2009 Awards

Arts and Culture Woman of the Future

Winners: Alexia Khadime & Dianne Pilkington, currently performing the lead roles in Wicked
Nicola Benedetti, Violinist
Hannah Marshall, Hannah Marshall
Kathryn Sargent, Gieves and Hawkes
Laura Stevenson, Sadler’s Wells
Alex von Tunzelmann, writer

Business Woman of the Future

Winner: Sam Smith, finnCap
Sian Baldwin, BT
Sophie Denny, Barclays Bank
Suwei Jiang, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Deborah Millet, Accenture
Jade Tong, DTZ

Entrepreneurial Woman of the Future

Winner: Holly Tucker, notonthehighstreet.com
Emily Bendell, Blue Bella
Kate Craig-Wood, Memset
Claire Rennie, Berry Scrumptious.co.uk
Sanchita Saha, CitySocialising

Media Woman of the Future

Winner: Julie King, The Olympic Delivery Authority
Charlie Hedges, Kiss 100
Rachel Millward, Birds Eye View
Michele Swaine, British Sky Broadcasting
Karishma Vaswani, BBC
Holly Williams, British Sky Broadcasting

The Professions Woman of the Future

Winner: Annie Graham, Ernst & Young
Louisa Clarke, Incommunities Group
Melissa Geiger, KPMG
Ayesha Hazarika, Special Advisor to parliament
Radhika Vaidya-Sahdev, Booz & Co
Emma Woollcott, Mishcon de Reya

Science and Technology Woman of the Future

Winner: Dr Sarah Teichmann, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Kate Cooksey, Morgan Est
Dr Holly Cummins, IBM
Dr Karen Masters, Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation, University of Portsmouth
Dr Gemma Satterthwaite, Astrazeneca

The Woman of the Future Voluntary Award

Winner: Katy Tuncer, Metropolitan Police
Kat Gregg, BT
Shreya Vohora, Education+

The Young Star Award

Winner: Ruth Amos, StairSteady
Mazeda Begum, student
Nikki Cusworth, Rolls-Royce
Georgia Groom, Actress
Alice Powell, racing-driver
Mishka Rushdie Momen, pianist

Mentor of the Year

Winner: Birgit Neu, HSBC
Shernaz Engineer, Verity Appointments
Jo Haigh, MGR
Debbie Moore, Pineapple
Andy Mottram, Jones Lang LaSalle
Karen Simon, J.P. Morgan

The Woman of the Future Corporate Award

Winner: Capgemini UK
BT
Goldman Sachs
Lansons Communications
RWE npower
WiRE networks