Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Welsh Woman of the Year 2005

Entries are being invited for the Western Mail Welsh Woman of the Year 2005 awards. These awards have been running for 11 years and seek to promote the role women have in the workplace and in every sector of Welsh society. The awards are open to every woman living and working in Wales regardless of age, profession or ethnic group. Nominations close no later than 21st September (some categories have earlier deadlines), and winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Cardiff International Arena on 25th November 2005. The Welsh Woman of the Year Awards have attracted a number of big name sponsors, including these category sponsors: EWLa; Welsh Development Agency; Welsh Assembly Government; GE Transportation Aircraft Engine Services Wales, UWIC; University of Glamorgan; Jennifer Griffiths Recruitment and Training; RDM; and Daniels Smalley Partnership. Other sponsors and supporters include Cardiff Council, Young Enterprise Wales, Professional Recruitment Wales and Gwent Business Women's Network. The categories for awards are: Woman in Arts and Media; Small Business Owner; Management Achievement: Most Effective Returner to the Workplace; Woman in the Community; Woman As Educator; Young Enterprise Wales; Woman As Entrepreneur; Women in Science and Technology; and the Western Mail Val Field Award. For further details and information on how to nominate, visit the website at www.welshwoman.co.uk.