Baton Awards becomes a virtual reality – Voice Online

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NOMINATIONS ARE now open for the Baton Awards: celebrating BAME women of the past, present and future, rising to the challenge revealed by the 2020 Sex and Power Index that there is an alarming lack of BAME women across the top jobs in all sectors.

One of the UK’s leading annual awards ceremony from the BAME community will take place online this November, with nominations opening in 14 categories to give support, guidance and encouragement to the many industries suffering with a lack of BAME female representation.

An incredible line-up of female pioneers and trailblazers – past, present and future, from diverse racial groups, will gather for The Baton Awards 2020, usually held at the House of Lords. 

“The event serves to inspire and celebrate pioneers and innovators of the past, present, and future.”

This year, due to Covid-19, the Awards will take place online in compliance with the current lockdown restrictions and guidelines. 

In a stunning testimony to womanhood, some of the UK’s leading female influencers from diverse racial groups are once again coming together to judge, host, present and speak at this year’s awards ceremony.

“Women are still vastly under-represented in positions of power, with such slow progress being …

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