2018 shortlist

Women of the Future Awards shortlist and winners 2018
Women of the Future Awards
Young Star
Sarah Sobka
Medical Student, University of Sheffield
Helena Coggan
Author, Hodden & Stoughton
Rose Dyson
Founder and CEO, Pura Cosmetics
Amy Hughes
Future Trainee Solicitor, Slaughter & May
Mahek Vara
Founder, Code Camp
Women of the Future Awards
Technology & Digital
Dr Khairunnisa Mohamedali
Head of Insights Europe, Idea Couture
Claire Trachet
Founder and CEO, wOndary
Zoë Binder
Coding Manager, ProLabs
Rushika Gupta
Product Owner, Lloyds Banking Group
Nicole Knott
Technology Consulting Senior Manager, Accenture
Lisa Matzi
Freelance Digital Product Designer
Women of the Future Awards
Millie Knight
Ski Racer, Parasnowsport/Paralympics GB
Maggie Alphonsi
Sports Commentator
Abigail Dow
England Women's Rugby Union Player
Joanna Mason
Amateur Jockey, Mick Easterby and Ian Mason
Vicki Sparks
Women of the Future Awards
Lucia Prieto-Godino
Group leader/Founding Director, The Francis Crick Institute / TReND in Africa
Priyanka Joshi
Research Fellow/Scientist, Downing College University of Cambridge
Laura B. Nellums
Lecturer in Global Health, St. George’s, University of London
Priya Subramanian
Research Fellow, University of Leeds
Dr Jess Wade
Scientist, Imperial College London
Women of the Future Awards
Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction
Tara Shirvani
Principal Sector Leader, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Highly Commended
Kimberly Hepburn
Junior Quantity Surveyor, Transport for London
Jennifer Green
Director, Arcadis
Katie Kelleher
Crane Operator, Select/Laing O'Rourke
Helen Kings
Managing Director, Touchstone
Women of the Future Awards
Nicola Grahamslaw
Ship's Conservation Engineer, SS Great Britian Trust
Highly Commended
Emily Prince
Managing Director, FTSE Russell, London Stock Exchange Group
Josie Nicastro
Commercial Underwriting Manager, Aviva
Antonia Panayides
Partner, Reed Smith
Caitlin Wilkinson
Director, KPMG
Women of the Future Awards
Titilola Dawudu
Learning and Participation Manager, Ovalhouse Theatre
Benedict Brogan
Group Public Affairs, Lloyds Banking Group
Amanda Clack
Head of Strategic Advisory, CBRE
James Clarry
Chief Operating Officer, Coutts
Penny Miller
Partner, Simmons and Simmons LLP
Women of the Future Awards
Kim Rowell
Commissioning Editor, Telegraph Media Group
Highly Commended
Sophie Faldo
Pastry Chef / Media Personality
Joanna Abeyie
MD, Joanna Abeyie Consultancy
Emma Gannon
Author and Promoter, Ctrl Alt Delete
Salma Haidrani
Writer and Journalist
Women of the Future Awards
MBA Star
Imogen Harvey
Head of Supply Optimisation Unit, Viridor Resource Management
Charlotte Bax
Founder, Mars Needs Women
Vaidehi Bhatia
Global CMI Lead Foods & Refreshments, Content Centre of Excellence, Unilever
Meredith Caldwell
MBA Candidate, Saïd Business School
Lauryn Chidoni
Senior Digital Planning Manager, Unilever
Eri Toyota
Student, London Business School
Women of the Future Awards
Tammy Fioravanti
Children's Mental Health Therapist, The West London Children’s Wellness Centre
Highly Commended
Cheryl Laidlaw
Owner, Website In A Day
Ade Hassan
Founder, Nubian Skin
Charly Lester
Co-Founder and CMO, Lumen
Melissa Morris
Founder and CEO, Lantum
Women of the Future Awards
Reed Smith
Women of the Future Awards
Community Spirits
Dunola Oladapo
Founder, Luton Lights
Rae Durrant
Co-chair of AvivAbility (Colleague Disability Community), Aviva
Jessica Leach
Co-founder, The Hair Bears/The Hair Carers
Leona Leung
Chair, Chinese Active Citizens UK
Rabia Nasimi
Strategic Development Manager, Afghanistan and Central Asian Association
Women of the Future Awards
Claire Hughes
Branch Manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Highly Commended
Laura Whelan
Programme Principal (Fibre Cities), Openreach
Hannah Cool
Senior Manager (Brexit Specialist), KPMG
Claire Hardy
Director of Corporate Affairs and Global CSR, Worldpay
Katy Johnston
Business Manager to the CPO, Aviva
Women of the Future Awards
Arts & Culture
Joanna Ham
Highly Commended
Jingan Young
Artistic Director/Editor/Playwright/PHD Candidate, Pokfulam Rd Productions
Kathleen Alder
Director, WildKat PR
Leaf Arbuthnot
Feature Writer, The Sunday Times
Ella Marchment
Artistic Director/General Manager, Helios Collective and SWAP’ra