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Janet Street-Porter To Speak At Humber Women Of Achievement Awards

Journalist and TV presenter Janet Street-Porter is to speak at a business event in the Humber area.

The Loose Woman star will be the guest speaker at this year’s Women of Achievement Awards, which take place on November 15. Organised by Women in Business Hull, the even aims to celebrate and champion women in business, professional services and charities.

The event will be at the Mercure Grange Park Hotel in Willerby, with entries open now in 10 categories.

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Caroline Neadley, chair of Women in Business Hull, said of the announcement: “We are so pleased to welcome Janet Street-Porter as our guest speaker at this year’s Women of Achievement Awards, sponsored by Wilkin Chapman solicitors.

“She is a brilliant example of how, with drive and determination, you can achieve whatever you set your mind to. One of the few women to edit a national newspaper – The Independent on Sunday – Janet has also written seven books as well as produce numerous television series from This is Your Life to Fantasy Football League and devised award-winning series for young people. We can’t wait to hear all about her experiences and insights.

“Janet is known for her opinions on every subject and I am sure she will be an entertaining speaker at the awards.”

The event categories are:

* New Business Award

* Established Business Award

* Voluntary Award

* Apprentice/Trainee Award

* Women in STEM Award

* Lifetime of Achievement Award

* Female Entrepreneur Award

* Women Breaking Boundaries Award

* Employee of the Year Award

* Overall Women of Achievement Award

More information on the event, and on how to enter, can be found at womeninbusinesshull.co.uk.

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