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Finalists Announced for the 2017 Matheson WMB Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Matheson is delighted to support the Women Mean Business (WMB) Conference and Awards 2017. Dedicated to highlighting the work of both Irish and international businesswomen and female entrepreneurs, the awards honour some of Ireland’s most inspiring female business leaders and role models.
This year Matheson is sponsoring the WMB Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which will be presented at a ceremony in Dublin on 2 October. Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald will open the event, and the keynote speaker is Sinéad McSweeney, VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA and MD Twitter Ireland.
Welcoming the announcement of this year’s finalists, Liz Grace, Partner at Matheson and recently appointed WMB Ambassador for Gender Diversity 2017, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the finalists in this year’s WMB awards, and especially those within the entrepreneur category, on what is a fantastic achievement.
My colleague Tara Doyle, and her fellow judges, will have a tough task in picking a winner. In keeping with our firm values of diversity and entrepreneurship, Matheson is delighted to be supporting and celebrating Irish female entrepreneurs.”
The finalists for the 2017 WMB Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award are:
- Sinead Doherty, Founder & CEO, Fenero
- Ciara Donlon, Founder & CEO, THEYA Healthcare
- Sinead Fitzmaurice, Co-founder, TransferMate
- Geraldine Gibson, Founder & CEO, AQMetrics
- Aoife Lawler & Niamh Sherwin Barry, Co-founders, The Irish Fairy Door Company
- Charlotte Temple, Retail & Design Director, Magee 1866
View the full list of finalists on the Women Mean Business website.