The Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – THE WINNERS

02 Mar The Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – THE WINNERS

What a day at the Glass Slipper Awards 2017

 

We searched far and wide for worthy nominations and remarkable women to be winners in 2017. And on Friday 24th February, over a fabulous lunch at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, our hosts Daymon Britton & Rachel Teate announced our worthy winners in front of 350 people from around the North East

 


Fundraiser of the Year

A Chronicle Sunshine Fund special award awarded to a person who has gone above and beyond to raise money for the charity.

WINNER

Amy Whyte


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.

WINNER

Kim Scott, These Girls Can Run

RUNNER’S UP

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.

WINNER:

Angie Jenkison, TCT and Graham Wylie Foundation

RUNNER’S UP

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.

WINNER

Helen Corner

RUNNER’S UP

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.

WINNER

Anna Heslop

RUNNER’S UP

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.

WINNER

Giselle Stewart OBE, Ubisoft

RUNNER’S UP

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.

WINNER

Helen Bowman & Nicola Whalen

RUNNER’S UP

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”.

WINNER

Caroline Theobald


To read more about the amazing event – click here for an article in The Chronicle

The photo features our winners of the Glass Slipper Awards 2017 – Left to Right . Amy Whyte, Kim Scott , Giselle Stewart, Angie Jenkison, Helen Bowman & Nicola Whalen, Daniel Lowden (Picking award up for sister Helen Corner), Anna Heslop. Caroline Theobald and one of our Chronicle Sunshine Fund children, William Dean

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