The UK’s leading programme celebrating female entrepreneurship has opened its doors to entries for a 12th year. Other than Kelly Hoppen, past winners include Jo Malone MBE, Hilary Devey CBE and Cath Kidston MBE. If you want to join this prestigious list of female entrepreneurs, and kick start your career with the chance to network with some of the biggest names in British business, apply here.
There are five categories, each with an overall winner. For any of these, you can apply yourself or nominate an inspirational female entrepreneur.
The award for a woman running a business who is aged 25 or under.
The award for a woman running a business who is aged between 26 and 35
The award for a woman running a business who is aged between 36 and 49
The award for a woman running a business who is aged 50 or over
This Award is given to the most inspirational and successful female entrepreneur who runs a business that uses technology in an innovative and disruptive way.
Maxine Benson MBE, co-founder of Everywoman said, “With categories according to age we aim to show the development of businesses from the hungry start-ups fuelled by passion and determination through to mature, global organisations that make significant contributions to the economy and employment. The profile attributed by the awards has helped many of our winners and finalists grow their businesses further, and provides valuable networking opportunities.”
To apply to win any of these awards yourself, or to nominate someone else who deserves it, click here.
For more on the way women are influencing the landscape of British business, check out our infographic…
Nominations for the NatWest Everywoman awards can be made online at www.everywoman.com/ewawards until 7 July.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony held on 3 December 2014 at The Dorchester Hotel, London.