2021 Shortlist

Inspiring Female (multiple awards)

Nicola Wood – The Wonderful Wig Company
Laura Frances Hepburn – Greenology
Vijayalakshmi Subramani – Kerckhoffs Ltd
Sarah Chadwick – Mott McDonald
Emma Gaudern – EMG Solicitors
Amy Park – Robson Laidler
Leah Barrett – Northern Gas & Power
Angela MacOscar – Northumbrian Water
Joscelin Lawson – Northumbria Police
Annie Barr – AB Health Group
Jane Brewin – VBites
Nicola Irving – Pearson Engineering/ Reece Group

Inspiring Employer (multiple awards)

Coote O’Grady
Hogg Global Logistics
Adkins & Cheurfi
EMG Solicitors
Colewood
Access2Funding
Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP
Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Northumbrian Water
Prima Cheese
West Barn Co
Komatsu

Community and CSR Inspiring Female of the Year

Nicola Wood – Wonderful Wig Company
Karen Marshall – Accenture
Sharon Appleby – Sunderland BID

Apprentice of the Year

Ellen McCann – Ryder Architecture
Hafsa Ghaffar – Carney Consultancy Ltd
Katie Rotherham – Jacobs

Inspiring Female Business Leader of the Year

Dr Jo North – Port of Tyne
Alex Wilson – Tyneside & Northumberland Mind
Brenda McLeish – Learning Curve Group