STEM Leader of the Year

This award is for women in a senior position working within the male dominated sectors such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. They should be able to demonstrate the positive impact of their role to the industry in which they work and show examples of how they have encouraged other women to join the sector.

Unstoppable Women

With this year’s theme being “unstoppable women”, we are celebrating women who are showing exceptional leadership abilities in their teams, challenging and breaking glass ceilings and uplifting communities across the entire UK and globe. These women are changing the world with their craft, talents, creativity, eloquence, leadership and impacting generations all around the world. The …

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Dawn Childs

Dawn is an accomplished engineer and operator with engineering director roles across several sectors. Currently, she is the CEO of Operations at Pure Data Centres, responsible for the construction and operation of hyperscale data centres. She is also the longest-serving President of the Women’s Engineering Society.

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Breaking Barriers

Now in its 13th year, the Forward Ladies Leadership Summit and Awards honours the impact of female leadership, innovation and entrepreneurism in business. We continue to use our platform to showcase the achievements of women breaking barriers across the public and private sectors, giving them the recognition and visibility, they need to inspire the next …

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Summit & Awards2024

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2023Agenda

10:30Registration and Networking 
11:30WelcomeGenelle Aldred, Host
11:40AI : The End of Women in the workplace? Emma Byrne, Scientist and Author  
12:00How the Next Generation are Breaking Barriers – Panel Session Anna Grey Dr Khadija Owens Simone Robinson
12:30Lunch
13:00Winners revealed
14:15Dessert and coffee 
14:35The Girl Who Climbed Everest Bonita Norris, Mountaineer 
14:55Business Woman of the Year 2022 Sheridan Ash MBE Business Woman of the Year 2023 announced
15:15Closing remarks Griselda Togobo 
15:30Networking and post awards drinks Joshua’s Tavern at The Londoner

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