Barbara Cox Award 2021

on Nov 18, 06:10 PM


Barbara Cox ‘Woman of the Year’ 2021 Award

Nominations have now closed, thanks to all who have nominated and we are pleased to announce the shortlist for this year’s Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award!


Lorna McAtear – Fleet Manager, National Grid
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Jessica Chapman – Head of New Business, LeasePlan UK
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Isobel Dando – Managing Director, Drive Pivotal – JLR Subscription Service
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Carmen Nieto – Manager, Manchester Business Centre – FCE Bank plc (Ford Credit Europe)
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Alison Moriarty – Fleet Risk Director, DRiiVE consulting Limited
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Jacqueline O’Donovan – Managing Director, O’Donovan Waste Disposal Ltd
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Lynda Ennis, Founder at Ennis and Co. LTD and part of the judging panel was inspired by the quality of the nominations and then our final shortlist.

“What really stood out for me from a shortlist perspective is the balance of the entries – I found they very well thought through, in terms of the leadership piece, and it went beyond their “business as usual status”. It went beyond the “everyday” aspects of their jobs. They accurately validated what they had done with really strong, well thought through examples, including commercials –and with this it made the entries more believable and inspirational.”

Also, they all found time in their incredibly busy lives to give back – and it wasn’t about just writing a cheque and giving a donation – it was about giving their time – and not feeling that they needed to pat themselves on the back all the time for being a “superhero”. That is the kind of inspiration that makes all the difference to me. It’s so much more real.”

We will soon be revealing more details around these inspirational leaders soon and the winner will be announced on International Women’s Day at the next Women with Drive event on March 8th 2021.

Keep an eye on our event page here for more information.