This year’s precious awards was held at the Pall Mall at the Institute of Directors on the 22nd of October. The Precious Awards founded by Foluke Akinlose in 2007 honours outstanding achievements by women of colour.
Winners this year include Bianca Miller, founder of the Be Group and Jasmine Dotiwala, a director at the media Trust.
The glittery event was hosted by Jessica Huie MBE and Rashid Ogunlaru with a keynote speech by Magic FM radio presenter Angie Greaves.
See the full listof winners below-
Entrepreneur of the Year award | Gina Moffat
THE SME BUSINESS OF THE YEAR | Tweezy, Founder Sunny Choudhery
Young Entrepreneur of the Year | Bianca Miller – The founder of The Be Group
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR | Three Sisters Care
OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES | Jasmine Dotiwala _ Producer/director/broadcaster/ columnist |The Media Trust
OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY ANDMATHEMATICS (STEM) | Yewande Akinola, environmental services engineer at Arup
The PRECIOUS Leadership Award | Tessy Ojo, Chief Executive of The Diana Award
The PRECIOUS Man of the Year | Social Commentator, Patrick Vernon OBE
Best Diversity Programme | Eversheds
Best Career Progression Programme | Natasha Faith, co-founder of La Diosa