PRECIOUS Awards finalists 2016 announced

Meet our class of 2016! Congratulations to all.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Alexis Oladipo – Director, Gym Bites

Florence Adepoju – Founder, MDMflow

Simone Robinson – Founder, outcast29


Social Enterprise of the Year

Phinnah Chichi Ikeji – Founder, Inspiring Ten2Teens C.I.C

Nicola Dady – Chair and Founder of Don’t Forget the Kids Charity

Nadine Denneth – Founder & Director, N.ableD

Outstanding woman in professional services

Dr Nicola Rollock – Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race & Education, University of Birmingham | @ NicolaRollock

Ruth Oshikanlu – Executive Director, Goal Mind Limited | @ RuthOshikanlu

Sandra Pollock, CEO – Open Mind Training & Development Ltd | @ OpenMindCoach

Start Up Business of the Year

Precious Jason – Etie’no Skincare Ltd |

Cynthia V Davis – BAME Recruitment Ltd |

Sandra Brown-Pinnock – Xsandy’s Hair & Beauty

Outstanding Woman in Banking and Finance

Khalia Newell – Risk and Control Global Middle Office, Bank of America Merrill Lynch | @ khalia_newell

Bukola Adisa – Global Head of Financial Crime Assurance at RBS | @ bukolaadisa05

Abi Agidee-Adekunle – Business Director, London Academy of Excellence

Rupal Kantaria – Social Impact Program Manager, Oliver Wyman | @ RupalKantaria

The PRECIOUS Leadership Award.

Jade Coles – Events Program Manager & Cultural Producer, Soho House | @ jadecoles_

Natascha Jesuvant  – Store Manager, Hemel Hempstead Extra, Tesco  | @ _Natascha_J_

Dr Sharleene Bibbings – Policy and Development Manager, Lambeth Council | @ SMBibbings

Trishna Bharadia – Multiple Sclerosis and Disability Awareness Advocate | @ TrishnaBharadia

Outstanding Woman in Sport

Diane Modahl – former Olympian and founder and CEO of the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation | @ dianemodahl

Michelle Moore – Moore Development Consultancy | @ HelloMoore

Manisha Tailor – Founder, Swaggarlicious |

Creative Industries Business of the Year

Heidy Rehman, Founder & Managing Director, Rose & Willard

Lunga Yeni, Artistic Director and writer,

Sade Salami, Founder/Director, Fresh Strawberry

Outstanding woman in STEM

Dr. Patrice Baptiste, Founder of DreamSmartTutors  |

Marcia Boakye, Oncology Team Lead (Pharma Development, Biometrics, Clinical Data Management), Roche Products Limited | @ msmboakye

Dr Safia Barikzai, Senior Lecturer and Enterprise Champion, London South Bank University |

Dr Nora S Vyas, Associate Professor TEL Faculty Champion, Kingston University London |

Outstanding Woman in the Public Sector

Maxine Albert, Deputy Head of Diversity and Inclusion, House of Commons |

Karlene Akindele, Project Lead – Career development programme for female and BME staff, Barts | barts

Diane Ashiru-Oredope, Pharmacist Lead, AMR Programme, Public Health England |

Frances Morounke Byron , Senior HR Business Partner, Barnet & Southgate College |

Outstanding Woman in Retail

Bukky Bird – Executive Director to Group CEO, Tesco plc |

Lisa Maynard Atem – Social Media Manager, Harrods | @ STYLISA
Fumbi Chima – Chief Information Officer, Burberry | @ fumbichima

Do share the news of our amazing finalists. Support their work, follow on social media, check out their websites! Many thanks. #10PRECIOUSYears

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