WINTER GARDENS - BLACKPOOL

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2022

2021 Inspirational Woman of the Year Finalists

Company Name:
The Resilient Kid

Website Link: https://www.theresilientkid.co.uk

Ashley Costello


About
The Resilient Kid teaches the skills and tools to build resilience ahead of time and know that when that stress hits the fan you are prepared and ready to tackle that challenge. They work with a wide variety of people; from children, parents and educators to women in business and corporate leaders, through one to one sessions, workshops, seminars and online courses.

Company Name:
The Zebra Partnership

Website Link: https://www.thezebratribe.co.uk

Carol Ann Whitehead


About
The Zebra Partnership is a boutique agency which brings together talented individuals in the fields of publishing, marketing, communications, campaign and event management across all sectors on a project by project basis. With clients from a variety of Cabinet Office Departments, Games, Film and Media Companies, Public, Private and Third Sector clients with an increase in community interest companies and social enterprises.

Company Name:
Fortalice

Website Link: https://fortalice.org.uk/

Gill Smallwood


About
Fortalice is the leading charity supporting victims of domestic abuse. They supported approximately 2,220 individuals affected by domestic abuse in 2020. They provide frontline services including a 22 bed Refuge providing emergency accommodation, an Outreach Support Centre where victims can access a diverse range of services, including; risk assessments, group work, counselling, young person’s project, family conferencing and one to one support.

Company Name:
The Maggie Oliver Foundation

Website Link: https://Www.themaggieoliverfoundation.com

Maggie Oliver


About
The Maggie Oliver Foundation supports survivors of childhood sexual abuse move forward with their lives. They provide a place for adult survivors to come to where they can talk to a caring, non-judgmental people who understand the trauma caused by abuse. We have a national reach. Their aim is to empower every survivor of sexual abuse and create a safe space where they can grow and feel supported.

Company Name:
Time to Change (west cumbria) project CIC

Website Link: https://womenoutwest.co.uk/

Rachel Holliday


About
Time to Change CIC tackles Poverty and Homelessness. Working with the Police & Crime Commissioner they converted an old police station into an award winning homeless hostel which has had over 200 homeless people through the door. They then opened Women Out West, West Cumbria's first Women Centre to offer support to women who have experienced Domestic Abuse, ex offenders and women in Poverty.

Company Name:
Slave-Free Alliance

Website Link: https://www.slavefreealliance.org

Susan Banister


About
Slave-Free Alliance is essentially the business arm of Hope for Justice. They work with all sizes of businesses looking to eradicate modern slavery from their organisation and their supply chain in the UK and globally. It is estimated there are 136,000 victims of modern slavery in the UK and the majority are in forced labour, many in legitimate businesses. Many businesses are being infiltrated by serious organised crime gangs and need expertise and support to protect its workforce against the threat of modern slavery.