35 Women Under 35


Now in its 21st year, this is the country's longest-running, most prestigious list of young, female business talent, with former

winners including Martha Lane Fox, Karen Blackett, Stella McCartney, Sarah Willingham and Dido Harding.

Our mission is to shine a light on the most impressive female rising stars in British business.

Why Enter ?


Join the exclusive 35 Women Under 35 alumnae

Be part of an exclusive group of women that includes Stella McCartney, Martha Lane Fox and Karen Blackett. 

Raise your profile

Published on Management Today, this list is read by thousands of journalists, venture capitalists, angel investors, headhunters and, potentially, your next boss. Get yourself noticed.

Highlight your work

Whether you're a charity worker, corporate boss or thriving entrepreneur, this is your chance to shout about the great work you've done.

National Coverage

Our annual 35 Women Under 35 list gets nationwide media coverage. In previous years, this prestigious list has featured in the Sunday Telegraph.

Meet your peers

Connect with like-minded businesswomen on Management Today's prestigious  35 Women Under 35 list.

Role model

 Be a role model for the next generation.

Key Information


Awards ceremony: Thursday 24 June 

How to Enter

Entrants can either enter themselves or be nominated. Entering could not be simpler.

Each nomination must be submitted with no more than 500 words on why the individual

is influential and worthy of inclusion in the inaugural 35 Women Under 35, 

along with at least one recommendation from a colleague or client. 

Entrants must be aged 35 or under as of 17th June 2021


emma robertson

Chair of Judges,

ENGINE Transformation CEO, Emma Robertson, has over 25 years of experience advising emerging and global companies on how to utilise data, technology and insights to transform and future-proof their businesses. With a strong track record in delivering result-driven, customer-centred projects, Emma has worked with market leading companies including E.ON, Santander, P&O, eBay, and Tesco and led the consulting team at the heart of Argos’ digital transformation for 5 years. In addition to consultancy experience, Emma has also worked brand-side for BT, and as Head of eCommerce focused on customer experience (CX) and multi-channel strategies. Emma is passionate about championing diversity and inclusion, especially within the data and technology industry, and is executive sponsor of ENGINE’s Inclusion Programme, as well as supporting other organisations including CodeFirst: Girls.

As CEO of Engine Transformation, Emma Robertson leads the team at Engine with responsibility for understanding how customer experience and employee engagement combine to drive better performance, creating data driven organisations to rival the likes of Amazon, and helping clients transform their culture, operation and infrastructure. Emma has personally worked with some of the UK's biggest organisations, helping blue chip and emerging companies to re-orientate their businesses around the ever-changing customer.

She has extensive experience of transformation with a strong track record in delivering high profile, customer-centred, results-driven projects for market leading companies including Hammerson, P&O, Homebase, Argos, eBay, BT and Tesco.

A regular face in the press, Emma has appeared as a guest on Sky Sunrise and Sky News, was invited to speak at Retail Week's Tech festival and has commented in publications including MediTel, WARC and ITPro. Areas to talk about: Technology Innovation, Technology Market / Company Results (last BBC interview was on Twitter results), Digital/Business Transformation, Data Transformation / Trends, Employee & Customer Experience, E-Commerce & Retail.

Headline Partner


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Every day we help millions of people around the world by delivering innovative solutions that transform and simplify the connections between businesses and customers, governments and citizens.

We partner with private and public sector clients, giving them the insight and cutting-edge technologies that free them to focus on what really matters: making people’s lives easier, simpler and better.

The class of 2021