We are proud and excited to report that Sarah has been nominated and has made the final three in the Extraordinary Woman Awards 2011 – Extraordinary Entrepreneurship 2011 category.  The annual event has been set up by women to celebrate the achievements of women who have not been recognised before.

The awards have been created by Extraordinary Women UK, a team of four women running their own individual businesses.  They want to showcase the extraordinary achievements of fabulous women, especially women who have had an ordinary start in life.  They are interested in highlighting the personal stories of amazing women who make a significant difference for themselves and others and who are an inspiration to us all.

The awards will recognise women’s achievements in the following 4 categories:

Extraordinary Entrepreneurship 2011

This award is for women who have built their own successful business from scratch.
(Sponsored by: Barclays Wealth)

Extraordinary Personal Contribution 2011

This award is for women who give their time and energy for
the benefit of others and without financial reward.
(Sponsored by: MacLaren Britton)

Extraordinary Personal Endeavour 2011

This award is for women who have achieved a personal goal against the odds.
(Sponsored by: CEDAR Talent Management)

Extraordinary Woman of the Year 2011

This award is for the most outstanding woman from the winners of the above categories.(Sponsored by: The Corporate & Executive Coaching Organisation)

Sarah has been nominated for the category of Extraordinary Entrepreneurship 2011.

The Awards take place on Tuesday 10th May 2011 at the East Midlands Conference Centre.  The event is described as “An exceptional and special combination of inspiring, moving and humorous presentations, amazing networking opportunities and awe-inspiring women nominated for the Extraordinary Women Awards”.  We can’t wait!

To follow Sarah’s progress, visit: http://www.extraordinarywomenuk.com/finalists-2011/

Watch this space!


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