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Bloomberg to host WeAreTheCity's Rising Star shortlist celebration

The celebration of this year's Rising Star shortlist will be held on 17 May 2016 at Bloomberg’s European headquarters and attended by all shortlisted individuals, the judging panel, corporate sponsors and supporters.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank Bloomberg for sponsoring and hosting what will no doubt be an inspiring evening.

Pamela Hutchinson, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Bloomberg said:

'At Bloomberg, we recognise the value diversity brings to our organisation and we're delighted to host the celebration event for this year's nominees. These women, along with previous nominees and winners, are critical in motivating women to join the workplace and an inspiration to those already here.

'It's an incredibly impressive list of individuals and we congratulate WeAreTheCity in giving visibility to these amazing women.'

As well as an abundance of network opportunities, all shortlisted individuals will have the opportunity to have professional headshots taken by the Headshot Guy. Guests will also hear from:

Jane GarveyJane Garvey, BBC Presenter, Women’s Hour who will be hosting the evening

 


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A panel discussion with 2015 Rising Star winners, Dara Kirkton (PwC, Consultancy), Debbie Grimshaw (Brother UK, PA/EA), Alicia Miller (Reed Smith, Law), Annie Zaidi (Leicester City Football Club Community Trust, Sports) Rashada Harry (Vodafone, Technology), Vinita Ramtri (Barclays, Investment Management)

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Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity said: “We are so pleased that Bloomberg have chosen to support our awards and shortlisted nominees by sponsoring and hosting our celebratory event in May. Gaining Bloomberg’s support alongside our other sponsors and supporters clearly demonstrates how determined these large companies are to support the female pipeline.

"Both my team, our judges, sponsors and supporters cannot wait to meet our shortlisted nominees at Bloomberg in May.”

After the shortlisted nominee event, judges will meet to confirm the top five winners for each category. Winners and their nominees will be informed by 6 June. The winners will then be invited to an exclusive celebratory winners event to be held at Barclays on 30 June.

WeAreTheCity would like to thank all of those who have nominated a Rising Star and wish our shortlisted nominees the best of luck in the final round of judging.

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WeAreTheCity's Rising Star Shortlist 2016 announcement

We are extremely proud to announce our shortlist for WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star Awards 2016.

The calibre of entries across all categories was extremely high this year and a true testament to the amazing amount of female talent within the pipeline across the UK and Northern Ireland.

On behalf of Barclays and our supporting sponsors, we would like to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who nominated their Rising Stars for this year’s awards. We received over 950 nominations spanning 260 companies from across the UK and Northern Ireland, which was treble the amount of entries received last year.

We are very much looking forward to celebrating our shortlisted individuals’ achievements at an event kindly sponsored by Bloomberg on the 17 May 2016.

The shortlist will now be judged by an additional set of expert judges, and the winners of our Rising Star awards for 2016 will be announced on 6 June and celebrated at our winner’s event at Barclays on 30 June.

To view the 2016 shortlist, please visit here

We would like to personally thank our shortlist judges: Paul Sesay, Simone Roche, Jo Gaglani, Mairi McHaffie, Nicola Horlick, Helene Reardon-Bond, Duncan McRae and Yvonne Thompson.  They all gave their valuable time to assemble our shortlist and to help WeAreTheCity to recognise the fantastic achievements of all of our amazing nominees.

Supporters of our nominees are now able to show our shortlisted nominees their support by casting their votes. The vote count does not determine the winners.  Please note there is no public voting for our Champions category.  Votes can be cast via the shortlist pages.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish our shortlisted nominees the very best of luck in the final round of judging.

For more detail about the awards, please visit here

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WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star Awards | Nominations are now closed

WeAreTheCity are delighted to announce record nominations for the 2016 Rising Star Awards.

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of ‪tomorrow.

For the past three months, WeAreTheCity and its sponsors, partners, supporters & media partners have been actively seeking nominations from across the UK and Northern Ireland for the 2016 Rising Star awards.   We are proud to announce this considerable effort resulted in over 800 nominations from over 300 companies, which is over double the amount of nominations received in 2015. Our Rising Star champion nominations also exceeded our expectations with over 100 individual nominations from 80 cross sector companies.

Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director of WeAreTheCity said “The response to this years awards has been truly amazing and I would like to extend my personal thanks to our sponsors, media partners, network partners and everyone who nominated and supported this years nomination process. Our aim this year was to not only encourage others to nominate their rising stars, but to encourage women to self nominate and for men to nominate their female colleagues.   I am pleased that we achieved all of our objectives with over 15% of nominations being self-nominations and over 30% of our nominations being cast for women from men”.

“The calibre of entries for this years awards is extremely high and a true testament of the amazing female talent pipeline that exists across so many different industries and professions in the UK and Northern Ireland. WeAreTheCity are extremely honoured to be able to shine a spotlight on the achievements of these women through the Rising Star Awards”.

Remaining Timeline

  • Shortlist judging period – 28 March – 15 April
  • Shortlist announced – 25 April
  • Public vote for shortlist nominees opens – 25 April
  • Finalist judging period – 25 April – 27 May
  • Shortlist celebration event at Bloomberg– 17 May
  • Public voting closes – 27 May
  • Finalists announced – 06 June
  • Winners event – 30 June

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WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star Awards now open | Nominate now!

WeAreTheCity is delighted to announce that nominations for their 2016 Top 100 Rising Star Awards are now open.  

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of ‪tomorrow.  We hope that by raising the profile of our short list and winners, we will also encourage organisations to consider how they strengthen the development of their female pipeline in the future.

Recognising that careers for women may follow different timescales, the Top 100 Rising Star awards will not have any age restrictions included within the criteria. WeAreTheCity feels it has a responsibility to ensure that female talent, regardless of age and background, receives the necessary support and skills to transition into key decision-making roles within our organisations.


Nicky Morgan MP“These awards are an incredible celebration of the great achievements women are making in business. We have more women on FTSE boards than ever before, the lowest gender pay gap on record and we’ve been rated the best place in Europe for women to start a business. I am proud of how far we’ve come but we must now build on that momentum so we achieve true gender equality.” – Nicky Morgan, Minister for Equalities

Mark-McLane-Bio image“We are delighted to be the lead sponsor of the Rising Star Awards which recognises the achievements of talented women on their way to the top; the contributions they make to their organisations and society in general.” – Mark McLane, Managing Director, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Barclays PLC


WeAreTheCity will use its extensive reach across the UK & Ireland to find 100 high-achieving women across 20 key industries and professions.

The nominations process opens today, 01 February 2016, for all categories.  A shortlist of 10 women from each industry category will be chosen by an esteemed panel of judges and will be published towards the end of April. The shortlist will then be open to a public vote. Judging for the final five winners for each category will take place with independent judges during May. The Top 100 Rising Stars will be announced in June and all winners, sponsors and supporters will be invited to attend a prestigious evening reception at Barclays in London to celebrate and collect their awards.

Categories
  • Banking, sponsored by Societe Generale
  • Charity, sponsored by Cancer Research UK, Women of Influence
  • Consultancy, sponsored by EY
  • Defence, sponsored by PA Consulting
  • Diversity, sponsored by AON
  • EA/PA, sponsored by EPAA (Executive and Personal Assistant Association)
  • Education & Academia, sponsored by The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Virgin Media Business
  • Facilities Management, sponsored by ISS
  • HR & Recruitment, sponsored by Twenty Recruitment
  • Insurance, sponsored by Lloyd’s
  • Investment Management, sponsored by BNY Mellon and Newton Investment Management
  • Law, The Lynne Freeman Award, sponsored by Reed Smith
  • Media & Journalism, sponsored by Bloomberg
  • Oil & Gas, sponsored by PwC
  • Property Services, sponsored by Kier
  • Public Sector, sponsored by Socitm Advisory
  • Sales, sponsored by WorldPay
  • Sport, sponsored by Pedalsure
  • Technology, sponsored by Morgan Stanley

We are also calling for nominations for our Rising Star Champions. This category recognises the efforts of senior leaders who are actively supporting the female pipeline. This award, sponsored by Oliver Wyman in partnership with UN Women National Committee UK, is open to both male and females who currently hold senior positions within their organisations and who have demonstrated their support for gender either internally or externally. Have you had someone champion you in your career and support you and other women in their jobs? Why not nominate them for a Champion Award to celebrate and say thank you for their support?

