Forward Ladies National Awards Grand Final and Summit
PUBLISHED: 00:00 24 January 2019
The UK's top business women were recognised at the prestigious grand final of the Forward Ladies National Awards & Summit 2018.
Forward Ladies National Awards 2018 Grand Final
Griselda Togobo, orange dress, Lara Oyesanya, Penny Haslem
Najwa Jawahar, Peter Lloyd
Sarah Maskell, Rebecca Bryant
The setting: The Royal Armouries, Leeds
Griselda Togobo, Geoff Mackey, Penny Haslam
Griselda Togobo, Lara Oyesanya
Jordana Chin, Joanne Bass, Amanda Peffer, Lara Oyesanya, Suzanne Oliver, Griselda Togobo, Cathy Connolly, Aimi Elias, Charlotte Horobin, Noor Ali
Susanna Lawson, Jordana Chin, Joanne Bass, Amanda Peffer, Lara Oyesanya, Geoff Mackey, Suzanne Oliver, Cathy Connolly, Aimi Elias, Charlotte Horobin, Noor Ali, Griselda Togobo, Jacqui Harper
The awards which was hosted by business journalist and broadcaster Penny Haslam and took place at the Royal Armouries, Leeds where outstanding, entrepreneurial female business leaders from across the UK competed in a total of 11 categories - including STEM Rising Star, Young Entrepreneur and Start Up.
The keynote speaker was Gina Miller, who took legal action legal action against the government over its authority to implement Brexit without approval from Parliament. Her expertise and areas of work cover investments, charities, democracy and political processes as well as social justice.
Griselda Togobo, managing director at Forward Ladies said they were delighted to highlight the best women-led businesses and male agents of change, championing diversity in their respective regions.