Here’s the official press releases about my award win! It was such a fantastic afternoon.
Ronke Lawal Wins Inspiring Leadership Award Precious Awards 2011
London, UK – Ronke Lawal, Chief Executive has won The Inspiring Leadership in the workplace at the 2011 Precious Awards held at The St Pancras Renaissance Hotel on October 27th. This prestigious awards is in its 5th year and has been hailed by business leaders and politicians alike as a superb platform, recognising the achievements of BAME women.
Ronke Lawal joined the Islington Chamber of Commerce in January 2010 and has seen the chamber through difficult times, pursuing a steady strategy of growth and development in difficult times. “Not only have I been able to change perceptions of what is possible for women in business but I have also been able to champion business in all its forms. I still run my own business in marketing and business development and am a partner in a fashion label and see leadership through example as my main motivation.” – Ronke Lawal
The PRECIOUS Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate those women of colour in business and leadership, who demonstrate exceptional determination, innovation and entrepreneurial skills and talent. “It is great to read of the impact which the Awards have had on previous winners, I am sure that their stories will help to inspire others and that the achievements of this year’s nominees will have the same effect”. David Cameron | UK Prime Minister | PRECIOUS AWARDS 2009
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