2017 Finalists and Winners

The 2017 Coventry, Warwickshire & Solihull Finalists are listed below.  Please show them your support.

The Winners in each Category were announced on Friday 5th May at our Awards Lunch  at Coombe Abbey.

SAVE THE DATE:  The Warwickshire, Coventry & Solihull Woman Who…Achieves Awards will take place on Friday 27th April 2018.

Woman Who…Judges Recognition Award Sponsored by SFB Group @SFBTweet

Jo Derviller, Imaginate Creative  @imaginateonline (Winner)

Woman Who…Excels in Business Growth   Sponsored by Opt HR @Opt HRLimited 

  • June Picken, Coombe Abbey Hotel    @coombeabbey
  • Tina Riley, Modern Homes   @TinaRiley20 (Winner)
  • Victoria Shears, The Rustic Food Company   @therusticfoodco

Woman Who…  Achieves in Business   Sponsored by Askews Chartered Accountants @AskewsAccounts

  • Shelley Chamley-Byatt, Byatt’s Brewery  @byattsbrewery
  • Jo Derviller, Imaginate Creative  @imaginateonline (Winner)
  • Jenny Hooper, Independent Freight Solutions   @IFSLTD
  • Tina Riley, Modern Homes @TinaRiley20
  • Emily Keal, Online Toolbox  @online_toolbox
  • Shakila  Holden, Quidem Radio Group (Touch FM)  @shakilatouchfm (Commendation)
  • Emma Louise Hewitt, Standley & Co Solicitors  @standleyandco (Commendation)

Woman Who…StartUp    Sponsored by Athena Network Warwickshire @AthenaWarks

  • Amy Foster, Nomad HR & Recruitment  @NomadHrRecruit (Winner)
  • Louise Campton, Primary Goal  @primarygoalltd
  • Sukhy Nijjar, Sipsey Lingerie  @SipseyLingerie
  • Stacey Smith, Stak’s Sprays  @tanned_official
  • Rebecca Sorusch & Karen Percy, Yumzee  @EatYumzee

Woman Who…Inspiring & Outstanding Leader  Sponsored by Unique Therapies @UniqueTherapies

  • Catherine Wahlberg & Erica Kemp, Alsters Kelley LLP
  • Lucie Bradbury, Damsels in Success  @luciebradbury
  • Gurdip Chatha, Esqué Beauty  @esquebeauty (Winner)
  • Louise Campton, Primary Goal  @primarygoalltd

Woman Who…Exports   Sponsored by Arthur J Gallagher

  • Jenny Hooper, Independent Freight Solutions  @IFSLTD (Winner)
  • Helen Caton-Hughes, The Forton Group Limited  @helenrcaton
  • Jude Jennison & Emma Taylor, The Leadership Whisperers  @leadershipwhisp

Woman Who…Innovates through Technology   Sponsored by Jigsaw CCS @Jigsaw_CCS

  • Louise Campton, Primary Goal  @primarygoalltd
  • Helen Routledge, Totem Learning  @helenroutledge (Winner)
  • Perm Bassi, Unique Therapies  @uniquetherapies
  • Catherine Elliott-Kemp, Zebra Digital  @ZebraDigital_TV

Woman Who…Achieves for a Charity or Social Enterprise  Sponsored by Alsters Kelley Solicitors

  • Daksha Piparia, Coventry Citizens Advice @CoventryCA
  • Julie Earls, Fiona Garrigan & Felicity Banbury, Appoint Us Services  @Appoint_Us
  • Becki Coombe, The LEC  @CovLEC (Winner)
  • Cheryll Rawbone, The Friendship Project   @friendshipproj
  • Leigh Perry,  DMS Heart of England Music Academy  @leighmusicangel

Woman Who…Real Life Entrepreneur  Sponsored by Coombe Abbey @CoombeAbbey

  • Sonya Wallbank, Capellas Ltd  @sonyawallbank (Winner)
  • Jo Derviller, Imaginate Creative  @imaginateonline
  • Stacey Smith, Stak’s Sprays   @tanned_official

Woman Who…Change Champion for Women in Business   Sponsored by Linda Scannell Photography  @LindaScannell

  • Nim Rainu, Bindis in Business   @bindisinbiz
  • Sally Dhillon & Nishi Mehta, Career-Mums Partnership @career_mums
  • Marie Haycocks, Certanovo Coaching & Development   @certanovo
  • Laura Morris & Stacey Calder, Networking Mummies UK Ltd  @networkingmummy (Winner)

Woman Who…Networks    Sponsored Sipsey Lingerie @SipseyLingerie

  • Julie McGarrigle, Alsters Kelley LLP (Winner)
  • Rachel Wade, Opt HR  @OptHRLimited
  • Karen Heap & Rebecca Jones, Socially Shared Business Network  @socially_shared
  • Ann Burton, The Athena Network  @AthenaWarks
  • Caroline Kempster, The Letting People  @CarolineLets
  • Laura Moore, Ramada Hotel & Suites Coventry  @RamadaCoventry (Commendation)

Woman Who…Special Achievement  Sponsored by Woman Who… @WomanWhoAwards

  • Becki Coombe, LEC Ltd  @CovLEC
  • Cheryll Rawbone, The Friendship Project   @friendshipproj (Commendation)
  • Leigh Perry,  DMS Heart of England Music Academy  @leighmusicangel
  • Sally Rance, Fordbridge Community Primary School (Winner)

Woman Who…Rising Star in Secondary Education 

  • Modupe Otunaiya, Tile Hill Wood School (Winner)
  • Harriet Kennedy, Heart of England School
  • Rachel Venn, Stratford Grammar

Woman Who…Rising Star in Further Education or Training Sponsored by Twycross Zoo

  • Laura Brindley, Coventry University @CovCampus (Winner)
  • Helen Graffham, Warwickshire College/JLR
  • Rachel Fleeman, University of Warwick/JLR
  • Yulia Manyutina, University of Warwick (Commendation)
  • Shannon Lynch, University of Warwick/JLR
  • Kerry Malik, Staffordshire University/Kerry Mal Fitness

The Winners in each Category were announced at the Woman Who…Awards Lunch on 5th May at Coombe Abbey. Next year’s event will take place on Friday 27th April at Coombe Abbey.

Delivered in partnership with FSB (Warwickshire & Coventry)