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Award Categories


New for 2023 we welcome nominations for women who are working or volunteering in any role not covered by another category. We would particularly like to hear about women who have lead in the response to the COVID19 crisis.

Judges reserve the right to move the nominee to a more suitable category if appropriate.

Women who work in Media, Marketing, Arts, Culture.

Women who are working in a health related occupation.

Women who work in a Not For Profit Organisation

Women working in sport, hospitality, tourism, leisure, retail and sales where they can demonstrate a track record of excellence, including sporting excellence.

Women who volunteer

Women who work in Manufacturing and Construction and their supply chains.

Women who work in a Digital or Technology role across all sectors.

Women who are working in a skills development role across all sectors.

Women working in any sector who are in their early careers or early stages of building a business.

Women who work as a public servant (excluding healthcare). For example Police, Fire, Armed Forces, Council, Education, Prisions or Local Government.

Women who work in the field of Engineering, Science or Math. For example Forensic Science, Chemical Engineering, Sustainability, Environmental and Research.

Women who work in a professional role. For example Finance, Law, HR, Property, Consultancy, Surveying and Architecture.

Women who work in any role or sector and have demonstrated significant innovation or entrepreneurship.

Working or volunteering in any role not covered by another category (Judges reserve the right to move the nominee to a more suitable category, if appropriate)

Women who have lead the way for MK with their contributions to the city and its community. 

Please note this is not a nomination category. The winner is selected by the judges from other category winners. 


You can nominate yourself or your colleagues/peers. Do include performance information that the judges can verify when needed. 
Nominees must be based in or work in Milton Keynes.

You can nominate in as many categories as you deem appropriate. You should submit a description of no more than 500 words outlining what you (if self-nominating) or your nominee has achieved. The more factual information and stats you can provide, the better your chances of being shortlisted. Up to two additional testimonials may be provided these are not mandatory (email these to [email protected] The submission should cover achievements in the nominee’s day-to-day job as well as demonstrating advocacy for gender diversity.

There is no cost to enter for the awards. Sponsorship packages are available, contact us for more details

An independent panel of judges will consider each nomination and vote on the winners for each category 2-4 weeks before the awards.

To contact us please click on the link at the bottom of this page

The last day to submit your nominations is Monday 10th April 2023