RECOGNISING SUCCESSFUL
YOUNG WOMEN IN BRITAIN
RECOGNISING SUCCESSFUL
YOUNG WOMEN IN BRITAIN
RECOGNISING SUCCESSFUL
YOUNG WOMEN IN BRITAIN
Who we are
The Women of the Future Awards are the platform for successful young women in Britain. Now in their twelfth year, the awards continue to unearth and recognise the inspirational stars of tomorrow across diverse sectors.
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Nominations for the 2017 Awards
Submit your nomination
Submit your nomination
We want to showcase the phenomenal female talent in the UK. We are seeking stories of achievers in all fields, from science, to media, to sport. Nominations for the 2017 Awards are now closed. the 2017 shortlist will be announced shortly.
Shortlisting and Judging
Shortlisting and Judging
All nominations are reviewed by the shortlist committee and five candidates per category will be shortlisted for the 2017 Awards. Shortlisted candidates are invited to a judging day for a short interview with their category judges. Judging day takes place on October 9 in London.
Awards ceremony
Awards ceremony
The Award winners will be announced at the gala dinner on November 15 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
Eligibility criteria
The Women of the Future Awards are open to all women aged 35 or under (candidates must be aged 35 or under on December 31st 2017). There are three Special Awards that operate outside of this criteria:
  • Women of the Future Corporate Award (open to an organisation)
  • Women of the Future Mentor Award (open to men and women of any age)
  • Women of the Future Young Star Award (open to 16 to 21-year-old girls on December 31st 2017)
Please note that those nominating for the Women of the Future MBA Star Award must be 2015, 2016 or 2017 MBA graduates (aged 35 and under) or those commencing UK-based MBA courses in 2017.
2017 Judges
Our judges are senior leaders with a broad experience across industry.
Dr Melissa Hungerford
Vice President, Global Talent Management and Inclusion, Avon Products
Sir John Peace
CHAIR OF THE JUDGING PANEL
Suzanne Ferlic Johnson
Vice President for Corporate and External Affairs, Lloyd's Register
Melanie Richards
Vice Chair, KPMG
Susan Attard
Director of Shared Services, Victim Support
Chief Constable Sara Thornton CBE QPM
Chair of the National Police Chief's Council
Miguel Head
Private Secretary to The Duke of Cambridge
Air Marshal Sir David Walker, KCVO OBE DL
Non-Executive Director, Alexander Mann
Louise Terry
Consultant
Penny Scott-Bayfield
Financial Control Director, Condé Nast
Hannah Blom-Cooper
Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya
Dr Vanessa Ogden
CEO, Mulberry Schools Trust
Nik Jhangiani
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Coca-Cola European Partners
Caroline Williams
Director of Open Programmes, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Bridget Long
Vice President/General Manager of London & South East England, Enterprise Holdings
Finola McDonnell
Vice President, Communications & Marketing, CNBC International
Caroline Missen
Business Advisor to Downstream Director, Shell International
Gillian Charlesworth
Director of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, RICS
Nick Atkinson
IT Leader, Visa Europe
Anne Richards
CEO, M&G
Nicole Rolet
Principal, Chêne Bleu Wines
Stephen Boyes
Managing Director Europe North, Thomson Reuters
Mark Wilson
Group Chief Executive Officer, Aviva
Baroness Gabrielle Bertin
Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns, BT
Richard Mullen
Champion Jockey and Ambassador to the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival
Marcy Richardson
Global Brand Director, the Financial Times
Bill McElroy
Managing Director, Advisory and UK Board Member, Turner & Townsend
Daniel Maguire
Group Chief Operating Officer, LCH
Antonia Romeo
Permanent Secretary of the Department for International Trade
Supported by
Thomson Reuters
Oxford
CNBC
Financial Times
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