Barclays Celebrates Yorkshire Women in Business

Barclays is looking for the region’s top female business talent as it launches their third Celebrating Women in Business Awards.

The awards will recognise women and businesses that have made an outstanding contribution to business in the Yorkshire and Humber region and will be officially launched on Wednesday 8th March at a networking event at Aspire, 2 Infirmary Street, Leeds.

Award categories include:

  • Woman of the Year SME Business (up to £20million turnover)
  • Woman of the Year Medium Business (turnover over £20million – £50million)
  • Woman of the Year Large Business (turnover over £50million)
  • Rising Star (Under 35 years of age)
  • Woman of the year (Professional or Not for Profit)
  • Most Supportive Business Promoting Diversity & Citizenship – Company

 Debbie Mullen, Head of Corporate Bank for Barclays Yorkshire said; “Women from all sectors across Yorkshire are securing key roles in larger companies and we want to recognise exceptional achievements for the contribution they are making. We are seeking entries from women at director level in any sector or industry and this is a fantastic opportunity to bring together business ladies from across the region to share knowledge and ideas, helping to grow the Yorkshire economy.”

Gill Marchbank, Chief Operating Officer, ResQ, is one of the guest speakers at the launch event and said: “It is essential to continue to support women in business by recognising outstanding achievement at events like these. This recognition helps women to develop new talent through support forums and networking which is absolutely invaluable in business today.”

The awards ceremony will take place at an exclusive awards lunch on Friday 23rd June at Bowcliffe Hall, Bramham, Wetherby.

Please contact for more info on the launch event or how to enter the awards.