Apprentice Plumber Jacqueline Whitehead Shortlisted for Women in Housing Award


Jacqueline Whitehead has been shortlisted at the upcoming Women in Housing Awards.

The awards, now in their third year, celebrate the fantastic achievements of women within the sector.

Jacqui is shortlisted in the Best Female Apprentice/Trainee Award category.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held on Thursday 22nd October 2015 at the Deansgate Hilton in Manchester. The ceremony will be preceded by a full day conference where delegates will get the opportunity to hear from inspiring women within the sector and beyond.

Penni Pennington, Director of Connectin said “we are delighted to organise these awards which celebrate the amazing achievements of women who push personal and organisational boundaries to achieve and implement success.

“The calibre of the entries this year was incredibly high and the judges had an incredibly tough job to select a shortlist.  It is a real achievement to be shortlisted and we look forward to announcing the winners at the award ceremony”.

“I would also like to thank all of our sponsors, without whom the awards ceremony would not be possible”.

Nicola Dibb, Co-founder of WISH said "WISH are delighted to be supporting the annual WIH awards once again and we are excited to be part of the very first WIH conference too. It's important for women in the Sector to keep sharing knowledge, learning & developing themselves & meeting other inspirational women along the way."

Sponsors for the awards:

  • Wilmott Dixon Partnership
  • ForViva
  • Campbell Tickell
  • Indigo
  • Your Housing Group
  • BRC
  • Keepmoat
  • 24 Publishing
  • Pinnacle

Further information regarding the shortlist can be found at