24 Aug

Lucy and Sophie shortlisted: Female Entrepreneur of the Year

shortlisted for female entrepreneur of the year awardMazuma’s Sophie Hughes and Lucy Cohen been shortlisted for ‘Female Entrepreneur of the Year’ at The FL National Awards & Summit awards.

The awards ceremony recognises the achievements of business women in the UK. Now in its ninth year, the event allows business women across the country to celebrate each other’s achievements in a variety of industry sectors.

Forward Ladies Managing Director Griselda Togobo revealed the names of 51 female business changers in the North West, Wales and Ireland region, who will compete across 11 categories, including business, not for profit, technology and more.

The awards will take place on the 12th October at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester. The winners from all the regional finals will then be invited to appear before a live panel of independent judges in November, followed by the National Grand Final in Leeds on 7th December.

Jennifer Crawley, UK Head of Performance for Small Business Banking, HSBC UK and chief judge said:

“We’re proud to be working with Forward Ladies as part of our ongoing commitment to supporting women in business across the UK.  Each year we are inspired by the number of high-calibre entries, and this year has highlighted the exceptionally talented businesswomen we have in the UK.

Lucy Cohen, Mazuma’s co-founder says:

‘’Sophie and I are delighted to have been nominated for this prestigious award - again! It’s an honour to have been shortlisted for such a huge category which recognises the time and hard work that women across the UK put into their businesses everyday.’’

‘’We’re really excited to be attending an awards ceremony where business women support and inspire each other to help their businesses prosper and thrive. We look forward to the 12th of October. Good luck to all the other finalists. We’re keeping our fingers crossed!’.

For more information about the FL National Awards and Summit 2018, visit their website.

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