Marie Claire Future Shapers 2018
Marie Claire in partnership with Neutrogena, recognised the work of 11 game changing women, and one of those included Ocean Generation founder Daisy Kendrick.
From cyber experts and nursing trailblazers to sporting legends, Marie Claire Editor in Chief and Future Shapers judge, Trish Halpin recognised the winners, announcing: ‘finding our what has driven our winners to success and what gives them such a unique take on the world is something I’ve found truly inspiring’. Joining her on the judging panel to select the eleven extraordinary winners was the marketing director for beauty in Northern Europe at J&J, Meghan Davis, campaigner and author Gina Miller and Marie Claire columnist and TV presenter Angela Scanlon.
An interview followed by a featured spread in Marie Claire’s November issue, focused on the women of all ages and industries for inspiration, advice and skills to advance their careers, change direction or set out on their own.
The awards ceremony itself, included a healthy dose of inspiration from guests across all industries. Daisy was the youngest recipient of the Future Shaper award, presented by the incredible chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine. In Daisy’s acceptance speech, she emphasised the urgency of tackling climate change because it is the greatest threat to our generation. Encouraging the celebrity packed audience to be aware of their daily habits, ‘as the way we choose to work, eat, drink and spend our money can literally save people on this planet’.
The Marie Claire award helps bring attention to some of the biggest humanitarian challenges of our times and unites like minded individuals and influencers to open up dialogues post-ceremony to speak passionately about their work to inspire greater action.
Who are the 2018 Future Shapers?
- Anna Whitehouse– Founder of Mother Pukka and Flex Appeal campaign for flexible working
- Catherine Allen– CEO and founder of virtual reality company Limina Immersive
- Cristina Gavrilovic– Head of European Programmes for Justice and Care, which fights against modern slavery
- Christie Watson– Author of Sunday Times bestseller The Language of Kindness and registered nurse
- Daisy Kendrick– Founder of and CEO of anti-climate change non-profit organisation Ocean Generation
- Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke– Authors of the seminal Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible
- Eniola Aluko– professional footballer for Juventus FC, sport and entertainment solicitor and football pundit.
- Hannah Weiland– founder of faux-fur brand Shrimps
- Jodie Comer– BAFTA-winning actress and star of Killing Eve
- Sarah Taylor– Director of Cyber and National Security Capabilities at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.