(July 3, 2017) Transformify, a WEConnect International certified women-owned business, won a prestigious First Women Award at the glittering ceremony that recently took place in London.
The CEO of Transformify, Lilia Stoyanov, took home the First Women Disruptor of the Year Award after impressing the esteemed panel of judges.
Created by Real Business and supported by the CBI, the First Women Awards continues to be a distinguished programme that inspires the next generation, fuels entrepreneurial passion and galvanises women to be a force for change. The event was hosted by comedian Lucy Porter, a regular face and voice on TV and radio panel shows.
Since its launch in 2005, the awards have lead the way in recognising and celebrating the many achievements of exceptional women, with past winners including Claire Balding, Ruby McGregor-Smith and Baroness Grey-Thompson.
The 2017 event, held at the Hilton Bankside in London, received nominations from over 600 women from across the UK, making 2017 a record year.
Amy Carroll, Events Director of the First Women Awards said: “Congratulations to all of our finalists who are leading the way in their respective fields while inspiring the next generation. On behalf of First Women, we would like to thank all of those who entered the awards this year!”
Speaking in support of the First Women Awards, Henrietta Jowitt, CBI Deputy Director-General, said: “Once again, the CBI is delighted to support the First Women Awards. Whether a finalist, a winner, a judge, a sponsor or a guest: telling the stories of fantastic women leaders in our society is critical if we are to do even more to help other capable women progress from entry-level to senior management positions. Many congratulations to all those who have won and will continue to inspire the next generation of award winners.”