Women & Diversity in Channel Awards 2023 - SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to all those who made the shortlist!

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Women and Diversity in Channel Awards 2022
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Women and Diversity in Channel Awards 2022

CRN is delighted to unveil the shortlist for the Women & Diversity in Channel Awards, which will take place at The Brewery on 13 October.

Find out more about the awards here.

Shortlisted entries will now be put before a panel of external judges made up of industry luminaries who will decide the ultimate winners.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted!

Company Categories

Best Diversity Recruitment Initiative of the Year - New for 2023

Cisco

Fujitsu Platform Business

Jargon PR

Redstor

TD SYNNEX

Cultural Inclusion Company of the Year

Computacenter

Exertis

Fujitsu Platform Business

HP inc

Redstor

Softcat plc

TD SYNNEX

Gender Parity Award

Computacenter

Exertis

Fujitsu Platform Business

Hable

Jargon PR

TD SYNNEX

Health and Wellbeing Recognition Award

Exertis

Fujitsu Platform Business

Jargon PR

OryxAlign

Redstor

TD SYNNEX

LGBTQ+ Champion Award

Exertis

Fujitsu Platform Business

HP Inc

Softcat plc

TD SYNNEX

Individual Categories

CRN Woman of the Year 2023

Alison Nixon, TD SYNNEX

Amanda Walker, Westcon Comstor

Anushka Davies, Softcat plc

Charlie Harris, Microsoft

Clare Parry-Jones, Computacenter UK Ltd

Fernanda Catarino, Fujitsu

Heidi Liu, VMware

Karen McLaughlin, Insight

Liz Greenwood, Exertis UK

Lyndsey Rathor, Exertis

Melissa Rambridge, Sweethaven

Michelle Htun-Kay, Codestone

Sara Wilkes, SCC Plc

Vicki ONeill-King, Sapphire systems

Zoe Boreham, Redstor

Diversity Champion of the Year

Alexandra Lloyd-Edwards, Trustwave

Alison Say, IBM

Bamidele Farinre, NHS

Bernadette Wilson, ResourceiT

Bridget Woods, Aspectus Group

Christina Orr, Lenovo Ltd

Donavan Hutchinson, Trustmarque

Elinor Honigstein, LinkedIn

Flannery Devine Gibbons, CDW UK

Jack Hinchliffe, HP Inc

Lucie Hutchison, Pax8

Maya Purkayastha, Computacenter

Rachel Clay, Softcat plc

Sadaf Mozaffarian, Microsoft

Vicki Oneill-King, Sapphire systems

Entrepreneur of the Year

Heather Kerr, HP Inc

Kat Mason, Telefonica Tech

Natalie Seymour, TD Synnex

Nichola Vaughan, Distology Ltd

Vicky Critchley, Pax8

Executive Mentor of the Year

Deborah Jones, The Queen Elizabeth II Centre

Gillian Holloway, Insight Direct (UK) Ltd

Helen Croft, Computacenter

Helen Hawthorn, Zoom

Penelope Bridger, Bytes

Phillipa Winter, SOFTCAT PLC

Sarah Rolls, CyberCrowd Ltd

Sian Lavin, Computacenter PLC

Sumi Shukla, Riverbed Technology

Vicki ONeill-King, Sapphire systems

Graduate/Apprentice of the Year - Reseller/Solution Provider

Alice Hall, Crayon UK

Dilara Kose, Computacenter

Eden Tucker, Ingram Micro

Frankie Perren Smart, Softcat

Frankie Spooner, Telefónica Tech

Hannah Hodnett, HP Inc

Jemma Mason, Softcat

Jenna Burke, Telefonica Tech UK&I

Lea Kovacevic, Computacenter

Liberty Pengelly, XMA Ltd

Malachi Nelson, XMA Ltd

Phoebe Daltrey, SystemActive

Manager of the Year - Reseller/Solution Provider

Amie Mulderrig, Insight (Enterprises)

