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 2019 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 2019 Awards are now closed.
Shortlisting and Judging
Shortlisting and Judging
All nominations are reviewed by the shortlist committee and five candidates per category will be shortlisted for the 2019 Awards. Shortlisted candidates are invited to a judging day for a short interview with their category judges. Judging day will take place on October 4 in London.
Awards ceremony
Awards ceremony
The Award winners will be announced at the gala dinner on November 7 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 2019). 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 2019)
Please note that those nominating for the Women of the Future MBA Star Award must be 2017, 2018 or 2019 MBA graduates (aged 35 and under) or those commencing UK-based MBA courses in 2019.
2019 Judges
Our judges are senior leaders with a broad experience across industry.
Melanie Richards CBE
Deputy Chair, KPMG UK
Nik Jhangiani
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Coca-Cola European Partners
Baroness Gabrielle Bertin
CHAIR OF THE JUDGING PANEL
Jackie Scully
Deputy Managing Director, Think Publishing
Diane Côté
Chief Risk Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
Costas Kalisperas
Advisory Committee Member
Candice Cross
Director, Global Leadership Development, IHG
Zoe Brennan
Head of Writing, Portland Communications
Dame Inga Beale DBE
Board Director, London First
Katherine Allen
Head of Policy, Premier League
Joanna Place
Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
Sherin Aminossehe
Director of Infrastructure, Ministry of Defence
Ash Alexander-Cooper OBE
Former specialist military unit commander, leadership & resilience expert
Roy Khoury
EVP & President, International, LivaNova
Cyrus Akrami
Head of EMEA Marketing for Workplace by Facebook
Claire Cohen
Editor and columnist, The Telegraph
Julie Brown
Chief Operating and Financial Officer, Burberry plc
Mary Keightley
Director of HR, L&D and Change Management, IQE
Tori Patrick
Vice President of European Airports, Enterprise Holdings
Nicola Brentnall
CEO, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust
Angela Bowen
Director of Development for the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London
Fiona Freeman
Executive Advisor
Emma Woollcott
Partner, Mishcon Private and Head of the Reputation Protection Group
Jonny Briggs
Group Head of Talent Acquisition, Aviva
Pat Brolly
Head of Product for Central Europe, Visa
Kath Fontana FRICS
Senior Vice President Elect, RICS
Lucy Bearman
Brand Director Gins & Wines, Pernod Ricard UK
Sarah Anderson
Deputy Director, GREAT Britain Campaign
Caroline Williams
Director of Open Programmes, Saïd Business School
Shernaz Engineer
CEO, Verity Appointments
Julie McGowan
Head of HR, Worldpay Global Operations UK
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Queen’s Commonwealth Trust
Oxford
CNBC
Financial Times
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