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Chair: Jane Luca

Chair: Jane Luca

The Chair for Women of the Year is Jane Luca. Jane Luca is Controller of External Affairs at ITV and has over 30 years’ experience in broadcasting. Her career has spanned Drama Production, Corporat...

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Foundation News

Foundation News

Aspiring pastry chef Antonia Salmon-Earle has been awarded a grant from the Women of the Year Foundation. Having recently ...

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Lorraine’s finalists

Lorraine’s finalists

The three nominees for the ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Women of the Year Award were revealed on the show this week. Viewers can vote for the winner from today (Thursday 10 October). For more inform...

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Winner’s blog: Zoe

Winner’s blog: Zoe

Zoe Newson, 21, has represented Great Britain since 2008 when she entered her first International Paralympic Committee (IPC) competition. As the youngest member of the Paralympics GB Powerlifting team...

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Winner’s blog: Shara

Winner’s blog: Shara

Shara Brice won the Women of the Year “You Can” Award in 2010. Shara, alongside her team, was recognised as having created one of the UK’s most ethnically diverse and effective youth programmes ...

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Winner’s blog: Becky

Winner’s blog: Becky

Great Britain's most successful ever swimmer, Becky Adlington, announced her retirement from international competition in February 2013, and immediately set out her vision for her legacy, which she se...

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Winner’s blog: Camila

Winner’s blog: Camila

Camila Batmanghelidjh is the founder of two children’s charities – The Place 2 Be and Kids Company, where she currently works with some of the most traumatised young people living in London. Camil...

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Judging Panel 2013

Judging Panel 2013

At the Women of the Year Lunch, in addition to 400 inspirational women from all walks of life, who are invited to attend as recognition of their work and incredible achievements that year, a number of...

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ITV’s Lorraine

ITV’s Lorraine

On Tuesday 3 September the search for ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Woman of the Year will begin. TV presenter Lorraine Kelly will be joined by Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine to l...

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New Ambassadors

New Ambassadors

We are delighted to announce Olympic gold medallist Dr Katherine Grainger CBE and inventor Emily Cummins as our new ambassadors. Both have won a Women of the Year award in recent years. Katherine and...

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The power of social media

The power of social media

Long hailed as useful channels for breaking news and creating discussion and debate about issues, various social media sites have seen themselves in the headlines over the past few weeks – and it ha...

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Winner’s blog: Kate Woolveridge

Winner’s blog: Kate Woolveridge

In 2012, professional singer Kate Woolveridge won ITV’s Lorraine Inspirational Woman of the Year Award. Kate was recognised for her work with the Forget-me-Not Chorus, a Cardiff-based charity which ...

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