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.
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.
Lorraine Kane & Barbara Herald
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.
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
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 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