Find out more about our sponsors here

Criteria for entries
  • Nominees must be below senior/middle management
  • Nominees must be working within the industry of the category they are nominated for
  • Nominees must be working in the UK or Northern Ireland

Please note our awards are open to women of all ages.

How we define a Rising Star
  • Someone who is making a difference in their industry
  • Someone who demonstrates passion and drive
  • Someone who gives back or inspires others
  • Someone who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry
The Timeline
  • Nominations open – 01 February
  • Nominations close – 25 March
  • Additional information deadline – 25 March
  • Shortlist judging period – 28 March – 15th April
  • Shortlist announced – 25 April
  • Public voting opens – 25 April
  • Finalist judging period – 25 April – 27 May
  • Shortlist event – 17 May
  • Public voting closes – 27 May
  • Finalists announced – 06 June
  • Winners event – 30 June

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WeAreTheCity's Top 100 Rising Star Awards now open | Nominate now!

WeAreTheCity are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for their Top 100 Rising Star Awards.

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of ‪tomorrow.  We hope that by raising the profile of our short list and winners, we will also encourage organisations to consider how they strengthen the development of their female pipeline in the future.

Recognising that careers for women may follow different timescales, the Top 100 Rising Star awards will not have any age restrictions included within the criteria. WeAreTheCity feels it has a responsibility to ensure that female talent, regardless of age and background, receives the necessary support and skills to transition into key decision-making roles within our organisations.


“We are delighted to be the lead sponsor of the Rising Star Awards which recognises the achievements of talented women on their way to the top; the contributions they make to their organisations and society in general.”

Mark McLane, Managing Director, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Barclays PLC


WeAreTheCity will use its extensive reach across the UK & Ireland to find 100 high-achieving women across 20 key industries and professions.

The nominations process opens today, 01 February 2016, for all categories.  A shortlist of 10 women from each industry category will be chosen by an esteemed panel of judges and will be published towards the end of April. The shortlist will then be open to a public vote. Judging for the final five winners for each category will take place with independent judges during May. The Top 100 Rising Stars will be announced in June and all winners, sponsors and supporters will be invited to attend a prestigious evening reception at Barclays in London to celebrate and collect their awards.

Categories
  • Banking, sponsored by Societe Generale
  • Charity, sponsored by Cancer Research UK, Women of Influence
  • Consultancy, sponsored by EY
  • Defence, sponsored by PA Consulting
  • Diversity, sponsored by AON
  • EA/PA, sponsored by EPAA (Executive and Personal Assistant Association)
  • Education & Academia, sponsored by The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Virgin Media Business
  • Facilities Management, sponsored by ISS
  • HR & Recruitment, sponsored by Twenty Recruitment
  • Insurance, sponsored by Lloyd’s
  • Investment Management, sponsored by BNY Mellon and Newton Investment Management
  • Law, The Lynne Freeman Award, sponsored by Reed Smith
  • Media & Journalism, sponsored by Bloomberg
  • Oil & Gas, sponsored by PwC
  • Property Services, sponsored by Kier
  • Public Sector, sponsored by Socitm Advisory
  • Sales, sponsored by WorldPay
  • Sport, sponsored by Pedalsure
  • Technology, sponsored by Morgan Stanley
Nominate Now

We are also calling for nominations for our Rising Star Champions. This category recognises the efforts of senior leaders who are actively supporting the female pipeline. This award, sponsored by Oliver Wyman in partnership with UN Women National Committee UK, is open to both male and females who currently hold senior positions within their organisations and who have demonstrated their support for gender either internally or externally. Have you had someone champion you in your career and support you and other women in their jobs? Why not nominate them for a Champion Award to celebrate and say thank you for their support?

Nominate a Rising Star Champion

Find out more about our sponsors here

Criteria for entries
  • Nominees must be below senior/middle management
  • Nominees must be working within the industry of the category they are nominated for
  • Nominees must be working in the UK or Northern Ireland

Please note our awards are open to women of all ages.

How we define a Rising Star
  • Someone who is making a difference in their industry
  • Someone who demonstrates passion and drive
  • Someone who gives back or inspires others
  • Someone who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry
The Timeline
  • Nominations open – 01 February
  • Nominations close – 25 March
  • Additional information deadline - 25 March
  • Shortlist judging period – 28 March – 15th April
  • Shortlist announced – 25 April
  • Public voting opens – 25 April
  • Finalist judging period – 25 April – 27 May
  • Shortlist celebration event at Bloomberg– 17 May
  • Public voting closes – 27 May
  • Finalists announced – 06 June
  • Winners event – 30 June

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Business leaders show their support for the Rising Star Awards 2016

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. These awards will recognise and celebrate 100 female individual contributors across 20 different industries that represent the leaders & role models of tomorrow.

We are extremely proud to receive the support of so many individuals and organisations for this years Rising Star awards. We would like to extend our sincere thanks for their words of encouragement and for helping us to celebrate the achievements of the female leaders and role models of tomorrow.

READ WHAT OUR SUPPORTERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE RISING STAR AWARDS HERE

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One week to go - who will you nominate? | WeAreTheCity's Top 100 Rising Star Awards

Last year, through our Rising Star awards WeAreTheCity highlighted the achievements of 50 future leaders and role models across 10 different industries and professions. We are proud to announce that our 2015 winners have gone on to achieve phenomenal success over the past six months. You can read about some of our previous winners achievements here.

Due to the success of the 2015 awards, WeAreTheCity is seeking to recognise the achievements of a further 100 role models and future female leaders in 2016, however we cannot do this without your nominations!

"I am pleased to announce that since receiving my award I have been given a double promotion! I will shortly be moving from my existing role in Learning and Development to a new role where I will now be coaching senior leaders of the bank and leading a team of 3-4 people.” - Lucy Booker, RBS – WATC 2015 Rising Star in Banking

If you know an amazing woman who is operating below a senior/middle management level who deserves recognition, then please consider nominating her for WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star awards. You can nominate between 01 February and 25 March.

In order to prepare your nomination, we suggest you read the following guidance.

Rising Stars - Multi diverse women smilingOur criteria for entry is:
  • Nominees must be below senior/middle management
  • Nominees must be working within the industry of the category they are nominated for
  • Nominees must be working in the UK or Northern Ireland

Please note our awards are open to women of all ages.

Here is what the judges are looking for in a Rising Star:
  • Someone who is a champion of women in their business or sector
  • Someone who strives to achieve success and results
  • Someone who gives back or inspires others
  • Someone who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry
Rising Star categories:
Banking, sponsored by Societe Generale Charity, sponsored by Cancer Research UK, Women of Influence
Consultancy, sponsored by EY Defence, sponsored by PA Consulting
Diversity, sponsored by AON EA/PA, sponsored by EPAA (Executive and Personal Assistant Association)
Education & Academia, sponsored by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Virgin Media Business
Facilities Management, sponsored by ISS HR & Recruitment, sponsored by Twenty Recruitment
Insurance, sponsored by Lloyd’s Investment Management, sponsored by Newton Investment Management
Law, The Lynne Freeman Award, sponsored by Reed Smith Media & Journalism, sponsored by Bloomberg
Oil & Gas, sponsored by PwC Property Services, sponsored by Kier
Public Sector, sponsored by Socitm Advisory Sales, sponsored by WorldPay
Sport, sponsored by PedalSure Technology, sponsored by Morgan Stanley
Rising Star Champions, sponsored by Oliver Wyman in partnership with UN Women National Committee UK
Our Rising Star nomination questions:
  • Please provide specific examples of this individual's achievements in her day job (100 words or less)
  • Please tell us why you believe this individual is a role model in her industry and should be named as a WeAreTheCity Top 50 Rising Star. (200 words or less)
  • Please detail how this individual is helping others (eg mentoring/charity work/internal or external networks/school activities (100 words or less)
  • Please provide three words that sum up this individual. (eg inspirational, motivational, infectious etc)
  • Please detail any other awards this individual has received or notable educational achievements (If known) (100 words or less)
  • If your nominee was named as a Rising Star 2016, how do you think she would leverage this award to encourage others? (100 words or less)
 Our advice for those nominating
  • Ensure you have the relevant contact details for your nominee (email address/full name/job title/company etc)
  • Prior to nominating, ensure you are aware of their achievements both in relation to their work and external activities
  • Ensure you include key details and try to quantify/qualify your statements with outcomes/how the individual went above and beyond/their impact or contribution to a wider project
  • Be clear and concise - you only have a limited amount of words to answer each question
  • Ensure that you have enough time to complete the nomination to the best of your ability. There is not an option to save the nomination as you populate the fields and WeAreTheCity is unable to process incomplete entries

We are also calling for nominations for our Rising Star Champions. This category recognises the efforts of senior leaders who are actively supporting the female pipeline. This award, sponsored by Oliver Wyman, is open to both male and females who currently hold senior positions within their organisations and who have demonstrated their support for gender either internally or externally. Do you know a senior individual who is going above and beyond to champion women? If so, please consider nominating them for our Rising Star Champion awards via the Rising Star website on 01 February 2016.

"Since the awards I have won the Sky Sports Inspirational Helen Rollanson Sportswoman Award 2015, which was broadcast live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky 1 I also received a personal message from David Beckham!” - Annie Zaidi, Leicester City Football Club – WATC 2015 Rising Star in Sport

 

NOMINATE NOW

 

Still have questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions or email the team at RisingStars@wearethecity.com.

To check the terms and conditions of the awards, please visit here.

For more information on the timeline for the awards, please visit here .

 


Rising Stars 2016 announcement

WeAreTheCity – Proud to introduce our Rising Star Judges for 2016

Judging the Rising star awards is no easy task. Several of the judges from last years awards stated it was one of the hardest judging activities they have ever undertaken due to the amazing achievements of the women who were nominated. We expect this year will be no different!.

For our 2016 Rising Star awards, we are leveraging the extensive experience and industry knowledge of 21 amazing judges. Each judge has been carefully selected for their expertise in a particular field or their breadth of knowledge across the business landscape.

We are also proud to welcome back six of our 2015 judges, Heather Melville, RBS, Simone Roche, Northern Power Women, Sarah Boddey, AIG, Paul Sesay, The National Diversity Awards, Duncan McRae, Flying Colours Marketing and Jo Gaglani who leads WeAreTheCity in India.

We are also honoured to introduce 17 new judges for this years awards from African Caribbean Business Network, Baringa, BlackRock, CBRE, Coaching Squared, Cisco, Diawa Capital Markets, Executive Secretary, The Equalities Office, Guardian Women in Leadership, Money & Co, The Royal Navy, Rosa Fund for Women, Shell, Sodexo, Women in Technology & The Be Group.

On behalf of WeAreTheCity, our sponsors and future nominees we would like to sincerely thank all of our judges for their dedication to female pipeline and for donating their valuable time to judge the Rising Star awards in 2016.

Our Rising Star awards are the only awards of their kind to focus solely on the pipeline of female talent below a management level. The aim of the 2016 awards is to recognise and celebrate 100 female role models and individual contributors across 20 different industries who represent the future leaders of tomorrow.

MEET OUR JUDGES NOW

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Announcing WeAreTheCity's Top 100 Rising Star Awards 2016

"Shining a spotlight on the female talent pipeline"

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that represent the leaders and role models of ‪tomorrow.  We hope that by raising the profile of our short list and winners, we will also encourage organisations to consider how they strengthen the development of their female pipeline in the future.

This year we are also pleased to announce a new category to our awards, Rising Star Champions, which recognises the efforts of senior leaders, male and female, who are actively supporting the female pipeline outside of their corporate responsibilities.


Vanessa Vallely, founder and CEO of WeAreTheCity, said: "The focus on increasing the number of women on boards in the UK over the past few years has been incredibly successful. We now need to focus on helping to highlight women who will be future managers and directors within our organisations.

"The UK has an abundance of female talent of all ages but we need to give these women the chance to shine. Given the success of the Rising Star awards in 2015 and the ongoing achievements of our winners, we decided to double the amount of awards winners from 50 to 100 and extend our reach across 20 industries. Expanding the awards in the UK and subsequently into India later in 2016 is all part of WeAreTheCity’s strategic objective of highlighting the achievements of 500 pipeline women over the next five years."


