International Women's Day Award Ceremony

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International Women’s Day celebrates remarkable achievements ofwomen who empower lives as well as their communities.

Nominations have now closed. See you at the ceremony


Unsung Hero

Are those women who work tirelesslyin the background without getting therecognition or the limelight and have gone above and beyond to support others. Have made exceptional contributions to others, demonstrating kindness, care and compassion and is a positive role model in the community.

Female Carer of the Year

This award is in recognition of the mum or carer who is a Superwoman! This includes foster carers or relatives that have taken on this parent/carer responsibility.

Female Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the year recognises the dedication and generosity of our female

volunteers in supporting others. We are looking for nominations where volunteers have devoted a significant amount of their own time (not through a paid role) to helping borough residents.

For example, a charity or voluntary organisation, either by fundraising, providing services or assisting with practical tasks. How the nominee has made a lasting and meaningful contribution to their community through their volunteer work.

Female Business Leader of the Year

Whether they are a business start-up or a well-established enterprise, this award recognises the achievements that a businesswoman has made. Whose drive and determination is an inspiration to all.

Women’s Group of the Year

Our borough has several women’s groups that do amazing work, helping our residents, and connecting communities. Which one do you think deserves to be celebrated?

Young Female person of the year

Made an impact on the local community and contributed towards helping and supporting and inspiring the nextgeneration by recognising those young women who have beaten the odds to achieve their dreams.

Nomination guidance

  1. Nominations should only be made relating to achievements over the last 12 months.
  2. You can nominate a woman for more than one category, but you must use separate nomination forms.
  3. Please make sure that the person you wish to nominate agrees to being nominated.
  4. You may be asked to support or verify the evidence you as part of the nominations supply you make.
  5. Three nominees will be shortlisted for each category and invited to the awards.
  6. All nominees must live or work in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets