Winners for the 3rd Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 are revealed

Over 300 people attended the 3rd Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 where inspiring women were rewarded for their successes over the last year. The event took place in the Glasgow Crowne Plaza Hotel on Wednesday 28th August.

The Awards honoured the talent and hard work of female professionals and entrepreneurs across Scotland. It celebrated the achievements of women entrepreneurs, business women, professionals, civil servants, charity workers and others that make Scotland a great and more equal place to live and work. The night highlighted the achievements of women in many roles across sectors of industry. These include business, sport, technology, management and charity.

The Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 are sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car who said: “creating a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive and can achieve their career goals has always been our goal. We also want to help support the communities we serve, which is why we are proud to support this year’s Scottish Women’s Awards and we are excited to celebrate the achievements of all the finalists on 28th August.”

Creative Oceanic has delivered award ceremonies for nearly a decade in cities across the world. These include Belfast, Dublin, Toronto, London, Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester Leicester, Birmingham and is soon launching in New York. Creative Oceanic campaigns include the Scottish Wedding Awards, the Scottish Independent Retail Awards and the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards. The Women’s Awards currently take place in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Cardiff, Dublin and now Belfast.

Irfan Younis CEO of Creative Oceanic said: “Congratulations to all finalists and winners at the 3rd Scottish Women’s Awards 2019. We were delighted to host exceptional finalists who make such brilliant role models and are leading a new generation of women and girls to greater success and open doors. We look forward to growing this campaign and are excited to see it evolve over coming years.”

Winners for the 3rd Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 are as follows:

Contribution to Arts and Culture: Fiona Doring – Impact Arts (Glasgow)

Services to Accounting and Finance: Louise Sim – Murray Taylor (Montrose)

Business Woman of the Year: Kate Walker – Summit Restaurants Ltd., McDonalds (Bellshill)

Business of the Year: Littles (Heather Matthews, Glasgow)

Beauty Entrepreneur of the Year: Kate Stott – BeautyBooker (Aberdeen)

Business Woman of the Year (less than 50 staff): Claire Donnelly – Aspire Industrial Services (Glasgow)

Business of the Year (less than 50 staff): SnapDragon (Rachel Jones, Edinburgh)

Corporate Leader of the Year: Belinda Oldfield – Scottish Water (Fife)

Contribution to Civil Service: Cath Denholm – NHS Health Scotland (Edinburgh)

Creative Industries Leader of the Year: Judith O’Leary – Represent (Edinburgh)

Services to Charity / Third Sector: Lorraine McGrath – Simon Community Scotland (Glasgow)

Food Entrepreneur of the Year: Lisa Towers – Little Lunches (Edinburgh)

CEO of the Year: Elaine Lorimer – Revenue Scotland (Edinburgh)

Entrepreneur of the Year: Lauren Jow, Hannah Green – Iconic Resourcing (Glasgow)

Services to Education: Oonagh Browne – Queen Margaret Academy (Ayr)

Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Alison Wood – Lilypads (Edinburgh)

Family Run Business of the Year: McQueen Gin (Callander)

Services to Law: Hazel Moffat – DLA Piper (Edinburgh)

Services to Business: Vicky Drysdale – Brewin Dolphin (Glasgow)

Services to Medicine: Jennifer Rodgers – Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS (Glasgow)

Social Entrepreneur of the Year: Kirsty Cassels – Building Together CIC (Ayr)

Best Professional in Business: Yvonne Brady – Shepherd and Wedderburn (Glasgow)

Rising Star of the Year: Susie Fisher – Kelvin Capital (Glasgow)

Independent Retail Business of the Year: Libellula Boutique Scotland (Uddingston)

Services to Science & Technology: Mercedes Maroto-Valer – Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh)

Small Business of the Year: Bonnie Bra Company (Bonnie Lawson-Brown, Glasgow)

Social Leader of the Year: Tracey Muirhead – The School for Social Entrepreneurs (Glasgow)

Managing Director of the Year: Christine Young – Boho (Glasgow)

Women of Influence: Sarah Medcraf – Moray Chamber of Commerce (Elgin)

Women Support Group of the Year: Dundee International Women’s Centre (Dundee)

Initiative of the Year: Jill Lauder – Lady J’s Unisex Hair Salon (Grangemouth)


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