Women In Peterborough Awards – the winners

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Leanne Shaw won the Public Services Woman of the Year award last night at the Women in Peterborough Awards (Photo: Charlotte Moore)

From a long list of nominees, here are our winners on the night, held at Lakeside Kitchen and Bar in Ferry Meadows: 

Community Leader of the Year 

A woman who leads events, groups or gatherings for the community.

Michelle King – Little Miracles

Volunteer of the Year

An individual who has made huge efforts to volunteer their time or services for one or more charities for one or more charities or not for profits, and does so with no financial incentive. 

Hazel Cottrell

Fundraiser of the Year

An individual who has made huge efforts to fundraise for one or more charities for one or more charities or not for profits, and does so with no financial incentive. 

Carol Collier

Business Woman of the Year

A woman who has set up and runs her own business, across any sector or business type.

Donna Young – Locks & Shades

Fempreneur of the Year

Fempreneur is a woman who has set up more than one business or organisation.

Michelle Wilson-Stimson – E-paraplan – Boss Bird – Wandering Wilson

Professional Woman of the Year

A woman who works in a professional role. For example Law, Banking, Finance, HR, property etc.

Catherine Rickett – Roythornes Solicitors

Public Services Woman of the Year

Women who work within the public services sector within any role. 

Leanne Shaw – NHS 

Tech Woman of the Year

Women who work in a digital or technology role across any sector or business. 

Tyisha Lannon – Ivy Rose Agency

Environmental Leader of the Year

A woman who is leading the way in trying to make Peterborough a more environmentally friendly place and reducing the impact on the environment. 

Carol Wakelin – Queensgate

Women in the Arts

A woman in the arts or culture who are leading and engaging others. 

Lauren Purser – So Brand Creative

Emerging Leader of the Year

A young person 18 to 25 years old who is emerging as a leader in their job, community or business. 

Alice Williams – Pilot Fish

Rising Star of the Year

A young person 16 to 20 years old who is a rising star for a project, event or within school or college for a particular reason.

Hannah Thompson

Group of the Year

A group, event or club involving women with a great purpose and community spirit in Peterborough. 

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