Vanessa Feltz leads judging panel to find UK’s most inspirational businesswomen

Nominations are now open for Pour Moi’s second Uplifting Women Awards, which recognise inspirational women making an impact in their community and the UK.

There are five award categories up for grabs including Extraordinary Entrepreneur for remarkable businesswomen and Inspiring Woman for successful women who inspire and mentor others.

The winner of each category will receive a £5,000 cash prize as well as £500 worth of Pour Moi retail vouchers. Twenty finalists will also receive a £500 gift voucher.

This year’s judging panel includes Vanessa Feltz, business mogul and former Dragon Sarah Willingham, TV sex and relationship therapist Charlene Douglas, disability advocate and model campaigner Sandie Roberts and Pour Moi CEO and founder Michael Thomson.  

“We had a fantastic year last year, recognising the achievements of some incredible women and highlighting their pledges and triumphs,” says Thomson. “We are proud to have established these awards that celebrate their amazing successes, accomplishments and their everyday fabulousness.”

Nominations are open until Wednesday 5 April, with the award ceremony taking place on Thursday 18 May 2023 in Central London.  

Nominate yourself or an inspirational woman here.

Award categories

Charitable Champion

Recognising an inspiring individual passionate about driving positive social change and supporting charitable causes within their community and beyond.

Extraordinary Entrepreneur

Celebrating a woman who is nothing short of remarkable after establishing a business, overcoming risks, and enjoying the rewards that come with running your own business.

Inspiring Woman

Recognising a woman who has made a success in her career and blazed her own trail. Through her own achievements, she has inspired and mentored other women to follow suit.

Young Rising Star

Celebrating a woman under 30 who is making a significant impact in her career, demonstrating ambition to build her career in any given industry.

Pour Moi Loves

Recognising an exceptional woman who has overcome obstacles and challenges and who goes above and beyond in many aspects of her life.