Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Winners announced for Red's Hot Woman Awards in association with euphoria Calvin Klein

Red magazine has announce the winners of this year’s Red’s Hot Women Awards, in association with euphoria Calvin Klein, which celebrate British women in the workplace.

This year has seen charity campaigner Katie Piper, who founded the Katie Piper Foundation, receive a ‘Women to Watch’ accolade, Caroline Lucas, the first Green MP in Britain, win the ‘Eco / Green’ Award, and Dr Janine Erler, creator of new cancer treatments, win the prestigious ‘Pioneer’ award.

The awards recognise achievements across industries from fashion to charity, and food to the internet, with winners also including Belinda Earl from Jaeger and Aquascutum for ‘Fashion’, Anne-Marie Huby and Zarine Kharas from for ‘Internet’, Lorna Clarke from Radio 2 and 6 Music for ‘Media’, Alison Lindley for the dedicated ‘Rose Gray Food Pioneer’ category, and Julia Jones, the leading female conductor and music director, for ‘Music’. The awards also saw the launch of a new category, ‘Women To Watch’, which includes Katie Piper, for her help to get burns victims the support that they need, and Justice Williams MBE, the social entrepreneur recognised for her outstanding work with young people.

Now in its second year, the awards ceremony was hosted by Red’s music editor Jo Whiley at London’s Saatchi Gallery, in recognition of British women who have shown talent, success and imagination in their fields of work. Categories include; Fashion, The Rose Gray Food Pioneer (in honour of the co-founder of the River CafĂ©), Community / Charity, Creative, Ethical / Eco, Internet, Media, Pioneer, Returners, Start up and Woman to Watch.

The judges for this year’s awards are some of Britain’s most inspiring working women, including Sarah Brown, charity campaigner, Liz Garrett, Managing Director of Coty UK, Elisabeth Murdoch, CEO & Chair of Shine Group, Karren Brady, Vice-Chair of West Ham United Football Club and Lord Sugar’s Apprentice sidekick, Natalie Massenet, Founder of Net-A-Porter, internet pioneer Martha Lane-Fox and Sam Baker, Editor-in-Chief of Red magazine.