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 fourteenth year, the awards continue to unearth and recognise the inspirational stars of tomorrow across diverse sectors.
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Nominations for the 2020 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 2020 Awards are now open!
Shortlisting and Judging
Shortlisting and Judging
All nominations are reviewed by the shortlist committee and five candidates per category will be shortlisted for the 2020 Awards. Shortlisted candidates are invited for a short interview with their category judges during the week of October 5th.
Awards ceremony
Awards ceremony
The Award winners will be announced at the gala dinner on November 11 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 2020). 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 2020)
Please note that those nominating for the Women of the Future MBA Star Award must be 2018, 2019 or 2020 MBA graduates (aged 35 and under) or those commencing UK-based MBA courses in 2020.
2020 Judges
Our judges are senior leaders with a broad experience across industry.
Lady Emma Arbuthnot
Chair of the Judging Panel, Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) for England and Wales
Diane Côté
Group Chief Risk Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
Joanna Place
Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
Julie Brown
Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Burberry plc
Tori Patrick
Vice President of European Airports Operations, Enterprise Holdings
Jonny Briggs
Group Head of Talent Acquisition, Aviva
Pat Brolly
Head of Product for Central Europe, Visa
Katie Lloyd
Development Director, BBC News & Current Affairs
Joshua Graff
Country Manager in UK and VP Marketing Solutions in EMEA and Latin America, Linkedin
Kathryn McLeland
Group Treasurer, Barclays
Atholl Duncan
Chair, Black Isle Group
Chris Sullivan
FCIBS
Deborah Bowman MBE
Professor of Bioethics & Clinical Ethics and Deputy Principal (Institutional Affairs), St. George's, University of London
Snigdha Singh
Managing Director, Global Rates Trading, Bank of America
Jenny Scott
Founder Partner, Apella
John O’Brien MBE
Managing Partner EMEA, One Hundred, Omnicom Group
Annabel Thomas
Partner, Mission de Reya
Tony Matharu
Founder and Chairman of Integrity International Group
Pam Rowan
HR Director, Pernod Ricard
Julia Pasaron
Editor, I-M Intelligent Magazine
Supported by
Queen’s Commonwealth Trust
Oxford
CNBC
Financial Times
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