Glass Slipper Awards 2019

Once again the achievements of inspirational women across the North East will be recognised at The Chronicle Sunshine Fund’s Glass Slipper Awards 2019. Huge thanks to our headline sponsor, North. The fantastic afternoon awards ceremony will take place on Friday 22nd February 2019 at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

After some truly fantastic nominations, our judging panel had the difficult job of deciding on this years finalists. After many hours of deliberation, we are absolutely delighted to announce our..

Glass Slipper Awards 2019 Finalists! 

Outstanding Business Leader
Alison Westworth, GLL
Yvonne Ormston, NEAS
Emma Quinn, Piffy & Egg

Unsung Hero
Jane Thistlethwaite
Donna Swan
Petra Williams

Woman in the Community (people’s choice details coming soon!)
sponsored by NCJ Media 
Catherine Boland, Founders4Schools
Steph Edusei, Healthwatch
Jill Mckinney, Sunderland Software City
Louise, Oasis Community Housing

Young Achiever
sponsored by Newcastle College
Alice Holliday, FIRST
Nicola Japp, Accenture
Isabella West, Hirestreet

North East Champion

sponsored by Sunderland University
Veronica Swindale, nesma
Tracy Chandler, Emirates
Helen Golightly, NE LEP
Jennifer Hartley, Invest Newcastle

Remarkable Woman 
Sandra Beck
Kate Stanforth
Gemma Lowery

Lifetime Achievement 
sponsored by North
To be announced at the event…


Following the deadline, a panel of seven esteemed judges will shortlist our finalists for each category, and shortlisted nominees will receive a complimentary invite to the spectacular Awards Ceremony. Our judges this year include:

Nicky Thackray, Sky
Coreena Ford, NCJ Media
Andrea Gibson, Muckle
Lynn Waterman, The Hilton
Caroline Theobald, The Bridge Club
Kim Rogerson, North
Rebecca Jama, The chronicle Sunshine Fund


Click here to book tickets or call 01916913458. Tickets are £50 or you can book a table of 10 for £500. All tickets include a drinks reception and 2 course luncheon at The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead.

Sponsor a Category 

Interested in sponsoring a category at the awards? Please check out our sponsorship pack here: Glass Slipper Awards Sponsorship Proposal 2019