An exceptional female founder who has displayed courage in overcoming hurdles to build her business on her own terms.

Winner

NAFISA AND SELINA BAKKAR
Co-founders of Amaliah


Nafisa and Selina Bakkar are the founders of Amaliah, a media company that amplifies the voices of Muslim women to create cultural change. Amaliah started life as a fashion site, but quickly pivoted to become the “voice of Muslim women”. With nearly 100 writers, they are reclaiming their narrative.

Nominees

CAMILLA LOWTHER
Founder of CLM Model Management


Camilla founded Camilla Lowry Management in 1984 and to date represents some of the most elite talent in the creative industry. Her huge network spans globally and she named as one of British GQ’s 100 Most Connected Women. CLM prides itself on a reputation that helps elevate its artists commercially, whilst protecting their authenticity and work.
DIJA AYODELE
Founder of Black Skin Directory


Dija is an Aesthetician and founder of the two time Aesthetic Award Winning, Black Skin Directory which launched 2 years ago. With over 10 year’s experience in understanding and treating skin health she has become a pivotal champion and advocate for providing the tools for women of colour to fully be educated on their unique skincare needs.