Our CEO Cynthia Davis was recently awarded We are the City Top 100 Rising Star Entrepreneur 2017 in conjunction with The Times and Sunday Times Newspaper at News International.
The Rising Star awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent and to create female 100 role models across 20 different industries and professions. The awards also included a Champions category which celebrates the efforts of senior individuals who champion gender equality both within and outside of their organisations. New for 2017, the awards will also celebrate outstanding organisations in the Company of the Year category. The award recognises the achievements of a company who can clearly demonstrate that they are actively supporting its female talent pipeline through their initiatives, training, development programmes, internal employee relations and diversity network groups.
The awards were entered by 1,250 individuals and were judged by a panel of 33 independent judges. Over 35,000 public votes were received for the 200 shortlisted nominees. The awards were kindly sponsored by The Times & The Sunday Times and supported by 3M, Aon, Barclays, Bloomberg, Cancer Research UK, Citi, Edit Development, EY, GDS, Kier, LinkedIn, Lloyd’s, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, Oliver Wyman, PedalSure, Reed Smith, Royal Navy, Societe Generale, Streets Consulting and Worldpay.