Awards for Wandsworth’s outstanding female business stars  

Published: Monday, April 3, 2023

The winners have been announced of this year’s Wandsworth Enterprising Women’s Awards, spotlighting the borough’s best female-led businesses.

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The winners and runners up

The results were announced at Women’s Enterprise Day on March 29 attended by more than 100 people.

This annual event is a chance for local women in business to network, take part in workshops and hear motivational discussions, talks and interviews. It was organised by the council’s business support team and held at Putney Rowing Club.

The winners of the Wandsworth Enterprising Women’s Award are:

Entrepreneur of the Year

Best Green Business

Made in Wandsworth

Best Social Enterprise

Rising Star

  • Winner - Ahana Banerjee from Clearapp
  • Runner up - Kemilia-Jean Ogunmuyiwa from Mud Café
  • Highly commended - Begum and Bike Ayaskan from Aerseeds

The High Street Hero award (voted by the public)

Kemi Akinola, deputy council leader, attended the event and congratulated the winners. She said: "It was such a pleasure to meet all these fantastic women and well done to all the deserved winners. The event provided much needed space for business women to network, inspire each other and enjoy a fabulous lunch. I encourage everyone to nominate a deserving local business woman next year.

“We know the challenges faced by women in business and we want to help all of you succeed. Get in touch, tell us what you need and let’s create a strong, prosperous and supportive Wandsworth business community.”

Visit the Wandsworth Enterprise Hub for more information about support for Wandsworth businesses.

Kemi Akinola (second from left) with the speakers and attendees