So here we are announcing the Finalists for 2021.


The Awards Lunch takes place at Coombe Abbey Hotel on Friday 1st October. Join us and immerse yourself for the whole day with the new Woman Who Live, a morning of personal development and business growth then stay for the Awards Lunch for an afternoon of networking, inspiration, and celebration (Discounted All Day tickets are available).


Meet the Finalists


Woman Who Achieves in Business and for the Community Awards

Woman Who Achieves for a Charity

  • Veronica Kumeta, Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer
  • Lorraine Lewis, The Lewis Foundation
  • Kate Laine-Toner, Bristol Autism Support
  • Sonia Roberts, Landau Limited

Woman Who Achieves for a Social Enterprise

  • Rosa Arias-Yague, EGALVIA
  • Ciara and Seanna Hamill, SanHanzUK
  • Sharon Luca-Chatha, The Luca Foundation
  • Vie Portland, VieNess Discover You Love You CIC

Woman Who Achieves in Networking

  • Ladey Adey, Ladey Adey Publications
  • Katy Branagan, The Authentic KatyB
  • Maria Hanson MBE, me&dee
  • Sharon Louca, Womens Business Networking
  • Angie Simmons, Growth Development Foundation

Going Above and Beyond… in the Community

  • Emma Wheeler, Emma Wheeler Voice Overs
  • Vicky Stanton, Inspiring People Solutions
  • Caroline Keeber, ECHO Anti-Bullying
Woman Who Achieves in Business Awards

Woman Who Achieves StartUp (6 months to 2 years trading)

  • Sarah Ashford, The Property and Construction Partnership
  • Sam Hallett, Enable Future
  • Sarah Jolley-Jarvis, Selling Without Sleaze
  • Kimberley Mahoney, Maryjanes Catering
  • Katy Osborne, KOVA Business Support
  • Debbie Porter, Destination Digital Marketing

Woman Who Achieves Growing SME

  • Bushra Ali, Bushra Ali Solicitors
  • Sarah Foster, Comply Direct
  • Georgia Kirke, Write Business Results Ltd
  • Meg Hawkins, Meg Hawkins Ltd
  • Nicky Marcar, Salon Ten Ltd
  • Jenny Millar, Untapped Pricing

Woman Who Achieves Inspiring & Outstanding Leader

  • Maddy Alexander-Grout, My VIP Rewards
  • Sadie Restorick, Wellity Ltd
  • Kim Rowell, BBC
  • Joanne Williams, Joco Interiors Ltd

Woman Who Achieves Outstanding Team Member

  • Nicola Toner, My VIP Rewards
  • Rosie McLaughlin, Embark Federation
  • Claire Bartlett, Arden Bookkeeping

Woman Who Achieves in STEM

  • Riya Jadhav, iDigitalise
  • Livia Ng, Neucruit
  • Andrea Rainsford, SEO Angel
  • Dr Ilana Wisby, Oxford Quantum Circuits

Woman Who Achieves Internationally

  • Sue Burton, Colour & Style
  • Sarah Jordan, Y.O.U. Underwear
  • Julianne Ponan, Creative Nature
  • Louisa Stewart, Blue Ninja Consulting

Woman Who Achieves in Marketing

  • Kerry Orton, Orton Marketing
  • Emma Dunlop-Walters, ER Marketing Group
  • Rachel Hayward, Derby Swap Shop
  • Emily Harrison, The Empowerment Agency
  • Amy Hobson, Focus Your Future
  • Kim Gilmour, Connect Consultancy
  • Lisa Simcox, Little Artisan Marketeer
  • Linsay Woodward, Lindsay Woodward Marketing
Woman Who Achieves Solopreneur Awards

Woman Who Achieves and Just Starting Out (0-6 months trading)

  • Joey Gamper Cuthbert, Squad Safe
  • Esther Roche, DeRoiste Natural Beauty
  • Jackie Monk, Grace Glass
  • Irene Strain, One Dream One Vision

Woman Who Achieves Home Business

  • Hannah Charman, Physic Health Consulting
  • Jennifer McKenzie, Lunar Spirit Wellbeing
  • Lucy Griffiths, Lucy Griffiths
  • Sarah Cornish, The Time Saver

Woman Who Achieves in Services

  • Pru Gayton, PAC Copywriting
  • Amanda Harris, alh legal – Will Writers Ltd
  • Ruth Micallef, Eating Disorders Edinburgh
  • Holly Nixon, Ta-dah! Strategic Business Support
  • Kerry Ward, The Fairydogmother

Woman Who Achieves in Retail & Products

  • Kate Findlay, Peach Perfect
  • Michelle Leivars, Breedon Perfumery
  • Helen Rayet, Bundle of Love
  • Carol Westwood, Bloomin’ Sexy

Woman Who Achieves in Digital

  • Carol Murdoch, Love Outdoor Learning
  • Sneha Morjaria, Happy Virtual Desk
  • Nikki Ramskill, The Female Money Doctor
  • Karen Cureton, Cureton Consulting
  • Laura Goodsell, Anchor Online Designs

Woman Who Achieves in a Creative World

  • Rachel Akers, Akers of Art
  • Andrea de Gabriel Photography
  • Stephanie Harvey, Sew2it Sewing School & Studio
  • Taryn Johnston, The FCM Group
  • Stella Kelly, Made by Etoile
  • Laura Parry, Parry Creative
  • Abby Wilkes, Abbey Wilkes Photography
Woman Who Achieves Special Awards

Woman Who Achieves Phoenix Award

  • Taruna Chauhan, T Chauhan Consultancy
  • Dawn Simpson-Lane, Lanes Employment Solutions
  • Alexandra Hugginson, LumbarJaxs Axe Throwing

Woman Who Achieves Inspiring Journey Award

  • Donna Shingler, Wicks of Water Orton
  • Tricia Chambers, Sommet Marketing
  • Jenni Schansheiff, Jenni Schanschieff Consulting
  • Dr Sue Palmer-Conn, The Divorce Doctor

Woman Who Achieves Academy Award

  • Claire Cahill, Accendo Coaching & Training
  • Ali Fleming, Harmony Glass
  • Abbi Head, The Visuals Adviser


Plus other Special Awards to be announced on the day