Network Ireland Business Women of the Year Awards celebrate the excellence, professionalism, vision and leadership of our members. In Kildare, we encourage all our members to avail of this wonderful opportunity and prestigious award - benefitting both your own self development as well as promoting your brand / business.
Our 2017 Kildare Branch winners were:
Employee Category : Lee-Ann McCarthy, Kildare Village
Social Enterprise Category : Karen Leigh, Sensational Kids
Emerging New Business Category : Dr. Deirdre Kelly, Kelly Scientific
Small Business Category : Karolynn MacHale, Aria Boutique Naas
Special commendation was awarded (in the Small Business Category) to Grainne Slattery, Optiweb
We are delighted that Karen Leigh of Sensational Kids was awarded the National Businesswoman of the Year Award 2017 in the Social Enterprise Category.
In 2016, our Kildare Branch winners were:
Emerging New Business : Shirley Kavanagh-Hallion, Secret Kloset Boutique Kilcullen
Employee : Sonya Moran, Punctual Print
SME <5 employees : Ciara Mooney, Freedom Travel
SME 6-20 employees : Emma Murphy, Party Mad
In addition, Emma Murphy, PartyMad, was awarded “SME (6-20 employee’s) Business Woman of the Year” and Sonia Moran, Punctual Print, was Highly Commended in the Employee Business Woman of the Year category.
In 2015, Kildare branch winners were:
Elaine Madigan, Elaine Madigan Cashmere
Paula Egan, Comprehensive Business Services
In addition, Paula Egan won - for the second time - the national Business Woman of the Year award - a truly remarkable achievement.
In 2014, Kildare branch winners were:
Rebecca Harrisson, Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy
Lorraine Duane, Duane Learning
In 2013, Kildare branch winners were:
Natalie Collins, The Silver Restaurant, Newbridge Silverware
Alison Bough, The Mindfulness Centre
Karen Geraghty, The Osprey Hotel
In 2012, Kildare branch winners were:
Renee McGinn, Tir na nOg Creche
Edel McCabe, Naas Racecourse
Pauline Forde, Heirloom Bridal Bouquets
Our 2011 Kildare branch winners were: