Nominations for the 2017 Women of the Future Awards are now closed.
The awards recognise the inspirational stars of tomorrow across diverse sectors.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to join our Women of the Future Network and receive a complimentary place to attend the 2017 WOF Awards on November 15.

All nominees will receive notification of the success of their entry into the shortlist by email.

What are judges looking for?
  • Significant and ground-breaking achievements to date
  • High potential
  • Making a distinctive, unusual, innovative contribution in their field
  • Ability, and willingness, to act as a role model to others
How to nominate
You will be required to complete the following details
All nominations are treated in confidence and only seen by the judging panel and category sponsor.
The track record of the candidate within her current and previous organisations.
Her key achievements to date.
A sense of the candidates vision/plans for the future, both personally and for the organisation she works. What makes her special?
A 50-word biography for use in the awards programme should you/the candidate be shortlisted. This may be edited by our editorial team.
High quality photo of nominee (2MB JPEG).
Curriculum Vitae.
It is essential that both nominee and nominator are aware of the terms & conditions of the nomination and that both nominee and nominator are aware that the submission has been made.

Important dates

Nominations close: September 8, 2017
Judging Day: October 9, 2017
Winners announcement: November 15, 2017
All shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend an informal judging day, which will take place on October 9 in London. Please ensure the candidate is able to attend. Winners will be announced at the gala dinner on November 15, 2017, held at the London Hilton on Park Lane. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
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.