Angela Millen, OryxAlign

Caroline Lewis, Tiger

Emily Riddles, CAE Technology Services

Jessica Pemberton, Softcat PLC

Judith Lillis, Trustmarque Solutions Ltd

Kelly Dobson, SHI Corporation UK Limited

Lisa Marstin, Sapphire Systems

Maria Amin, Pax8

Michelle Would, SCC

Nicole Hill, Grey Matter

Penelope Bridger, Bytes

Sian Connolly, XMA

Sian Lavin, Computacenter PLC

Tracy Stanning, Telefónica Tech UK&I

Manager of the Year - Vendor/Distributor

Alexandra Neary, Braze

Casey Phillips, TD SYNNEX

Emily Fallon, GoRefCo LLP

Katherine Sant, Adobe

Lisa Ergun, Lenovo UKI

Lorna Brindley, ArtSystems Ltd

Luisa Shipton, NetApp

Mandy Pooley, Westcoast Ltd

Michelle Burvill, TD SYNNEX

Miranda Jones, TD SYNNEX

Nicola Corbett, TD Synnex

Rupinder Bhamra, Westcon-Comstor

Tina Leecy, Exertis UK Ltd

Marketing Employee of the Year - Reseller/Solution Provider

Alanna Bestwick, Grey Matter

Daisy Mossop, Softcat plc

Gabrielle Alvear, Grey Matter

Katerina Misuta, Corero Network Security

Katherine Murphy, Trustmarque

Katie Sloan, Core Technology Systems

Louise Mahrra, CAE Technology Services Ltd

Marie devlin, Network Group

Nida Ashraf Ali, Trustmarque

Rachel Moon, Computacenter

Rebecca Court Incremental Group

Marketing Employee of the Year - Vendor/Distributor

Anita Bharath, intY

Deborah Pilling, TD SYNNEX

Emma Lewis, Arrow ECS

Helen Wells, HP

Hetty Roach, Exertis

Kate Danks, Mimecast

Keely Moseley, Pure Storage

Lakhvinder Kaur, Adobe

Nic Le Cornu, Fujitsu Platform Business

Ona Elezaj, Westcoast Cloud

Rowena Case, Nutanix

Samantha Strachan, NetApp

Sarah Hoar, VMware

Yolanda Kloppers, Pax8

Mental Health Champion of the Year

Akida Oualah, Computacenter

Alice Munt, TD SYNNEX UK Limited

Angela Saville, Softcat PLC

Daisy Shayler, Bytes Software Services

Hannah Kingston, Westcoast Ltd

Heather Dunsmore, boxxe

Jade Dimech, Insight Technology UK Ltd (Insight Enterprises)

Jody Stockford, HP

Kinga Smith, Exertis Uk

Lillian Ayala, The Fusebox

Mandy Tregenna, SCC Plc (Specialist Computer Centres Plc)

Serena June Horgan, Grey Matter

Somayeh Rahimi, Computacenter

Zoe Dronfield, Trustmarque

Outstanding Returner Award

Amy Brown, Pax8 UK Ltd

Andrea Gerard, Westcoast Limited

Annie Glennie, Charterhouse Group

Catherine Robertson, VMware

Charlott Whitehead, Computacenter

Elisha Kirkham, Softcat Plc

Hannah Klymkiw, Computacenter

Harriet Mumford, Exertis UK Ltd

Hayley Smith, Computacenter Limited

Kiran Patel, Sapphire Systems

Louise Ashley, CDW Ltd.

Lucy Sharman, Core Technology Systems

Neelam Parmar, ITS TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD

Nikita Blythe, HP Inc

Robyn Eames, Adobe

Rising Star Award - Reseller/Solution Provider

Charlotte Bunker, Bytes Software Services

Cheryl Stephenson, SCC

Chloe Phillips, CDW UK

Gabriella Iannelli, Computacenter

Gabrielle Alvear, Grey Matter

Hannah Mc Crory, Options Technology

Hayley Doyle, CDW

Jasmine Cottrell, Braze

Jenni Fuller, Options

Kate Bentley, Logicalis UK

Laura McLaughlin, Insight

Lauren Hitchens, ROC Technologies

Liadh Troy, Computacenter Ltd

Maria Spindlow, SHI UK Corporation Limited

Tamla Dick, Epaton Ltd

Rising Star Award - Vendor/Distributor

Adele Quinn, Redstor

Alix Clements, TD SYNNEX

Amy Lishman, Fujitsu

Anbreen Ali, Exertis Uk Ltd

Ashton Anderson, Agilitas I.T Solutions

Catherine Clayton, Mimecast

Demi James, HP Inc

Eden Tucker, Ingram Micro

Fiona Harwood, Rapid7

Hannah Hodnett, HP Inc

Hannah Smith, Lenovo

Iulia Gibson-Sutru, Fujitsu

Molly Garner, Exertis UK ltd

Tess Garner, Tenable

Victoria Cracknell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Role Model of the Year - Reseller/ Solution Provider

