Sophie Christiansen recognized in Women of the Future Awards

Sophie Christiansen recognized in Women of the Future Awards

On Wednesday 28th October, hundreds of men and women came together to celebrate Women of the Future, and hear who won the 2015 Awards. The Awards recognise women under 35 who are making waves across their sector, and winners included construction specialists, poverty campaigners and Paralympic athletes.


Winner of the Sport category this year is Sophie Christiansen, an equestrian Paralympic Athlete for Team GB. Sophie was born with quadriplegic Cerebral palsy, profoundly disabled she first rode at six years old and is now one of Team GB's most successful medal-winning athletes. About to contest Team GB's gold medal place at the European dressage championships she is hoping to get to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics.


The full list of winners can be found below:


The Women of the Future 2015 winners are:

  • Arts and Culture: Hannah Kendall, Composer
  • Business: Lisa Neale, General Manager, Voice & Multimedia Service Operations, BT Group
  • Community Spirits: Jackie Scully, Group Account Director, Think
  • Entrepreneurship: Gemma Richards, Director, SA Flyers
  • MBA Star: Priyanka Agarwal, Founder, Vritti Learning & Research
  • Media: Jack Monroe, Writer & Campaigner, Jack Monroe
  • Professional: Victoria Price, Partner, EY
    • Real  Estate,  Infrastructure  and  Construction:  Hannah  Feddon,  Associate  Director, Faithful + Gould
  • Science: Tessa Baker, Postdoctoral Fellow at All Souls, University of Oxford
  • Sport: Sophie Christiansen, Paralympic Athlete, Team GB
    • Technology  and  Digital:  Dr.  Laura  Toogood,  Managing  Director  of  Private  Clients, Digitalis Reputation
  • Young Star: Phoebe Gormley, Managing Director, Gormley & Gamble