Dame Donna Kinnair - Royal College of Nursing
Currently working as Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing, to name just a couple of her achievements Dame Donna Kinnair has fought for fair pay for nurses and has made sure they get proper access to the Covid-19 vaccine while also going back to the frontline working in the Nightingale Hospital.
Professor Sarah Gilbert - Vaccitech
Professor Gilbert has over a decade of experience creating vaccines, she has gained worldwide admiration this year while developing the Covid vaccine at the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute.
Maria Raga - Depop
Depop, a fashion resale app has seen year-on-year growth since Maria Raga became the Chief Executive in 2016. It now caters to 26 million users around the world.
2021 Veuve Clicquot Bold Future Award
Ebinehita Iyere - Milk Honey Bees
Milk Honey Bees is a platform to support young women and girls in developing their future and how to succeed. Ebinehita Iyere's ambition to help other women during these Covid times inspired the judges.
Sharmadean Reid MBE - Beautystack
After her nail salon business, WAH Nails (which is now closed) Sharmadean Reid created Beautystack two years ago. Since then it has received impressive investment and growth offering an innovative approach to the beauty industry.
Theadora Alexander - Young Foodies
Theadora Alexander co-founded Young Foodies which is a platform that helps small businesses in the food industry a helping hand. From consultancy to investor matching, it gives them every tool to elevate their brands.