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544 women receive awards in the New Year’s Honours List 2019

544 women have received awards in the New Year’s Honours List for 2019 – making up 47 per cent of the list.  A number of prominent women are being recognised on the list, including a damehood for Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money, for services to financial services and women in the financial services;...
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Inspirational Woman: Katie White OBE | Director, Nord Anglia Education Foundation

With a background in evoking social change, Katie White has built an impressive career as an independent Campaigns Advisor. Former roles include acting as an advisor to the Labour Party and the European Campaigns Director for ONE. Prior to that, Katie co-led the campaign for the Climate Change Act in the UK – later this...
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Vanessa Vallely, founder of WeAreTheCity, recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Founder and managing director of WeAreTheCity, Vanessa Vallely has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2018. Vallely was awarded an OBE for services to women and the economy. Vallely launched WeAreTheCity in April 2008. WeAreTheCity currently has branches in both the UK & India. Vanessa’s corporate experience stems from a 25 year...
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Victoria Beckham receives an OBE for services to fashion

The British fashion designer and former spice girl received an OBE from Prince William today for services to the fashion industry. Beckham says she was ‘proud to be British’ after being awarded her OBE at Buckingham Palace. She was joined by her parents and husband, David Beckham, who received the same accolade thirteen years ago....
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‘Forward Ladies’ entrepreneur Etta Cohen awarded OBE

Etta Cohen, the founder of ‘Forward Ladies’ has been awarded an OBE in recognition of her work. Cohen, described as a leading light for women in business, founded ‘Forward Ladies’ in 1999, and began her organisation by meeting with locally employed women and women who had founded their own businesses. Through ‘Forward Ladies’, Cohen now...
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Inspirational Woman: Fiona Jeffery OBE | Founder, Just A Drop

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently After graduating from Edinburgh University with BA French and Spanish MA in Italian, I started in International Retailing. I spent 26 years running international events for the global Travel & Tourism industry and in 2012 I received an OBE for services to Travel...
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Inspirational Woman: Liz Grant OBE | Director & Owner of Fantail Business Development

Liz Grant is a Business Development consultant with a strong affinity to Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace. Liz genuinely believes that Inclusiveness is a business enabler and that smart businesses see it as a lever for growth by improving employee productivity, driving improved employee engagement across all of their staff, building more effective client...
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Inspirational Woman Liz Bingham is awarded OBE in New Years Honours list 2015

WeAreTheCity are pleased to congratulate Liz Bingham, WATC Inspirational Woman, for being awarded an OBE in this years New Years Honours list for services to Equality in the Workplace. Find out more about Liz Bingham OBE here, in her interview with WATC earlier this year. The full New Years Honours list 2015 can be found...
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