Belu CEO, Karen Lynch wins WIE Social Enterprise Award


The Women: Inspiration and Enterprise Awards are now in their fifth year. They celebrate inspirational women from a range of fields including fashion, philanthropy and media.

Honourees included:

  • Campaign Award: Joanna Lumley OBE, Actress, Author and Activist
  • Community Award: Jenny Holloway, Founder of Fashion Capital
  • Contribution Award: Dame Zaha Hadid, Architect
  • Creative Vision Award: Charlotte Stockdale, Stylist and Creative Director
  • Education Award: Professor Frances Corner, Head of LCF
  • Enterprise Award: Natalie Massenet MBE, Executive Chairman and Founder of The Net-a-porter Group and Chairman of The British Fashion Council
  • Equality Award: Sandra Kerr, CEO Race for Equality
  • Generation Award: Poppy Noor, Activist
  • Exemplar Award: Malaika Firth, Model and Philanthropist
  • Innovation Award: Danielle Anderson, Digital Strategist
  • Inspiration Award: Baroness Gail Rebuck, Chairwoman at Random House
  • Lifetime Achievement: Irene Sinclair, Oldest Woman in the UK
  • Outstanding Achievement: Baroness Vadera, Chair of Santander UK
  • Social Enterprise Award: Karen Lynch, CEO Belu Water
  • WIE Celebrate Award: Mary Alice Malone