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2024 Women in Business Awards: A Showcase of Leadership and Innovation

At Business Awards UK, we are excited to honour the exceptional talent and achievements of the winners and finalists in the 2024 Women in Business Awards. This year’s awards celebrate the remarkable women who have demonstrated innovation, leadership, and commitment in various business sectors. From industry pioneers to young trailblazers, each awardee has made significant contributions to their field, setting new standards of excellence.

2024 Women in Business Awards Winners

In the prestigious category of 2024 Businesswoman of the Year, Stacey Alioto from HSBC stands out not just for her role in advancing new work strategies but also for her dedication to diversity and inclusion, which has been pivotal in increasing female representation in her team. Her journey from juggling university as a 19-year-old single mother to becoming an esteemed leader at HSBC is a testament to her resilience and leadership.

Grace Jansen of IBM has been named Young Businesswoman of the Year, breaking barriers in the male-dominated field of technology development. Her innovative approach to simplifying complex topics using biological analogies has educated over 30,000 developers globally, making her an international sensation in the tech community.

Grace Jansen, Winner of Young Businesswoman of the Year 2024

The Remote Working Businesswoman of the Year award was deservedly won by Melissa Gauge of SpareMyTime. Her initiative in creating flexible work opportunities showcases her commitment to balancing work and family life, offering solutions for talented individuals needing more adaptable employment options.

Jess James from JAW Sustainability, honoured as the Property Businesswoman of the Year, has made a significant impact with her sustainable approaches in construction and design, leading her company to new heights of success and influence.

As the Fintech Businesswoman of the Year, Lissele Pratt of Capitalixe has been a trailblazer in the fintech world, driving her company forward with innovative solutions and remarkable business growth.

In the Hospitality sector, Moneesha Ludhor from KVM Stays and KVM Coaching has redefined excellence as the Hospitality Businesswoman of the Year, transforming the traditional hospitality experience with her unique blend of comfort and innovation.

Catriona Salisbury of Level Up Socials ltd, the Marketing Businesswoman of the Year, has demonstrated exceptional skills in elevating her company and clients through innovative social media marketing strategies.

For Travel Businesswoman of the Year, Natalie Pawley of GTM has been recognised for her outstanding leadership and strategic vision in the travel industry, setting new benchmarks for excellence.

The Health & Wellbeing Businesswoman of the Year award goes to Dr Jenni Henderson of The Dr Jenni Clinic, who has been an inspiring figure in women’s health, particularly in supporting women through peri-menopause and menopause with her innovative approach to healthcare.

Rebecca McCullough from Eden Consultancy NI, as the Charity Businesswoman of the Year, has made remarkable contributions to improving support systems for neurodiverse children and their families.

Rebecca McCullough, Founder of Eden Consultancy NI and Winner of Charity Businesswoman of the Year

The Business Growth Award was aptly won by Chloë Bisson of Inspired By, who has shown outstanding ability to empower female entrepreneurs through her publishing and media agency, leading them to significant business successes.

Leading with innovation and strategy, Abigail Stuart and Hannah Mann from Day One Strategy Ltd have been awarded the Leadership Award, showcasing their ability to integrate technology and human intelligence in healthcare consulting.

Camilla Greenwood of Greenwoods Solicitors, recognised for Triumph over Adversity, has demonstrated remarkable resilience and leadership in steering her company through challenging times, ensuring its continued success and growth.

Emma Smith of Desti. Collective, as the Retail & Ecommerce Businesswoman of the Year, has innovatively approached fashion with her made-to-measure brand, focusing on affordability and environmental consciousness.

Joanne Bowmer from JB Property Law has been honoured with the Business Consultant – Women in Business Award for her exceptional expertise and service in the property law sector.

Finally, Marcela Onyx has been awarded Startup Businesswoman of the Year for her work as a love and relationship coach, with authenticity, compassion and resilience at the heart of her journey in both business and in life.

2024 Women in Business Awards Finalists

The awards also celebrated the achievements of the finalists, each making a significant contribution to their respective industries:

  • Mari Milsom, HR Biscuit Ltd – Business Consultant – Women in Business Award
  • Jess James, JAW Sustainability – Business Growth Award
  • Bianca Angelico, On Verve – 2024 Businesswoman of the Year
  • Lissele Pratt, Capitalixe – Remote Working Businesswoman of the Year
  • Moneesha Ludhor, KVM Stays and KVM Coaching – Travel Businesswoman of the Year
  • Natalie Pawley, GTM – Leadership Award
  • Rebecca McCullough, Eden Consultancy NI – Young Businesswoman of the Year
  • Shim Ravalia, The Gut Intuition – Health & Wellbeing Businesswoman of the Year
  • Debbie Bryan – Triumph over Adversity
  • Jennifer Opare-Aryee, Mary Sowah Foundation – Charity Businesswoman of the Year
  • Sultana Rahman, Sevadis – Marketing Businesswoman of the Year, Leadership Award
  • Rachael Williams, North Yorkshire Holiday Homes – Hospitality Businesswoman of the Year, Travel Businesswoman of the Year
  • Claire Maillet, Ziglu – Fintech Businesswoman of the Year
  • Emma Leeson, Big G Logistics Ltd – Remote Working Businesswoman of the Year
  • Shanice Daeche, Florence – Marketing Businesswoman of the Year
  • Victoria Barnes, Ostara Wellbeing Limited – Health & Wellbeing Businesswoman of the Year
  • Emily Corfield, StoneX – Fintech Businesswoman of the Year
  • Emma Smith, Desti. Collective – Young Businesswoman of the Year
  • Shannan Paterson, HGV Training (Midlands) Ltd – Startup Businesswoman of the Year
  • Safrina Bowman, Sompoton Snack Shack – Charity Businesswoman of the Year
  • Joanne Bowmer, JB Property Law – Property Businesswoman of the Year
  • Kimberley Shamtally, Muscle Mechanics – Triumph over Adversity
  • Emma Leeson, Big G Logistics Ltd – Business Growth Award
  • Safrina Bowman, Sompoton Snack Shack – Retail & Ecommerce Businesswoman of the Year

As we conclude the 2024 Women in Business Awards, it’s clear that the achievements of the winners and finalists represent a significant contribution to the business landscape. Their dedication and innovation have set new standards in their respective industries, demonstrating the importance of leadership and strategic vision in today’s competitive environment.

The accomplishments of these professionals signify more than individual success; they highlight the evolving role of women in business and the growing impact of diverse leadership in various sectors. Their ability to navigate challenges, implement innovative solutions, and drive sustainable growth is exemplary and sets a precedent for future business practices.

We congratulate all the winners and finalists of the 2024 Women in Business Awards and eagerly anticipate the continued impact they will have in their fields. Their roles in driving change and fostering innovation are crucial in shaping a diverse and dynamic business landscape.

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