The Women of the Year Lunch was founded in 1955 by the late Tony Lothian OBE, Odette Hallowes & Lady Georgina Coleridge to celebrate women’s achievements and an environment in which women might meet.
Farewell to the Iron Lady: a woman who reached the pinnacle of her profession Baroness Thatcher, who died yesterday at the age of 87, was recognised in 2005 at the 50th anniversary of the Women of the Year Lunch with a Lifetime Achievement Award. WeRead more >
2013 Lecture Monday 4 February 2013, Royal Institution of Great Britain The 2013 Women of the Year Lecture took place on Monday 4 February at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. The guest speaker was the human rights activist and anti-death penalty campaigner Sister HelenRead more >
This year’s lecture will be given by influential human rights activist Sister Helen Prejean, a leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Sister Helen is a renowned inspirational speaker and we are delighted she is giving the Women of the Year 2013 LectureRead more >
P.D. James, Zainab Salbi, Doreen Lawrence and Team GB’s Olympic & Paralympic medallists honoured at Women of the Year Awards 2012 ** Lunch & Awards celebrate women’s dedication, success and achievements ** This year’s Women of the Year Lunch & Awards took place today (MondayRead more >
In 2007, Jasvinder Sanghera won a Women of the Year special award for her work campaigning for the rights of victims of forced marriage, domestic violence and honour killings. In 1993, Jasvinder founded Karma Nirvana, a support group for victims of honour-based violence, and sinceRead more >