Rise Construction Framework receives the King’s Award for Enterprise.

Liverpool business and MWOTY sponsor Rise Construction Framework has been honoured with a King’s Award for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity through social mobility. Rise Construction Framework is one of 252 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise. Announced today (Monday 6 May). Rise Construction Framework has been recognised for its […]

Merseyside Women of the Year 2024 Finalists Revealed

The finalists for the Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2024 have been revealed and the public has been invited to vote for their overall ‘Woman of the Year’. The 20 finalists have been recognised for their work supporting and improving the lives of people in Merseyside and beyond, through business leadership, voluntary work, activism, […]

MWOTY 2023 winner wins Rose Paterson Community Sportswoman Award

Merseyside Woman of the Year 2023, Heather Evans, received a further accolade at Aintree Races earlier this month, when she was presented with the prestigious Rose Paterson Award Community Sportswoman Award. The award was launched by Aintree Racecourse in partnership with BBC Radio Merseyside at the 2021 Randox Grand National Festival, in memory of Aintree’s […]

MWOTY 2023 Category winner launches Music, Movement & Mindfulness sessions

Juliana Pinheiro Landim, Director of MWOTY 2023 Arts, Culture & Media category winner, Katumba, is launching a series of Music, Movement and Mindfulness sessions, aimed at busy and stressed women and gender non-conforming people. Recognising that many find themselves stressed, drained and disconnected from their authentic self, the sessions are designed to allow attendees to […]

The Collaborative Network Launches

A pioneering community support and signposting service tailored for the LGBT+ community, which was established following the death of MWOTY friend and supporter Drew Cockton, has officially launched, supported by National Lottery Funding. Founded by Josef Hollywood, a radio presenter at Capital FM and the founder of the successful media agency Ocular Media, along with […]

Autism and Communities: A Chat with Lynsay Armbruster

World Autism Acceptance Week (2 – 8 April) took place earlier this month and we saw no better time to catch up with MWOTY 2022 Community Change finalist, Lynsay Armbruster.  Lynsay is a Detective Chief Inspector working within Merseyside Police for the last 19 years. She has supported the force around autism and wider neurodiversity […]

#kNOwKnifeCrime marathon challenge raises £23,000

A mammoth challenge to generate funds for #kNOwKnifeCrime to buy bleed control kits and cabinets for schools has raised an enormous £23,000 and educated 35,000 students on the dangers of knife crime. A few days ahead of the TCS London Marathon 1,680 children from across Sefton took part in a 2.6 mile mini marathon and […]

YOU TELL US: MWOTY Impact Questionnaire 2024

The Merseyside Women of the Year (MWOTY) awards is committed to helping all women in Merseyside in the Liverpool City Region to shine, and providing a platform where they can be seen, heard and found. We have joined forces with Honey & Morgan to explore and evidence our impact and would like to invite you to tell us […]

Former MWOTY Returns as Category Sponsor

Ten years on from being named Merseyside Woman of the Year 2014, Sara Lawton, Director of Rise Construction Framework, has marked the occasion by joining the awards as category sponsor. Sara was recognised at the 2014 for her work across communities. This included devising and delivering a range of frontline services, mentoring young women at risk, […]

dearbump Launches Validation Study

MWOTY 2023 Entrepreneur award winner, Emma Jarvis, is looking for organisations with 5-10 pregnant employees to take part in a study in partnership with NHS Innovation Agency and LJMU. The real world validation study aims to measure the impact of dearbump’s digital wellbeing service on the mental health of new and expecting parents. By signing, […]