Nominees will have experience of leading a team of people, a department, function or management, where autonomous decisions are made and where responsibility lies.Judges will look for examples of strong leadership; a personable approach to those affected by the decisions of the leader, and will consider the views of colleagues of the leader in terms of inspiration, leadership style and outcomes.
Judges will look at the impact the business is having on the local or wider community and consider the cause that the enterprise is supporting.
Judges will consider the journey undertaken by the entrepreneur from concept to reality, the barriers that were overcome, the determination and passion behind the business, and the results.
Judges will also consider the business model, the product/service and the aspirations of the business.
, founded in 2007 to celebrate and applaud the professional achievements of women of colour in the UK, has a dynamic, passionate, grassroots following, this is down to a decade of bringing brilliant, often media-marginalised, women of colour into the spotlight.
The Awards celebrate the best of British, recognising exceptional determination, innovation, entrepreneurial skills and talent across multiple categories.
The Outstanding Woman in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths The award is open to women of colour working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).