Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – The Finalists

05 Dec Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – The Finalists

Best Newcomer

Sponsored by Lowes Financial Management Ltd

Recognises the work and achievement of either an individual or business that has been in their chosen role or existence for up to 2 years.
The individual nominee will have made an exceptional contribution and made a significant impact in the local community or their organisation, going above and beyond what would normally be expected, becoming a role model for others.

Kim Scott, These Girls Can Run

Vanessa Rowley, Barrhead Travel

Debra Smith, Future Energy

North East Champion

Sponsored by ncj Media

This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of a talented individual that does genuinely inspiring things in the North East. They should be an ambassador for the region spreading the word about all the incredible things taking place focusing the spotlight on the region. The North East Champion is an individual making a real difference increasing the competitiveness and ensuing the North East maintains its position as one of the UK’s leading cities.

Angie Jenkison, TCT and Graham Wylie Foundation

Sarah Stewart OBE, NGI

Liz Mayes, EEF

Woman of the Year

Sponsored by North Group

To celebrate a lady who has achieved something amazing this year, whether it be in the business or local community.

Helen Corner

Angela Conway

Lorraine Kane & Barbara Herald

Young Achiever

Sponsored by Karen Richardson Financial Services

Open to those aged 16 – 25 years.
This award seeks out the person who has shown outstanding achievement in their field. The winner will clearly demonstrate their excellent career progression, leadership and management. They will have excellent potential to succeed in the longer term with a well-defined and innovative vision for the future.

Anna Heslop

Zara Parkin

Zoe Dowling

Outstanding Business Leader

Sponsored by Barclays

This award recognises and celebrates the achievements of a great leader that inspires their work force. They are an ambassador for the company and a great team leader.
The individual nominee will have made an exceptional contribution and made a significant impact in their organisation, going above and beyond what would normally be expected of the role becoming a role model for others.

Giselle Stewart OBE, Ubisoft

Joanne McGovern and Maria Lawson, Accenture

Sara Davies, Crafter’s Companion

Woman in the Community

Sponsored by intu Metrocentre & intu Eldon Square

This award honours a caring lady who makes a real difference to people’s lives, committing themselves to helping the local community which has had high impact in the North East.

Helen Bowman & Nicola Whalen

Karen Verrill

Michelle Castletine

Life Time Achievement Award

Sponsored by Hay & Kilner

The Lifetime Achievement Award salutes the work of a remarkable woman who, over her lifetime, has made a considerable and lasting contribution to the North East by their actions, deeds, and great accomplishments. The award is given to recipients who are passionate and who have dedicated their lives to business, a worthy cause, or somehow made an impact in society or in the lives of others. They are more than your average “super women”.

To be announced on the day

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