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Monday, 6 March 2017

3 Reasons to Attend the Power of Women Awards this Wednesday 8th March 2017 - #beboldforchange #Event



The Power of Women's Awards is by far the hottest ticket for all Women in Business this week! Taking place on Wednesday 8th March 2017 at CBI in Cannon Street, London in celebration of International Women's Day, this event looks to be inspiring, entertaining and progressive for all attending. 

3 Reasons to attend the Power of Women's Awards this week:

Networking - Want to rub shoulders and build business relationships with the who's who in the world of Women's Business? CBI, Cannon Street will undoubtedly be brimming with powerful women from all sectors at this weeks Power of Women's Awards! Get your ticket here and don't forget your business cards!

Inspiration - With such an impressive line-up of guests, awardees and panellists at this event it will be impossible to not be inspired! To include Sky TV Reporter Claudia Liza Armah who will emcee at this event, British Radio Presenter Angie Greaves who will be a panel moderator, Baroness Joanna Shields as a Panelist and awardee for the Power of Women in the Public Sector and more! (See full list of awardees below) - you must make sure that you come down for an evening of pure, genuine inspiration!

Charity - Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organisation that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Join this event and support the efforts of a great cause and look out for the fabulous silent auction on the night from some great sponsors!

Juanita Ingram, Founder and Chairman of Dress For Success Greater London (DFS) explained: “We are really excited to be hosting our first annual Power of Women Awards on International Women’s Day, whereby we recognise key individuals involved in empowering and inspiring all women to succeed. Dress For Success Greater London welcomes supporters, advocators, politicians, celebrities, executive, charity experts and fundraisers, to join us on this celebratory evening.”

At this event DFS will honour and recognise 20 key international women and organisations involved in empowering and inspiring women to succeed. We are also having a dynamic panel discussion immediately after the award distribution.

The theme for International Women's Day this year is #beboldforchange and the panel will discuss the future of women's empowerment, gender equity pay, and overcoming career obstacles.

The Power of Women Award Ceremony is an event to celebrate the accomplishments of women in a variety of sectors such as politics, finance, technology, media, radio, television, medicine, education etc., and to discuss various aspects of empowerment for women.

This year’s event is sponsored by and will take place at CBI, Cannon Street, London and will include canap├ęs, cocktails, silent auction items, an awards ceremony and an empowerment panel of inspirational speakers. The emcee for this event is Sky TV Reporter Claudia Liza Armah.

Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organisation that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in New York in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to almost 150 cities in 20 countries and has helped more than 925,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Dress for Success London is part of this network and was founded in London in 2000 by Susan Denmead after she saw the power of this work in the United States. After fourteen years in operation servicing women in and around greater London area, Dress for Success Greater London was relaunched in 2014 by Juanita Ingram, Esq. and supporters of Dress for Success Worldwide. 




Awardees include: 
Angie Greaves: Awardee for the Power of Women in Radio - panel moderator 
Baroness Joanna Shields: Awardee for the Power of Women in the Public Sector - panelist 
Dr. Margaret Johnson: Awardee for the Power of Women in Medicine 
Rowena Ironside: Awardee for the Power of Women in Finance Mariah Huq: Awardee for the Power of Women in Television and Media - panelist 
Dame Anne Johnson: Awardee for the Power of Women in Women's Health Research 
Carla-Marie Williams: Awardee for the Power of Women in Music 
Tara Latini: Awardee for the Power of Women in Retail Banking Vanessa Vallely: Awardee for the Power of Women in Philanthropy -panelist 
Lucy Choi: Awardee for the Power of Women in Entrepreneurship - panelist
Rachel Williams: Awardee for the Power of Women in Law Gay Huey Evans: Awardee for Power of Women in Financial Services Marisa Drew: Awardee for Power of Women in Investment Banking 
Andrea Wong: Awardee for Power of Women in Film and Entertainment 

Other Awards: 
Client of the Year Volunteer of the Year 
Referral Agency of the Year 
Brand of the Year Corporate 
Partner of the Year 
Power of Women in Diversity and Inclusion 

In-Kind and Silent Auction Sponsors: 
Textyle of Brussels 
Benefits Cosmetics 
Bentley 
Mulberry 
Eileen Fisher 
Lucy Choi of London 
Sarah Taylor Art 
In House Chocolates 
The Cake Tasting Club 
A Bit Off the Mapp 
Flowertopia London 
The Progress Partnership 
Alexandra Moore Style 
Casa La Celada 
Jimmy Campbell Salon 
Bally 
Philipa Craddock Flowers

Corporate Sponsors: 
(Financial award/event sponsors or block ticket sponsors): 
CBI - Signature Lead Sponsor 
Salesforce 
Legg Mason 
Collect Plus 
HSBC 
HR Guild 
Tyco 
Telstra 

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