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Nominations are open for the 14th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

Nominations have opened for the 14th Annual PRECIOUS Awards, the UK’s leading event to celebrate the achievements of women of colour. The awards place the spotlight on women of colour starting and growing a business, outstanding leaders and those working their magic in corporate life. Categories include, Young Entrepreneur of the year, the Outstanding Woman…

The 13th Annual PRECIOUS Awards | Waldorf Hotel

Join us at the 13th Annual PRECIOUS Awards as we applaud the achievements of women of colour in business, leadership and work. The PRECIOUS Awards was launched in 2007 by Foluke Akinlose MBE to raise awareness of the achievements of inspiring women of colour who might otherwise go unacknowledged. Everyone benefits from learning of these role models,…

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Winners announced at PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2019

Held at Google’s headquarters in Central London, the 2019 Precious Lifestyle Awards saw some of the most creative British women of colour awarded for their enterprise. The diverse range of finalists included a mum and daughter duo that founded a premium vegan beauty brand, a podcast aimed at busy women in their late 30’s and…

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Finalists announced for the PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards 2019

A national billboard campaign, a book hailed as the ‘Black Girls bible’ and the mum of seven behind a successful East London vegan restaurant, are amongst the diverse range of finalists up for this years PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of women of colour across a range of creative industries. This includes…

Shortlist Announced for Precious Lifestyle Awards

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural Precious Lifestyle Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of women of colour across 12 creative sectors. In its inaugural year, the awards have attracted hundreds of online votes participating in the process of rooting for women of colour – many of whom are often overlooked…

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Nominations open for the 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

Nominations for the PRECIOUS Awards, the UK’s leading event to celebrate the achievements of women of colour, are now open. The awards now in their 12th year put the spotlight on women of colour starting and growing a business, outstanding leaders and those working their magic in corporate life. Categories include. Young Entrepreneur of the year, the Outstanding Woman in Public…

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Finalists announced for 11th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

“It is essential for our society that no matter what your gender or background is, you have a chance of succeeding in the UK. These awards are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the substantial contribution of Black and Asian entrepreneurs.’ Theresa May, The Prime Minister   The finalists of the 11th PRECIOUS Awards 2017 have…

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Finalists announced for PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards

The finalists have been announced for the inaugural PRECIOUS Hair and Beauty Awards powered by PREMAE. The awards launched in January 2017 to provide a platform for women of colour who have created and launched beauty products and services, often from their kitchen tables or tablets and often while juggling other roles. The announcement was made at WahNails, Soho…

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Women of colour owned hair and beauty brands set for recognition

Women of colour have long been underrepresented in the hair and beauty industry.  Whether through a lack of recognition for women who have launched products and services or the lack of availability of products to suit our skin tones. The industry is now witnessing a revolution, where scores of women of colour are launching products and…