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Women 1st reveals Shine Awards shortlist

07 May 2013 by
Women 1st reveals Shine Awards shortlist

Women 1st has announced the shortlist for the Women 1st Shine Awards 2013.

The awards, founded by sector skills council People 1st, recognise outstanding female and diversity achievement in the hospitality and tourism industries.

The winners will be announced on 19 June 2013 at the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in central London, following the second annual Women 1st Conference.

The shortlist for individual award recognition is:

Woman of the Year

•Julie Moore - managing director, Green Gourmet
•Michele Moore - Head of people development, Elior UK
•Margot Slattery - managing director Ireland and Northern Ireland, Sodexo
•Carrie Wicks - operations director, Firmdale Hotels

Lifetime Achievement (sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions UK and Ireland)

•Jenny Body OBE - president-elect, Royal Aeronautical Society
•Elena Salvoni - retired, Little Italy Soho
•Julia Sibley - chief executive, Savoy Educational Trust
•Sara Jayne Stanes OBE - director, Academy of Culinary Arts
•Gill Tynan - general manager, service operations, Go-Ahead London

Rising Star (sponsored by McDonald's)

•Babs Coombes - Black Country area manager, Centro
•Charlie Cousens - hotel manager, Strattons Hotel
•Emma Cooper - finance and marketing director, the Ambrette
•Laura Davis - sales manager, Smart Hospitality
•Rachel Phillips - HR director, Marriott Hotels

Stepping Up

•Laura Garton - learning and development director worldwide, Orient-Express
•Sarah Jones - head of customer services, Centro
•Katy Maddison - interim commercial and finance director, Sodexo Cyprus
•Sarah Prentice - business development manager, Bartlett Mitchell
•Sarah Swaysland - marketing manager, Be At One Cocktail Bars

Outstanding Entrepreneur

•Cleopatra Browne - managing director, Celtic Coast Coasteering
•Ciara Crossan - CEO, WeddingDates UK
•Carolyn Pearson - CEO, Maiden Voyage.com

Mentor of the Year

•Liz Chandler - director of corporate development, Merseytravel
•Debrah Dhugga - general manager, Dukes St. James London
•Lin Dickens - marketing director, Bartlett Mitchell
•Tracey Rogers - managing director, Unilever Food Solutions UK and Ireland

The shortlist for company award recognition is as follows:

Small Business

•Dukes St. James London
•Farm Stay UK
•Green Gourmet
•Purple Cubed

Large Business

•Addison Lee
•Bourne Leisure
•McDonald's Restaurants

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