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2023 Baton Winners, Highly Commended & Finalists

Political Figure Award 2023

Asher Craig 

Winner

Sheila Sobrany

Finalist

Jennifer Murray

Finalist

Lord Hastings, Integrity Award 2023

Reena Anand 

Winner

Maria Morgan

Finalist

Michelle Raymond

Finalist / Highly commended

Creative Industry of The Year 2023

Dawinder Bansal 

Winner

Joy Coker

Finalist

Kiara Ramklass

Finalist

Sports Woman of The Year 2023

Shivani Laddha 

Winner

Caroline Dubois

Finalist

Sonia Randev

Finalist

STEM Trailblazer of The Year 2023

Abigail Otchere 

Winner

Paulette Watson

Finalist

Bamidele Farinre

Finalist

Excellence in Media of The Year 2023

Sophia Ufy Ukor 

Winner

Nadine White

Finalist / Highly commended

Jeanette Kwayke

Finalist

Thought Leader of The Year 2023

Cordelia Osewa-Ediae 

Winner

AmickyCarol Akiwumi MBE

Finalist

Sonal Shah

Finalist

Professional Services of The Year 2023

Nadine Dyer 

Winner

Evonne Hunt

Finalist / Highly commended

Saira Hussain

Finalist

Victoria Joseph: Services to Education of The Year 2023

Toyin Tanimowo 

Winner

Dr Roxanne Khan

Finalist

Thobekile Ncube

Finalist

Special Founder’s Award – Against All Odds of The Year 2023

Hayley Mulenda 

Winner

Eryca Freemantle

Finalist

Christine Giscombe

Finalist / Highly commended

Third Sector award 2023

Rukshana Kapasi 

Winner

Denise Johnson-Carr

Finalist

Magadalene Adenaike

Finalist

Entrepreneur of the year award 2023

Sonya Barlow 

Winner

Debra Babalola

Finalist

Sophie Marie Bennett

Finalist / Highly commended