About the Inspiring Women Awards 2022
The 30th annual Inspiring Women Awards Lunch takes place on 20th May 2022. Those attending will enjoy an afternoon celebrating with the women whose inspiring stories will be taking centre stage. Corporate packages with complimentary adverts in the programme and individual tickets are available
Finalists will be interviewed at the lunch by BBC presenter, Michelle Daniel, before the winners are announced, allowing the women to tell their own stories in their own words.
‘Since establishing my business, my focus has been to raise the profile of the honeybee as well as other pollinators and the vital part they play in our ecosystem. To me, this award represents a real milestone and it’s a privilege to be recognised for my work.’
Emma Buckley, Buckley’s Bees. 2021 Entrepreneur Award winner
The 2022 categories are:
Recognising those women whose role is as an instrumental and influential leader in business. Demonstrating how their personal leadership has led to business growth, innovation or outstanding diversity and inclusion.
(This Award is only open to businesses that have been established over 5 years)
Recognising those women whose contribution to society make a substantial difference to the lives of others.
Digital & Technology Innovators
Recognising those innovative women who are taking a lead role in the digital and technology industries. These role models are, by their actions, opening up opportunities to a broader range of women in these sectors.
Recognising those women who take that leap of faith and develop businesses which benefit the economy.
(This Award is open to newly established businesses between 1 and 5 years)
Inspiring Young Woman
Recognising those young women whose examples serve to inspire our next generation.
(This Award is only open to those aged between 16–25 year olds)
Here Come the Girls
Recognising those women or organisations who are challenging systems that don’t work for women, promoting gender informed products, services or role models.
(This is a Global Award )
Social Enterprise & Community Interest Groups
Recognising those women who have established a social enterprise or charitable group that has created a self-funding organisation.
The Constance Award
This is a special award commemorating those women who quietly make a difference.
(This is a Judge’s Award with no public nominations)
The Closing Date
Nominations for the Inspiring Women Awards 2022 close on the 31st December 2021.