Winners at the WISE Awards ceremony.

Cambridge Social Ventures represented in WISE100 awards 2024

12 March 2024

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Six women who participated in the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation programme are among social entrepreneurs cited in WISE100.

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Six entrepreneurs who are alumna of the Cambridge Social Ventures incubator programme at Cambridge Judge Business School, part of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, have been named on the WISE100 Women in Social Enterprise Awards 2024 list.

The list was announced by social enterprise publication Pioneers Post, in partnership with NatWest Social & Community Capital. The awards “bring together powerful, purposeful women taking starring roles in ventures across the UK,” say the organisers.

Three women from Cambridge Social Ventures are shortlisted

Three nominees affiliated to Cambridge Social Ventures incubator programme have been shortlisted for awards:

  • Anne Bailey of Form the Future, which helps young people find their route through education into employment, in the Social Business Woman of the Year category. Anne was also named a winner of the Cambridge Social Innovation in 2022.
  • Molly Bevan of Impactic Volunteers, which organises skills-based volunteering workshops, for Social Business Star of the Future.
  • Sol Escobar of Give Your Best, which facilitates clothes giving to needy people including refugees, for Social Business Star of the Future.

In addition, Sarah Jordan of YOU Underwear (made of organic Fairtrade cotton) and Angie Madara of Athena FundX (AI-assisted training for women entrepreneurs) were on the longer WISE100 list, while Kate Cohen of It’s Our Planet Too (eco activity kits for children) was named to the Ones to Watch list by WISE100.