Veuve Clicquot Announces 2024 Bold Woman Award Finalists

Gathering together for an exclusive breakfast at 1 Hotel Mayfair, Sharmadean Reid hosts a panel unveiling the nominees.

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By The Stack World

29 February 2024

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LONDON — Against the backdrop of the elegant 1 Hotel Mayfair, a select gathering of industry luminaries and influencers convened for an exclusive breakfast event, hosted by Sharmadean Reid, founder of The Stack World and former Bold Future Award winner. Here, Veuve Clicquot unveiled the finalists for the 2024 Bold Woman and Bold Future Awards. The atmosphere buzzed with excitement as attendees eagerly awaited the announcement of this year's honorees, whose stories of courage and innovation captivated the audience.

Jean-Marc Gallot, President of Veuve Clicquot, hailed the finalists as trailblazers who embody the spirit of Madame Clicquot herself, declaring, "These women are rewriting the rules of entrepreneurship and setting new standards of excellence in their respective fields. Their unwavering determination and visionary leadership are an inspiration to us all."

Tracy Blackwell, the dynamic CEO of Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), Jenny Biggam, the force behind the7stars and Elaine Bedell, the visionary leader of the Southbank Centre, stood as the esteemed Bold Woman finalists, their achievements emblematic of the transformative power of female leadership in today's business landscape.

Elaine Bedell, radiating confidence from her decades long career in media and the arts, reflected on the significance of her nomination, stating, "To be recognized alongside such remarkable women is a testament to the impact of creativity and innovation in driving positive change."

Jenny Biggam, the force behind the7stars, shared insights into her journey as an entrepreneur, emphasizing the importance of resilience and adaptability in navigating today's competitive business landscape. "Success," she remarked, "is not just about achieving goals, but about embracing challenges and seizing opportunities with unwavering determination."

"To be recognized alongside such remarkable women is a testament to the impact of creativity and innovation in driving positive change."

The Bold Future Award highlighted emerging talents in entrepreneurship, with Francesca Brady, co-founder and CEO of AirRated, leading the charge in revolutionizing indoor air quality assessment. Francesca's commitment to sustainability and innovation has earned her recognition as a leader in her field, with Forbes 30 under 30 listing her among the brightest minds of her generation.

Lyndsey Simpson, founder of 55/Redefined, captivated the audience with her impassioned advocacy for age diversity and inclusion in the workforce, urging industry leaders to recognize the value of experience and wisdom in driving innovation and growth.

As the breakfast drew to a close, guests departed with a renewed sense of inspiration and purpose, reflecting on the profound impact of female leadership in shaping the future of business and innovation. The legacy of Madame Clicquot lives on in the boldness and resilience of today's trailblazing women, whose stories continue to inspire and empower us all.

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Veuve Clicquot Announces 2024 Bold Woman Award Finalists at Exclusive Breakfast in London

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