Twenty Ten Club founder Octavia Goredema has been shortlisted for a Leadership in the Community award at this year’s Network of Aspiring Women Awards.
Founded by Jo Cameron of The Apprentice, the Network of Aspiring Women Awards celebrate the achievements of leading women from across the UK.
This year’s panel of judges includes Dragon’s Den star Rachel Elnaugh, Secret Millionaire Gill Fielding, B.Hive founder Lynne Franks and former rally driver and TV presenter Penny Mallory.
The Twenty Ten Club strives to connect, inspire and support Black female entrepreneurs and the enterprising women of the future.
Recent initiatives include the Twenty Ten Club teen mentoring event hosted at St Matthew Academy in Lewisham and the new Interview an Entrepreneur school programme. In addition, the Twenty Ten Club hosts monthly member networking events designed to provide peer-to-peer business development support.
The Network of Aspiring Women Awards, taking place at Aston Villa Football Club on September 30 2011, will recognise 9 pioneering women in the following categories:
• Leadership in the Community
• Woman in Engineering / Technology
• Woman in Finance
• Woman in Transport
• Woman in Property
• Woman’s Advocate of the Year
• Young Entrepreneur of the Year
• Woman Business Owner of the Year
• Corporate Leader of the Year
You can view the full list of award finalists at www.networkofaspiringwomen.com/awards
Tickets for the Network of Aspiring Women Awards start from £37 + vat
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