#BeAGameChanger Awards 2017

The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards, sponsored by Microsoft, recognise those individuals and organisations doing the most to progress women’s sport.


THE 2017 FINALISTS

Voting is open 18-30 April.

Winners will be announced at the #BAGC2017 awards in London on Thursday 11th May 2017. Click here to read our terms and conditions and awards criteria.

Click on the tabs below to read more about each finalist. Then press the ‘vote here’ button to cast your votes.

SPORTING ROLE MODEL - INDIVIDUALSPORTING ROLE MODEL - TEAMAMBASSADOR OF WOMEN'S SPORTSPONSOR PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEARNGB OF THE YEARIMAGERY OF THE YEARPHOTOGRAPHER / FILMAKER OF THE YEARINSPIRING INITIATIVE - LOCALINSPIRING INITIATIVE - NATIONALMEDIA INITIATIVEMEDIA INDIVIDUALOUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

SPORTING ROLE MODEL – INDIVIDUAL

This category has been kindly sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

ALEX DANSON MBE

DAME SARAH STOREY

RUQSANA BEGUM

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SPORTING ROLE MODEL – TEAM

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GB WOMEN’S HOCKEY TEAM

GB DEAF WOMEN’S FOOTBALL SQUAD

YORKSHIRE ROWS

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AMBASSADOR OF WOMEN’S SPORT

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RIMLA AKHTAR MBE

ANDY CAIRNS

CLARE CONNOR OBE

KELLY SIMMONS MBE

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SPONSOR PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

RACHEL’S SPONSORSHIP OF THE JUNIOR WOMEN’S CATEGORY, BRITISH DOWNHILL SERIES

THE SSE WOMEN’S FA CUP

VITALITY – TOGETHER, CHANGING SPORT FOR GOOD

NGB OF THE YEAR

ENGLAND ATHLETICS

BRITISH TRIATHLON

ENGLAND NETBALL

IMAGERY OF THE YEAR

This category has been kindly sponsored by Canon.

1000 LONDONERS

‘WINNERS’, GLOBAL VIDEO UNIT, BBC WORLD SERVICE

RED.FIT – BODYFORM


PHOTOGRAPHER / FILMAKER OF THE YEAR

This category has been kindly sponsored by Canon.

KATRINA BROWN

LYNNE CAMERON

HANNAH BAILEY

INSPIRING INITIATIVE – LOCAL

ME TIME

MINERVA MIDWEEK SCULLING

THIS MUM RUNS

INSPIRING INITIATIVE – NATIONAL

TEAMUP

YOUTH SPORT TRUST – GIRLS ACTIVE

SSE DADS & DAUGHTERS

MEDIA INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

RED ROSES

SKY SPORTS WOMEN’S CRICKET COVERAGE

VOXWOMEN

MEDIA INDIVIDUAL OF THE YEAR

BENNY BONSU

ANNA EDWARDS

SHELLEY ALEXANDER

ELEANOR OLDROYD

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WOMEN’S SPORT

This category has been kindly sponsored by Travers Smith.

This award is chosen by Women’s Sport Trust and will be announced on 11th May 2017.

WST’s equivalent of the BAFTA lifetime award – given to an individual who has had an exceptional and long-term impact on women’s sport.

WST is proud to have Getty Images as our Image Partner for #BeAGameChanger 2017.

The following organisations have kindly sponsored a table at the Awards.

Find out about our 2015 winners here. Find out about our 2016 winners here.