WE Awards

London, England United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 26, 2011 -- WE AWARDS - The awards ceremony which recognises and celebrates influential women in business in the london area.

Leading UK based African businesswomen to be honoured at the WE Awards 2011

The 2nd Annual WE awards ceremony which will honour high achieving women of African descent takes place in November 2011 in the capital.

The GL WE [Women in Enterprise] Awards, will recognise ten exceptional women in journalism, public relations, recruitment, television, fashion and social development who have transformed their ideas into successful businesses, on 26th November at the Crowne Plaza in Blackfrairs, London.

The WE Awards event is organized by the Ghanaian Londoners (GL) Network, a popular black professionals networking group set up in 2009 by social entrepreneur Adwoa Agyemang. It's GL's women empowerment initiative and she felt it was necessary to acknowledge businesswomen in the UK.

"I have been inspired by the bold and spirited women who I've come across and are making waves in their respective fields. The evening has been put together to recognise women's achievements and inspire others - men and women, old and young - to embrace entrepreneurship. I want to promote and acknowledge those, in this case women, who are dedicated to economic growth and community development. " she says.

The event which honours will also celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week and will provide an opportunity for professionals & entrepreneurs to network.

Nominations are currently being received and all the shortlisted nominees will be announced shortly. You can nominate yourself or an outstanding woman who deserves recognition via http://www.weawards.co.uk/nominating Deadline for Nomination is Wednesday 27th October 2011.

The GL Network, has successfully organized a range of networking activities across London that give its members a chance to mingle and discuss business and career opportunities in a relaxed environment.

Tickets for the WE awards evening cost £30 for standard and £45 for VIP each and can be purchased from http://weawards2011.eventbrite.com or http://www.weawards.co.uk

For more details, a full awards list or to reserve a press ticket for the event, contact Funmi on info@weawards.co.uk or 07949 792 527.

Notes for Editors

• The 2na Annual WE Awards and has been set up by social entrepreneur Adwoa Agyemang, who is the founder of Ghanaian Londoners Network and a fellow of the School for Social Enterprise (SSE).

The awards take place on 26th November 2011 at Crowne Plaza, 19 New Bridge Street , EC4V 6DB London

• There will be exhibiting space for small businesses wishing to market their goods and services.

• The Ghanaian Londoners (GL) Network is a social enterprise organisation which aims to unlock the potential of individuals with a core focus on enterprise, women empowerment and Youth development. GL also operates as networking organization with members are made up of Ghanaian and non- Ghanaian professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners, undergraduates and with an interest in Ghana. Find out more about GL: http://www.facebook.com/ghlondoners.

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