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Winners announced for 13th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

Held in the historic surroundings of the Waldorf Hotel in central London, the 13th Annual PRECIOUS  Awards saw some of the most inspiring women of colour in the UK awarded for their enterprise and leadership. The diverse range of finalists included two university friends who founded a natural hair brand that was the first afro…

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 for 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

The winners have been announced for the 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards. The event, which took place at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, London, celebrated the achievements of women of colour in enterprise, leadership and industry. Sponsored by Santander, Reed Smith, Vlisco, BAME Recruitment, the BIPC, and the Ilesha Charitable Trust – the Awards have gone from…

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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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What does leadership mean to you? | Sofia Bustamante

We invite coach and community builder, Sofia Bustamante, to answer the question:  what does Leadership mean to You?   Leadership, more than a theory to me, is a practice. An example of leadership that I have experienced is in aikido, a Japanese Martial Art that I have practised for five years. The reason my teacher…

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Movers and Shakers | Shivani Uberoi | Head of Women in Leadership | Sky

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark across industry. Shivani is Head of Women in Leadership at Sky, Europe’s leading entertainment company, serving 22.5 million customers across five countries – UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. The company has annual revenues of £12.9 billion and is Europe’s leading investor in television content with…

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11 values that underpin my leadership journey | Tessy Ojo | CEO The Diana Award

Enjoy the latest in our leadership series. We ask a range of entrepreneurs, business owners, experts, women and men from a range of sectors and industries: ‘What Does Leadership Mean to You?’ Tessy Ojo, CEO of The Diana Award, replies. I have been in organisational leadership roles for over 17 years and have learnt that leadership…

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What leadership means to me | Jennifer Davis

Here’s the latest in our leadership series. We’re asking a range of entrepreneurs, business owners, experts, women and men from a range of industries: ‘What Does Leadership Mean to You?’ Jennifer Davis, Parliamentary Assistant, replies. I used to be a boss If asked this question a few years ago my answer would have been different. Have…

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What does leadership mean to me? | Sabrina Clarke | Founder, Build Global

Leadership is the ability to influence others. As simple as my definition of leadership is, the act of effective leadership requires skill and has lasting implications to its recipients. I have always been passionate about leadership. Long before I understood the theory and data, I observed very early the effect of effective and competent leadership….

Tell a better story, step into your power and lead | Sharleene Bibbings

I shouldn’t be here right now, talking to you about women in leadership. I failed at the first hurdle when I was 18. But I’ll come back to that. We have a problem. It will take another 118 years for the global pay gap between men and women to close. Women across the world, earn…