Recognising that careers for women may follow different timescales, the Top 100 Rising Star awards will not have any age restrictions included within the criteria. WeAreTheCity feels it has a responsibility to ensure that female talent, regardless of age and background, receives the necessary support and skills to transition into key decision-making roles within our organisations.

WeAreTheCity will use its extensive reach across the UK and Ireland to find 100 high-achieving women across 20 key industries and professions.


“The need for more women in senior leadership roles is widely recognised. At Barclays, we want to go further – we believe in cultivating a pipeline of female talent across all levels of the organisation, from the executive assistant right through to the boardroom. These awards recognise the considerable achievements of talented women and our sponsorship reflects our commitment to support the women that come through our ranks to stay until leadership.” – Mark McLane, Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Barclays PLC.


The WATC awards will be officially launched ‪on 01 February 2016 and are sponsored by Barclays and supported by leading organisations including AON, Bloomberg, Cancer Research UK (Women of Influence), The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Executive and Personal Assistants Association, EY, Keir, Lloyd’s, ISS, Morgan Stanley, Newton Investment Management, Oliver Wyman in partnership with UN Women National Committee UK, PA Consulting, PedalSure, PwC, Reed Smith, Societe Generale, Twenty Recruitment, Virgin Media Business and Worldpay.

The nominations process opens ‪on 01 February 2016 for all categories and will take place online at risingstars.wearethecity.com. A shortlist of 10 women from each industry category chosen by an esteemed panel of judges will be published towards the end of April. The shortlist will then be open to a public vote.

Final judging will take place throughout May when our judges will choose the final 10 winners from each of the 10 categories. The results of the public vote will also be factored into the final scores. The top 10 rising stars will be announced in June and all winners, sponsors and supporters will be invited to attend a prestigious evening reception at Barclays in London to celebrate and collect their awards.

Categories – Rising Stars in:
Banking, sponsored by Societe Generale Charity, sponsored by Cancer Research UK, Women of Influence
Consultancy, sponsored by EY Defence, sponsored by PA Consulting
Diversity, sponsored by AON EA/PA, sponsored by EPAA (Executive and Personal Assistant Association)
Education & Academia, sponsored by University of Chicago Booth School of Business Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Virgin Media Business
Facilities Management, sponsored by ISS HR & Recruitment, sponsored by Twenty Recruitment
Insurance, sponsored by Lloyd’s Investment Management, sponsored by Newton Investment Management
Law, The Lynne Freeman Award, sponsored by Reed Smith Media & Journalism, sponsored by Bloomberg
Oil & Gas, sponsored by PwC Property Services, sponsored by Kier
Public Sector, sponsored by Socitm Advisory  Sales, sponsored by WorldPay
Sport, sponsored by PedalSure Technology, sponsored by Morgan Stanley
Rising Star Champions, sponsored by Oliver Wyman in partnership with UN Women National Committee UK
Criteria for entries
  • Open to all women regardless of age
  • Nominees must be below senior/middle management
  • Nominees must be working within the industry of the category they are nominated for
  • Nominees must be working in the UK or Northern Ireland
  • Individuals can nominate themselves
How we define a rising star
  • Someone who is a champion of women in their business or sector
  • Someone who strives to achieve success and results
  • Someone who gives back or inspires others
  • Someone who is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry
The Process
  • ‪01 February: Nominations open for all categories
  • ‪25 March: Nominations close for all categories
  • 25 March: Additional information deadline
  • ‪25 April: Top 10 shortlist from each category announced/public voting opens for all shortlisted nominees
  • 17 May: Shortlist celebration event at Bloomberg
  • ‪27 May: Public voting closes for all shortlisted nominees
  • ‪06 June: Top 5 Rising Stars for each category announced
  • ‪30 June: Top 100 Rising Stars drinks reception and awards for winners, guests and sponsors at Barclays
Nominations are now open

For all enquires please visit, risingstars.wearethecity.com

Or email risingstars@wearethecity.com


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