2017 shortlist

Women of the Future Awards shortlist 2017
Women of the Future Awards
Young Star
Joana Baptista
Sixth Form Student, Oxford High School GDST
Highly Commended
Chloe Rooke
Conductor/Student, St. Catherine's College, Oxford
Lucy Bennett, Year in Industry Technical Consultant, Springboard Pro Ltd
Holly Dyson, Co-founder, Cryptoconnex
Abigail Lake, Deputy Senior Student, University of Birmingham Air Squadron
Women of the Future Awards
Technology & Digital
Jessica Leigh Jones
Engineer, Sony
Maxine Austin, Innovation Manager, Lloyds Banking Group
Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank
Ellora James, Managing Director, Envirocache
Lee-Ann Sloan, Head of Operational Delivery, Sky UK
Charlotte Summers, COO, diabetes.co.uk
Dr Sarah Leiter
GB Goalball player
Alexandra Paske
Founder & Managing Director, Mintridge Events
Elise Christie, GB Short Track Athlete
Emily Craig, GB Rowing Athlete
Page Fuller, Amateur Jockey
Women of the Future Awards
Abbie Hutty
Platform Delivery Manager, ExoMars Rover, Airbus Defence & Space
Highly Commended
Dr Claire Higgins
Lecturer in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering, Imperial College London
Dr Nadia Abdul-Karim, Lecturer in Forensic Science, Cranfield University
Dr Zuzanna Brzosko, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Dr Nora S Vyas, Associate Professor TEL Faculty Champion & Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Kingston University London
Women of the Future Awards
Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction
Anna Menezes-Dowson
Head of Energy, Tesco
Haidee Gonsalves, M&E Associate QS, Rider Levett Bucknall
Abigail Heyworth, Partner, Residential Development, Knight Frank
Vidhya Issac-Langford, Project Manager, Arcadis
Sue McElroy, Senior Project Manager, Turner & Townsend
Women of the Future Awards
Dr Naomi Thompson
Lecturer, Goldsmiths, University of London
Highly Commended
Becky Hill
Military Parachute Jumping Instructor, Royal Air Force
Noeleen Cowley, Partner, Banking Management Consulting, KPMG
Dr Lindsay Ip, Principal Clinical Psychologist, King's Health Partners/Director of Research and Development, Adaptive Resilience
Mythily Katsaris, Partner, Fladgate LLP
Madeleine Szeluch, Head of Global Investor Relations, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Women of the Future Awards
Mentor of the Year
Rachel Higham
Managing Director of IT, BT
Highly Commended
Andy Clarke
Risk Director, Group Transformation, Lloyds Banking Group
Margaret Campbell, Partner, Reed Smith
Jeremy Close, Director (UK) Communications, Airbus Defence and Space
Sam Collins, CEO & Founder, Aspire Trailblazing Women
Christine Megson, Head of the Fabian Women’s Network Mentoring Programme, Fabian Women’s Network
Women of the Future Awards
Marianne Waite
Founder, Think Designable
Amy Durrant, Lead Creative, +rehabstudio
Alix Fox, Freelance Journalist, Broadcaster & Sex educator
Louise Ridley, News Editor, Longform and Special Projects, BuzzFeed UK
Women of the Future Awards
MBA Star
Lindsey MacDonald
Managing Director, Street League
Highly Commended
Riya Grover
Co-Founder & CEO, Feedr
Harshitha Balini, MBA Candidate, Cambridge Judge Business School
Samantha Kempe, MBA Candidate, London Business School
Arfa Rehman, Co-Founder & CEO, VRTU
Women of the Future Awards
Helen Newcombe
Founder & Director, DAVY J
Highly Commended
Kirsten Hazell
London Grace
Kirsty Henshaw, Managing Director, Kirsty’s
Amy McManus, Managing Director, AM Marketing
Carrie Osman, CEO & Chief Provocateur, Cruxy & Co
Annabel Thomas, CEO, Ncn’ean Distillery
Women of the Future Awards
Highly Commended
Berwin Leighton Paisner
General Electric Aviation
Women of the Future Awards
Community Spirits
Cristina Gavrilovic
Anti-Slavery Partnership Coordinator, Essex and Kent Police
Highly Commended
Beth Knowles
Lead for Homelessness and Rough Sleeping, Greater Manchester Mayor’s Office
Sophia Giblin, CEO, Clear Sky Children's Charity
Marie-Louise Hermsen, COO, World Merit
Emma Lawton, Devices and Apps Strategist, Parkinson's UK
Pip Wheaton, Director, Ashoka UK
Women of the Future Awards
Kelly Cole
Services Sales Director - Africa & Europe, GE Aviation
Highly Commended
Evgenia Plotnikova
VC Investor, Atomico
Lucy Antrobus, Head of Strategic Growth, BT
Venetia Bell, Deputy to COO, Bank of England
Sarah Cairns, eCommerce Development Manager, Asda
Helen Clarke, Management Consulting Manager, Accenture
Women of the Future Awards
Arts & Culture
Emma Mooney
Director of Communications, Northern Ballet
Highly Commended
Florence Schechter
Director & Founder, Vagina Museum
Lucy Basaba, Founder & Editor, Theatrefullstop
Nileeka Bose, Founder & Creative Director, The Bollywood Co
Cressida Pollock, Chief Executive, English National Opera