Angela Millen, OryxAlign

Gillian Holloway, Insight Direct (UK) Ltd

Katie Sloan, Core Technology Systems

Lakshmi Raman, Sapphire Systems Ltd

Lisa Gamble-Smith, Computacenter UK

Megan Land, SCC

Mhairi Hannah, Softcat PLC

Nicole Hill, Grey Matter

Paulette Watson, Academy Achievers

Penelope Bridger, Bytes

Rachel Grant, Computacenter

Rosie Harris, SCC

Sharon Stevenson, Sapphire Systems Ltd

Tamsin Nicola Ashmore, Ultima Business Solutions

Role Model of the Year - Vendor/Distributor

Amy Lishman, Fujitsu

Caroline Ward, GoRefCo LLP

Emma Westland, RingCentral

Hannah Mandaza, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Helen Watson, Zoom

Helenna Mannila, Westcoast Cloud

Kate Steele, Lenovo Global Technology UK Ltd

Kateryna Naumenko, Redstor

Kim Lonas, Exertis

Lara Sweet, Mimecast

Namrata Kiri, HP inc

Sharraine Warman, TDSYNNEX

Tamar Brooks, VMware

Violetta Yordanova, Meta

Sales Employee of the Year - Reseller/Solution Provider

Abby Pope, Insight Direct

Angelique Benard, Insight Direct Uk

Bernadette Wilson, ResourceiT

Chloe Parker, Computacenter

Emily Palmer, Softcat PLC

Frankie Spooner, Telefónica Tech

Hannah Newman, Core Technology Systems (U.K.) Limited

Holly O'Brien, Computacenter (UK) Ltd

Iona Simaku, Softcat plc

Jane Emerson, Logicalis

Sarah Kennedy, Telefónica Tech UK&I

Tarah Mason, boxxe Ltd

Sales Employee of the Year - Vendor/Distributor

Alice Keefe, Logitech

Ashlyn Hicks, Lenovo

Candy Keen, Westcoast Cloud

Charlotte Brindle, EPOS Audio

Demi James, HP Inc

Emma Howard, TD SYNNEX

Emma Westland, RingCentral

Faye Langford, Westcoast Cloud

Jennifer Bredin, Lenovo

Kelly Nickless, Lenovo

Kirsty Bennett, Fujitsu

Miranda Laurens, Td Synnex UK Limited

Nikita Blythe, HP Inc

Olivia Viney, Palo Alto Networks

Rachel Thompson, Mimecast Services Ltd.

Technical Employee of the Year

Ashleigh Baker, Softcat

Catherine Breese, SHI

Daniela Quanbrough, Computacenter

Donna Hall, TD Synnex

Heather Mayhew-Wilson, ResourceiT Consulting Ltd

Helenna Mannila, Westcoast Cloud

Jacqui Greenland, Insight Enterprises

Jessica Mowatt, 8x8

Junice Dalumpines, Wanstor Ltd

Karen Medhat, IBM

Katrina Ashley, Computacenter Plc

Kelly Barrington, Oryxalign

Lauren Brown, Softcat Plc

Rahel Admasu, Redstor

Unsung Hero - Reseller/Solution Provider

Cara Burns, Telefónica Tech UK&I

Maya Purkayastha, Computacenter

Gemma Snell, Softcat plc

Renée Ramsay-Nicol, Computacenter

Heather Mayhew-Wilson, ResourceiT Consulting Ltd

Ambica Chouhan, SCC

Rachael Lomax, Insight Direct UK Ltd

Mykaila Wilson, boxxe

Yvette Ackerman, Computacenter

Harriet Forrest, Fortay Connect

Unsung Hero - Vendor/Distributor

Alexandra Neary, Braze

Annette Cunningham, TD SYNNEX

Claire Hughes, Arrow ECS

Clare Williams, Exertis (UK)

Elmari Toerien, Westcoast Ltd

Heather Kerr, HP Inc

Kate Greenaway, Kaseya

Kateryna Naumenko, Redstor

Mandy Pooley, Westcoast Ltd

Nandini Dhorajia, HP Inc.

Robyn Eames, Adobe

Sarah Croxford, Microsoft

Sinead Hammond, RUCKUS Networks

Sue Gardner, Arrow

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