Inspirational Woman of the Year

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Inspiring women in enterprise Inspirational Woman of the Year
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Amy Varle
People's Property Shop

An innovative and forward thinking organisation aiming to change the future of UK housing. Uniquely positioned to bridge the gap between the public and private residential property sectors; they provide social security benefit and tenant management support packages for small, medium and large scale accommodation providers in the private sector. They empower socially disadvantaged individuals to successfully obtain a permanent home and tenancy of their own.

jane kenyon
Girls Out Loud cic

A social enterprise on a mission to raise the aspirations of teenage girls in the UK. With a passion for female empowerment in all guises and after a successful corporate and entrepreneurial journey Jane now dedicates her time and investment working exclusively with women and girls since 2005.

Sharon Jackson
Neuro Drop In Centre

Neuro Drop In Centre supports everyone affected by a Neurological condition MS, Stroke, ACC, Cerebral Palsy, Dementia etc.They believe everyone needs support after Neuro diagnosis, family, friends, carers, even pets are welcome. Offering practical help, advice, support, classes as varied as Neuro Physio & Holiday Spanish.


A charity dedicated to raising money to fund paediatric brain tumour research in memory of beautiful 10 year old Katy Holmes. Organising events that are fun filled, family orientated that help to raise awareness of brain tumours and to raise money needed to fund a new research project.

Carren Bell
Lagan's Foundation

A unique National charity which provides emotional and physical support via trained and insured volunteers, to parents at home and in hospital with babies and children under the age of 5 diagnosed with Heart Defects (CHD) or feeding difficulties.

Sarah Southworth
Specialised Cleaning Services

Against much adversity in her life Sarah started a £3 an hour ironing round in 1995 working day and night and now has developed SCS, a family business, with 25 staff providing a specialist cleaning service for businesses and housing associations across the North West.

sissy rooney
street style surgery

The Street Style Surgery offers a vast array of creative workshop for young people from all backgrounds, including fashion design, dj-ing, music production, business and enterprise, drama and dance to more issued based workshops that can cover sexual health, drugs awareness and confidence building.

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