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Amazing Women Awards
Sat 18 March 2017, 14:00 – 18:00 GMT
Why you should attend this event
With an amazing array of speakers this event is not to be missed, you will experience an award ceremony like no other; you will have fun and be part of something which is new, inspiring and empowering to women. The event is aimed at both Men and women.
Join us for afternoon tea/coffee and cakes, special guests, entertainment and raffle
All nominees will be invited to the event free of charge and winners will be announced on the day.
Why you should nominate
This is your opportunity to recognise the achievements of women in your community, place of work or place of worship. Do you know a woman who has achieved something against the odds? Passionate about a cause, battled against adversity? Someone who is constantly helping others? A great mother? Someone who is tirelessly working away in the background? Started a successful business or charity single handed? Well this is their turn to shine.
Nominate a special woman for this amazing award and let them know the impact they are having on others. It could be your partner, sister, mother, niece, aunt, cousin, best friend, colleague, neighbour or acquaintance. Let them know how you feel, make their day and nominate them now! This will encourage them to continue, inspire others and go on to do even greater things!
The 5 categories are:
Amazing woman in business
Amazing young woman
Life time achievement
Why I organised this event - Roz Thornton
After 20 years experience working at the grass roots with communities and corporate women in London, I learned that we still live in an unequal society and women are still bearing the brunt of: poverty, stress, work/life balance, financial struggles & domestic violence. I now run coaching and training programmes for women, which are making huge positive changes to their lives.
So many bad things are happening in the world, which are out of our control. I truly believe that by supporting & coaching women to be more intuitive and successful in the areas of confidence, careers and finances, we are supporting the whole community, the next generation and creating a better society in general. This event may just positively change someone’s life!
Christine Giscombe is a Transformational Empowerment Speaker, a Certified Coach and a Mentor.
As a very young mother, Christine faced adverse challenges in life, and struggled to find her voice. With courage and determination, she made the decision to use her life experiences to shape her destiny, to use her voice and change lives.
With over 10 years’ experience Christine has helped many young people make the transition from a negative place to a positive place, enabling them to face their challenges, address their fears and embrace and celebrate who they are!
Christine often speaks on the Power of Choice. She believes in equipping, empowering and motivating which results in healthy life style choices and positive mind-set changes.
Christine believes that everyone has a talent, gift or skill that can add value and make a difference to someone else.
Christine is an accountability partner for an organisation for Vulnerable Young Women. She is in the pool of mentors for the Branson School of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean; she is a member of the Professional Speakers Association and the former Chair of Board of Trustees for a large charitable organisation.
Christine is the founder of Born to Excel! A Mentoring & coaching program designed to equip and empower young people to use their skills which enable them to empower others.
Kerry O’Dowd is a Vocal Coach, Singer, Trainer and Speaker.
Starting her performance training at the age of 8 she went on to study full time at ‘The Sylvia Young Theatre School’. Her voice has allowed her to perform at ‘The Royal Albert Hall’, ‘Buckingham Palace’, ‘The Palace Theatre’, ‘Abbey Road Studios’ and many more wonderful Theatres and venues across the UK. Touring the world on cruise ships as the Leading lady and more recently touring the UK with Gareth Gates, she faced her fears in 2016 and made her first appearance on ‘The Voice UK’.
As a vocal coach for speakers, business owners, children, adults and the elderly, Kerry helps people to find their voice, embody their confidence, find their power and harness their strength so they can make a bigger impact in many aspects of their lives.
Kerry is the current winner of the Gtex award ‘Rocking the stage 2016’ which she was presented with at the Houses of Parliament.
Roz Thornton is an award winning Life Coach, Trainer, Speaker Property Investor and the Director of Amazing Women Global
Roz runs coaching and training sessions for women who are seeking to advance their career or set up their own business. She uses her experience to inspire and empower women around the subjects of: confidence, careers and money. She has a proven track record with hundreds of women through organisations & charities achieving transformational change and miracle-like success. Roz also works with corporate organisations to boost confidence, increase productivity and empower women to breakthrough that perceived glass ceiling.
Roz is the founder of the Amazing Women Awards, has recently appeared on ITV’s the Chopping Block, Croydon Radio, Power Xtra and Resonance Radio, she is also the current winner of Business Woman of the year 2016 at the Regional Entrepreneurs Empowerment Business Awards.
Roz was brought up in a disempowered household with domestic violence. After spending six years as a broke single mum with no work/life balance, close to breaking point and with a mountain of debt, Roz turned her life around taking inspiration from life coaches and going on an inner spiritual journey. Roz now has a vision to take Amazing Women truly Global, share skills and knowledge, leaving a legacy for future generations.
Jenny Garrett is an award winning coach, with over 10 years experience of running a global business
Jenny is on a mission to transform the world one empowered woman at a time. She uses her years of experience in coaching and leadership to inspire and motivate people to deliver career and life changing results. Jenny has reached an audience of over 30,000 through her speaking engagements including a TEDx talk and coached individuals all over the globe from Australia to Botswana, the US, Spain, Mexico and the UK. Jenny has featured on Radio 4’s Women Hour, LBC radio, The Telegraph, Sky News and Glamour Magazine. Her most recent clients include Mastercard, EY and Mace Macro.
Jenny’s most recent book rocking your role examines what it means to be a female breadwinner, the book is an insightful read which guides the modern family towards success and to craft the life they want.
Evadney Campbell MBE is the co-founder of Shiloh PR and an ex-BBC Journalist.
Evadney is a veteran journalist who’s worked for one of the World’s biggest media organisations, the BBC for almost three decades. During this time, she’s carried out numerous roles ranging from radio presenting to TV and radio news reporting.
In 1994, she was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for her services to the African and Caribbean Communities in Gloucestershire following her dedication to charity work.
Evadney is now one of the co-founders of Shiloh PR Ltd a public relations and media training agency launched in 2013 with her daughter. Evadney is an International trainer and speaker, having carried out PR training, not only in the UK but, she’s also delivered successful PR Master Classes in Africa and the Caribbean.
Evadney regularly features on the Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC2, BBC News Channel, she’s also contributed on BBC London Radio, has been featured on Jamaica’s TVJ News, radio stations across the country and numerous magazines. She’s currently listed as one of the Top 100 most influential British Entrepreneurs by Richtopia.com.
Kate Parsley is a community activist with a drive and passion to improve people’s lives globally
Kate has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1998, and has never let this define or confine her. She has a Degree in fine art and Psychology, Diploma in Anthropology and a Masters in Community Health Psychology.
Kate is the kind of person that if she knows there is a situation where she can help she doesn’t just talk about it she will take a plane, turn up and offer help. At the age of 18, Kate went to rural Zimbabwe to volunteer with street kids; an experience she says shaped her aspirations. In 2003, Kate moved to Uganda for 2 years, setting up a charity AIDS Parade, worked with the UN distributing food aid to orphans and established a sexual health programme for disabled young women. She was also involved with Advocates4Action, influencing political leaders in their decision making internationally.
Kate is not shy of physical challenges and has climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, Yorkshire 3 Peaks and has since completed the Cardiff and London Marathons as a member of the urban collective, Run Dem Crew. Kate also participated in last year’s Notting Hill Carnival.
Kate is a Trustee at Lewisham Young Women’s Resource Project, that provides youth work and special educational needs support to local young women. She also mentors young people with long-term health conditions to manage their career goals.
For the last 9 years, Kate has worked in public health roles spanning 14 London boroughs and is now looking to set up her own business empowering and supporting women with body image, resilience and living with long-term health conditions.