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Winners Blog
The Northern Power Women Awards not only found a ream of inspirational individuals but also whole teams. ​ Northern Rail were right on track to win best large business at the awards and one member of the workforce, Nicola Hosty, who left school when she was 16, talks here about her dedication to achieving her...
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NPW transformational leader award winner Donna Hall CBE, who is the chief executive of Wigan Council – one of the largest in the country – is ready for her next steps to supporting other women to reach their career goals. The 52-year-old from Breightmet in Bolton, who attended the NPW awards with her daughter, says...
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On the 3rd of March this year I put on my sparkly sequinned dress and headed over from Liverpool to Manchester for the Northern Power Women Awards Dinner. Awards dinners are always a bit of a funny entity to me. I never quite believe I should be there and I never quite believe that people...
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On a mission to make ethical business the normal way to do business is Grace Dyke, strategic director of media and communications social enterprise – Yellow Jigsaw. And she is certainly living up to her ‘one to watch’ Northern Power Women award win. The 27-year-old, who walked away from the University of Liverpool with a...
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On Tuesday 7th March, women across the North West headed to the Hilton hotel in Manchester for the Northern Power Women Awards in celebration of our collective achievements to accelerate gender diversity. I was one of the very lucky women in business to be shortlisted in the ‘Mentor of the Year’ category. Little did I...
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Nine years ago I was on maternity leave from my high-flying corporate job, surrounded by piles of washing and ironing, when I made the momentous decision to start my own business. I always smile when I hear people say “do something that you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” because my...
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