Monday, 23 March 2009

Creative Women of Achievement

The creative sector had various successes at the Leicestershire Women of Achievement Awards which took place on Friday night (20 March) at the Walkers Stadium: Ellen Bianchini, founder & Director of The Spark Children’s Arts Festival, won overall Woman of the Year. Sarah Cressall won Business Woman of the Year. Sarah set up The Creation Station . The business runs creative sessions for parents and their children in community centres, village halls and the like. It now has franchises around the country as well as in Leicester/shire. Julia Damassa, founder of Storyshapes Ltd was a finalist for Rural Business Woman of the Year. Storyshapes are a resource which help children to tell and record their own stories. . Pleased to add that Sarah and Julia were nominated by Creative Leicestershire and are past Bursary winners.

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