you were dealt” and DirectDevitt Comedy & Confidence™ truly believe everyone can learn but, not everyone can be taught the same way. 


  • Anna Devitt

    Anna Devitt

    DirectDevitt Comedy & Confidence™


    Anna Devitt is a woman on a mission! Comedian, Entrepreneur, Speaker and Writer.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Nov 28
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT)


    Grant Thornton
    110 Queen St Glasgowg1 3bx

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    • Jude Duncan

      Jude Duncan

      Startup Grind Glasgow

      Chapter Director

    • Daniel Reilly

      Daniel Reilly

      Startup Grind

      Director - Glasgow

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