About the Catholic Women Network
The Catholic Women Network is the number one platform for Catholic career women to build healthy families and careers. We help women to conceive, birth & raise amazing children and also build amazing careers. We do this by offering natural fertility courses for conception, childbirth as well as career development programmes & networking.
Every woman is unique and has been created with a unique set of skills, abilities and gifts. She has the potential to have a beautiful family and make an impact in her world. God created her to be fruitful & multiply, fill the earth & subdue it (Gen 1:28).
Women should not have to choose between having children and successful careers but the reality is that many women often struggle with infertility or find that either their career or family suffers or lose themselves trying to excel in both.
It is not surprising to find that many women face insecure and lower-paid work after having children (ONS, 2020). This is a terrible loss for society because women bring a unique and indispensable contribution to its growth and development.
At the Catholic Women Network we provide training to women to build beautiful families without compromising their careers. We help them to aspire to leadership and business roles without losing their femininity, or compromising their family life. We do this through training and networking and in a way that aligns with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Our Approach – The New Eve Method
We believe that no feminist theory or action done for and on the behalf of women is complete if it does not take the origin of woman into consideration. This means going back to beginning and looking at creation through the eyes of God who created woman (and man) and supporting women to be and create the change that they want to see. The New Eve Method helps women to become the best versions of themselves just like God created them to be so that they can have the families and careers He wants them to have. It comprises of 5 stages; Union, Confidence, Diet, Rhythm and Influence.
A world transformed by empowered women who embrace their God-given potential to create healthy families, careers and societies.
Founder of the Catholic Women Network
Bridget is the founder of the Catholic Women Network. She is a holistic fertility therapist & social scientist on a mission to support women to have healthy families, successful careers and to make a difference in the world & the Church. Her work began with a fascination for health; its social determinants and health inequalities. For instance, why some people are more vulnerable to disease than others. Her earlier work involved the use of geographic and spatial data to understand the connection between physical, socio-economic environments and health.
However, after an unexplained stillbirth, her attention was drawn to women health and fertility. She has since investigated the health needs of women in different communities, developed population health profiles, made data driven recommendations for improving women’s health and actively promoted healthy behaviours for better health outcomes.
As a holistic fertility therapist, she has taught thousands of women to improve their well-being and fertility. Her work and research led to the creation of the New Eve Method and the development of a New Eve Theology. She has written and self-published several books on the subject.
She is currently studying for a Professional Doctorate in Practical Theology with a view to exploring the challenges that Catholic mothers face and the extent to which these challenges have been influenced by the norms, guidelines, and expectations within the Church. She is keen to explore the possibility of building a new theology of woman based on the lived experiences of Catholic women in the 21st century.