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Comedy fundraiser

Comedy fundraiser

* Maureen Lipman * Sandi Toksvig * Jo Brand * Kathy Lette * Meera Syall * Sarah Solemani * Pippa Evans * Stephen Mangan *   As part of our 60th Anniversary year celebrations, Women of the Y...

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WOW Festival 2015

WOW Festival 2015

Women of the Year President, Sandi Toksvig, is hosting two events at the Southbank Centre's Royal Fe...

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Sandi Toksvig: President

Sandi Toksvig: President

Writer, comedian and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig has been named President of Women of the Year. Sandi is a long term supporter of Women of the Year and has compered the annual Lunch & Awards for ...

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P.D. James

P.D. James

Women of the Year is very sorry to hear that crime writer and Life Peer P.D. James, passed away today (Thursday 27 November) at the age of 94. P.D. James was recognised at the 2012 Women of the Year L...

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ITV’s Lorraine finalists

ITV’s Lorraine finalists

The three nominees for the ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Women of the Year Award were revealed on the show this week and viewers can vote for the winner from today (Thursday 9 October). I...

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Winners’ blog: Andrea

Winners’ blog: Andrea

Andrea Coleman co-founded Riders for Health which works to improve healthcare in Africa. She was awarded the Barclays Woman of the Year Award in October 2013 and is one of the judges for the 2014 Wom...

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Winners’ blog: Marilyn

Winners’ blog: Marilyn

Marilyn Baldwin is the founder of anti-scamming charity Think Jessica and was awarded the ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Woman of the Year award in October 2013. Please describe your...

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ITV’s Lorraine

ITV’s Lorraine

On Wednesday 3 September, the search for ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Woman of the Year will begin. TV presenter Lorraine Kelly will be joined by 2013 winner, Marilyn Baldwin and Tony Lothi...

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Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping is encouraging readers to nominate a friend or relative as their ‘Woman of the Year’ and be in with a chance to attend this year’s special 60th anniversary ...

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Foundation News 2014

Foundation News 2014

Antonia Salmon-Earle has completed her International Pastry Diploma at Westminster Kingsway College thanks to a grant from the Women of the Year Foundation. Our initial news story about her grant is o...

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New sponsors

New sponsors

Women of the Year has secured sponsorship from furniture retailer DFS and global financial services group, Prudential. Alongside current sponsors, Barclays, ITV’s Lorraine and Good Hou...

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Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend

We were saddened by news novelist Sue Townsend, died last week (Thursday 10 April) at the age of 68. Sue was honoured in 2003 at the 48th annual Women of the Year Lunch & Awards with a ...

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