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Nominees 2013

The 2013 Wise Women Award nominees are:

1.      WOMAN IN BUSINESS AWARD

  • Renny Adejuwon – Eden Mobile Creche, London
  • Silvano Griffith-Francis – SVG Productions, London
  • Norma Murrain – Silver Smith Jewellery, Birmingham

2.      WOMAN IN MISSIONS AWARD

  • Pearl Jarrett – The Jarrett Foundation, Bromley
  • Christie John Baptist – Support A Nation, London
  • Ruth Dickson – Heavenly Treasures Ministries, Herts

3.      EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG WOMAN’S AWARD

  • Marian Adejokun – Marian Adejokun Foundation, London
  • Shekinah Griffiths – Dynamik Lifestyles, Nottingham
  • Kiki Ashanike – Pure Hearts Foundation, London

4.      WOMAN IN MEDIA AWARD

  • Dulcie Dixon – BBC Radio Leicester
  • Sister Belinda – New Style Radio, Birmingham
  • Natalie Brown – Inspired Dreams

5.      LIFE TURNAROUND AWARD

  • Jennifer Blake – Safe N Sound Youth Project, London
  • Asi Munisi – Methodist Homes, London,
  • Sharon Thompson – Cohesive Consultancy, Birmingham

6.      WOMAN IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

  • Pastor Yvonne Brooks – New Jerusalem Apostolic Church, Birmingham
  • Bishop Donnett Thomas – Power of the Living Word International Ministries, London
  • Pastor Dionne Lamont – Bethesda Ministries, Surrey

7.      MUSIC AWARD

  • Janine Dyer – Love Life, Sheffield
  • Juliet Fletcher – Gospel Music Industry Alliance, London
  • Adelaide McKenzie – Blessed Souls, London

8.      WOMEN IN THE COMMUNITY AWARD

  • Yvonne Sinclair – Upfront Foundation, Luton
  • Juliet Coley – Gladesmore Community School, London
  • Tessy  Ojo – The Diana Award, London

9.      NAOMI AWARD (Women 60+)

  • Beryl Powell – New Testament Assembly, London
  • Mrs Rachel Coker – Jesus Saves Fellowship, London
  • Enid Jackson – Culture Dementia UK, London

The nominees in the categories below were chosen from nominations sent in by the public.

The responsibility for choosing who should make the final list of nominees in each category was decided by a panel of judges comprising of:

Charmaine Noble-McLean, Director of Content, Premier Media Group

Angela Sarkis, CBE, Charity Consultant and board member of the Youth Justice Board

Bumni Folarin, Lead Business Analyst, BP Oil International

Sharon Pennant, CEO of Council of Black Led Churches

Dionne Gravesade, Head of Church and Young People’s Relationships at Christian Aid

Diahanne Rhiney, CEO of 15 degrees and award winning business woman

The winners of each category will be announced at the Wise Women Awards ceremony taking place on March 9 at the London Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel.

Nominees and guests will enjoy a three course buffet meal, live music from African Praise artist Dayo Bello, husband and wife duo Clif n Marie & former Wise Women Award winner Lurine Cato, an inspiring talk from Dionne Gravesande and an inspiring and uplifting awards ceremony.

Leading comedienne and TV presenter Angie Le Mar will be the host.

They’ll be joined by special guests of honour Olympian Christine Uhuruogu and Shauna Muamba, the wife of ex-footballer Fabrice Muamba.