Nominations

Nominations Are Now Closed for 2023

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Outstanding Female Entrepreneur

This award recognises the individual who has run their own business for more than 3 years and has achieved outstanding success in business in the past 12 months. Shortlisted Nominees may be asked to provide additional information to support their application.

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Outstanding Woman in Professional Services

This award recognises the individual who has worked within the professional services industry for more than 3 years and has provided exceptional and outstanding services to their clients in the past 12 months. Shortlisted Nominees for this category will be asked to provide additional information to support their application and to confirm the progressive difference they have made.

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Outstanding Woman in Public Services (Including Uniformed services)

This award recognises the individual who has worked within the Public Sector Services for more than 3 years and demonstrates outstanding contribution over the past 12 months.

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Outstanding Female Leader in a Market Town

This award recognises the individual who has made a significant contribution to the livelihood, innovation, business and/or social, community stability and wellbeing of a market town.

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Outstanding Woman with Community Impact (Charity & Voluntary)

This award recognises the individual who has made an outstanding contribution and impact across the charitable or voluntary community.

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Outstanding Woman in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

This award recognises the individual who best demonstrates the most outstanding contribution in the fields of STEM.

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Outstanding B.A.M.E. Female Leader (Black, Asian, Minority & Ethnic)

This award recognises the contributions of women from the B.A.M.E. communities across the Region. The individual from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) community who has made an outstanding contribution in their chosen field. Her impact and contribution must have been within the Region.

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Outstanding Woman in Art, Media & Music

The individual who has made an outstanding contribution in Art, Media or Music within the past 3 years across the Region.

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Outstanding Woman in Education

This category specifically focuses on teaching and education in its widest fields and includes schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organisations. This category recognises the individual who has worked in their field for more than 3 years and demonstrates outstanding contribution over the past 12 months.

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Outstanding Woman in Care Services

This award recognises the individual who has worked within professional care services for more than 3 years and demonstrates outstanding contribution over the past 12 months. This category includes the NHS, Nursing, Care Homes, and all care related services.

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Outstanding Senior Female Executive

This category is for individuals who have held a senior role within an organisation for three years or more and can demonstrate the outstanding impact and results for their organisation and staff. Examples include MD, CEO, CFO, Founder, CFO, Chair, Director, etc. Shortlisted Nominees for this category will be asked to provide additional information to support their application and to confirm the progressive difference they have made.

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Outstanding Female Disability Awareness Champion

This award recognises the individual who best demonstrates the most outstanding contribution in raising awareness of the issues of equality faced by individuals and groups with disabilities, as outlined in the UK Equality Act 2010. This individual must herself be considered to experience disability.

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Outstanding Female LGBTQIA+ Awareness Champion

This award recognises the individual who identifies as female and has made an outstanding and substantial contribution to raising awareness of the issues around equality particularly for the LGBTQIA+ community in the region in the past 24 months.

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Outstanding Male Supporting Female Leaders

This award recognises the individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to supporting women’s development, gender equality, and promotion.

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Inspirational Female Leader

This award is not open for nominations. The winner will be chosen by Women’s Award’s Founder, Sandra Pollock OBE. The Judging Panel will make recommendations from the full range of nominations received.
Sandra has the deciding vote on the Winner of this Award.