I am thrilled to have received an email from the DevelopHERAwards HQ to confirm I have been nominated for the Inspiration Award. I won an award from DevelopHER last year for Unsung Hero and was over the moon, a very similar feeling to this year having been nominated again.

Unfortunately I am not told who has nominated me for this award or why I have been nominated but I do know it is the Inspiration Award and as per the website, you need to nominate someone for this award that;

“Is there someone who’s come up with a really innovative project in your company? Or an idea to change the way you work. Tell us about it, nominate them.”

So, without knowing who nominates me this year (or last year for that matter), I would like to thank my nominator very much for the recommendation – to be known as someone that inspires others is a huge deal for me and that’s really something I would hope that people feel I do – so basically, I’m over the bloody moon!!!!

I have created a membership-free networking event, I volunteer at the prison, I worked with the homeless people in Peterborough on another project, I work with schools and colleges talking to students about their futures and what I do and obviously I work with my clients to help them be the best they can possibly be… but to be classed as someone that inspires others? I am still so happy about this.

Again, thank you so much to whoever nominated me – this is a huge deal for me and a real honor to be nominated for such a massive award! Fingers crossed I get as far as last year but I have to be shortlisted first so that’s my first hope… then I have to wait until November to find out if I have won. It’s going to be tough to work with my fingers crossed for that long but I will see what I can do.