We are delighted to announce that four inspirational young women who have been involved in hosting, speaking or volunteering at our Rocking Ur Teens conferences in recent years have been nominated for a Rising Star Award 2018.
Congratulations to Remel London, Hannilee Fish, Najwa Jawahar and Sherah Beckley for making the shortlist. We are delighted that your hard work and contributions are being recognised.
Remel London is an award-winning TV and radio presenter, best known for her lead presenter slot on SKY 1’s What’s Up TV and her new weekend show on Capital XTRA. Remel has also been instrumental in inspiring hundreds of teenage girls by hosting our Rocking Ur Teens conferences for the last four years.
Hannilee Fish is an Author, Barrister and Founder of iKan Health. Her book, One Minute Miracles has led her to speaking all over the world, on Sky News and BBC Radio. It is through the tools in her book that she has been helping individuals and companies to build resilience and enhance their well-being. Hannilee spoke at our 2018 Rocking Ur Teens girls conference.
Najwa Jawahar is an award-winning Chartered structural engineer, who believes nothing is impossible. No muddy boots. No cultural or religious barriers. Despite being a woman in the male-dominated field, she initiated a graduate group and extended it to 300+ young engineers and apprentices globally in 2 years. In 2014, she was selected by the Managing Director of the company to be part of the WSP’s Taskforce Team and delivered two business initiatives including the new graduate development framework. Najwa spoke at our 2017 and 2018 Rocking Ur Teens empowerment conferences for teenage girls.
Sherah Beckley is the Sustainability Specialist for Thomson Reuters, as part of their global Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion team. She is the Editor of the Thomson Reuters Sustainability site and supports global corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts for the business. Sherah volunteered at our 2018 Rocking Ur Teens conference for girls.
We are the City’s Rising Star awards recognise the achievements of inspirational, talented women who are below Senior Management or Director level and senior leaders who support these talented women. By championing these talented women, WeAreTheCity hopes to encourage organisations and business leaders to invest in and recognise women as leaders of tomorrow.
Rocking Ur Teens is a social enterprise developed to motivate and empower early teens by creating a platform to provide them with aspiration and inspiration in relation to future goals and a career path. Our mission is to support and inspire young people to create personal and social change and in doing so, help them understand their strength and capabilities.