Cultural ‘women to watch’ sought

The Cultural Leadership Programme is seeking nominations to its new Women to Watch list, which will celebrate the achievements of women in the creative and cultural industries.

Company directors and senior independent consultants are being urged to nominate women who have made an impact on creative sectors, including design.

The full list, selected by judges including broadcaster Jenni Murray, will be announced in March – to coincide with International Women’s Day.

The deadline for entries is 29 January, and nominations can be completed online at

Hilary Carty, director of the CLP, says, ‘We firmly believe that an important part of the drive to tackle under-representation is to recognise and celebrate good practice and, crucially, to support and encourage emerging and mid-career women leaders in the sector.’

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