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, […]

Wealth & investment firm to support MWOTY 2024

Nominations for the Merseyside Women of the Year awards have opened for 2024, with Investec Wealth & Investment (UK), part of the Rathbones Group Plc, being revealed as new category sponsor for the ‘Entrepreneur’ award. The wealth management firm manages over £40bn assets for its clients. It has an office in Liverpool, with roots in the city […]

FPC returns as MWOTY headline sponsor for 2024

Ainsdale-based independent financial planning and investment management firm, FPC, has announced that it will return as headline sponsor for the Merseyside Women of the Year (MWOTY) Awards 2024. The women-led business stepped up as the headline sponsor for the 2023 event after five years as category sponsor and has supported this year’s winners – Heather […]

Community Foundation for Merseyside supports BlackFest 2023

Category sponsor and charity partner of the 2023 Merseyside Women of the Year Awards, the Community Foundation for Merseyside, were delighted to support BlackFest, a Black arts festival founded in 2018 by MWOTY 2022 Woman of the Year, Jubeda Khatun. The organisation sponsored both BlackFest’s fashion show and its 2023 celebration event at Sefton Park […]

Team 1C Ball Raises £25K

The Team 1C Stars and Stripes Ball, which took place on Saturday 30th September, has raised £25,000 for a range of incredible charities. The beneficiaries of the funds are Whiston & St Helen’s Hospital Charity, Ronald McDonald House Liverpool, Liverpool Women’s Hospital Charity and Smiling Hearts Charity, who will be doing heart surgery camp in […]

Fully-Funded Wellbeing Programme with The Worry Wizard

Do you know a primary school in Merseyside who would like to receive a FULLY FUNDED evidence-based Wellbeing programme? The Blue Sky Foundation, with support from the Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside, are offering The Worry Wizard’s  ‘Introducing Wellbeing’ programme to primary schools across the region. ‘Introducing Wellbeing’ is a low input, high impact […]

MWOTY Awards 2023 Winners Revealed

Heather Evans and June Russell, founders of the Halle O’Brien CIC have been jointly crowned Merseyside Woman of the Year 2023. Heather set up the Halle O’Brien CIC in 2020, in memory of her beautiful daughter Halle, who tragically passed away in 2019 at the age of 19, after contracting a rare form of meningitis. […]

Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2023 Finalists Revealed

The finalists for this year’s the Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2023 have been revealed and the public has been invited to vote for their overall ‘Woman of the Year’. All the women have been recognised for their work supporting and improving the lives of people in Merseyside and beyond, through their businesses, voluntary […]

Women’s Fund Update

As we begin our preparations for the Merseyside Women of the Year Awards 2023, we caught up with category sponsor and our partner in the Merseyside Women’s Fund, Community Foundation for Merseyside, for an update on how monies raised at the 2022 awards will be used. The vision of the Merseyside Women’s Fund is to […]