Nominees for the 2016 Wise Women Awards announced

Christian women from across the church world in UK are featured in the list of nominees for the 2016 Wise Women Awards, the UK’s annual leading event celebrating the achievements of Christian women in the church and wider society. The nominees are:

1. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN BUSINESS
Carol Cato
Ann Marie Lewis
Lady Vanessa Oluwole

2. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN LEADERSHIP
Amie Buhari
Jackie Lynton
Lynette Phillips OBE

3. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN MINISTRY
Victoria Adeola Lawrence
Jacqueline Peart
Janet Wolfe

4. EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG CHRISTIAN WOMAN
Renee Davis
Camera Fearon
Danyele Lawes

5. NAOMI AWARD
Terry Fairfowl
Mrs Lynette Phillips
Cynthia Spence

6. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN MUSIC AWARD
Tracey Campbell
Amazin Ijeoma
Isabella Ugo Uzodike

7. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN MISSIONS AWARD
Brenda Cox
Angela Awak – Essien
Rev Victoria Adeola Lawrence

8. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN MEDIA AWARD
Toni Kelly
Debbie Musendeki
Diahanne Rhiney

9. CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD
Hannah Bourazza
Patricia Ekhuemelo

10. LIFE TURNAROUND AWARD
Denise Bentley

The nominees in the 10 Wise Women Awards categories were chosen from nominations sent in by the public. The responsibility for choosing the final list of nominees in each category was decided by a panel of judges comprising:

Pastor Celia Apeagyei-Collins, Founder and President of the Rehoboth Foundation
Bunmi Folarin, Lead Analyst at BP Oil
Sanchia Alasia, Councillor for Barking and Dagenham, Albion ward
Caroline Marsh, successful business woman and mystery guest on Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire series
Joan Myers OBE, Paediatric nurse, voted one of the 50 most inspirational leaders in the NHS by the Health Service Journal

The winners of each category will be announced at the Wise Women Awards ceremony taking place on Saturday 5th March 2016 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London E1 8GP.

Nominees and guests at the Wise Women Awards will enjoy a three course buffet, entertainment, motivational talks and an inspiring awards ceremony.

The Wise Women Awards was founded by Pastor Marjorie Esomowei, President of Wisdom for Women International, in 2005, and is jointly organised by Wisdom for Women International, a leading International women’s ministry and Keep The Faith magazine, Britain’s foremost magazine about the Black and multi-ethnic community.

Past recipients of a Wise Women Award include Baroness Doreen Lawrence, Shauna Muamba, Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkins, Christine Ohuruogu, Lurine Cato, Pastor Yvonne Brooks, Pastor Yemisi Ashimolowo, and Pastor Celia Apeaygei Collins.

Tickets for the Wise Women Awards are available from http://www.wisewomenawards.org/winners-awards-night/ticket-purchase/ and are £60 in advance, A table for 8 persons is £400. Phone 020 8712 5146 for more details

For more details of the Wise Women Awards visit www.wisewomenawards.org

Sponsors for the Wise Women Awards are Compassion UK, Dial A Carer, Rainbow Medical Services, P J’s Community and Others. Further sponsorship opportunities are available.

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