Julianne Hadden has won two awards in the Best Business Women Awards 2015.
- Working with Children and Families and
- Best Business.
The judging panel included the sponsors and additionally business experts -Roma Bhowmick Senior Lecturer from University of Herts, Lesley Crisp Dacorum Borough Council and Sharon Gaffney from Wenta and Louise Yexley from WIBN Herts & Beds. Comments from the judges were encouraging and
Judges comments on winning Children and Families: Jepeca has made an outstanding contribution to changing the lives of so many children and families. With their innovative approach and sheer sense of energy and enthusiasm to help others and really make a difference, all the judges were blown away!
Judges comments on winning Best Business: Jepeca were chosen for their clear concise yet informative application. This is a business deriving benefit to others but with a solid rationale and clear understanding of business issues. The results this business is making not only changes lives but has fantastic growth plans.
Lead judge Roma Bhowmick said ‘I was delighted to be asked to judge and was amazed at the number of applications and the quality of the entrants. It made me realise what amazing business women we have in the UK who run innovative businesses, many of whom are also juggling family commitments. We chose Julianne Hadden from JEPECA as our overall winner as the work they do in schools with children is quite remarkable. They are a coaching and training company who specialise in coaching young people to be happy and in control. They teach them to be productive individuals and great members of society. With a 95% success rate from the children who complete their programme, their growth plans and Julianne’s sheer commitment and enthusiasm – the judges were blown away. She scooped 3 finalists’ positions and went on to win Best Business working with Children and Families, Best Business and was a finalist in Most Inspiring Business Women’.
Julianne said “I am so honoured, proud and happy to have won two awards and be a finalist in a third category. It is so great to have people hear about our work and the difference it makes. As one of our clients said it feels like the best kept secret. There are so many young people that need help and our coaches are doing a brilliant job. We just need to make sure that we can get to those that need us sooner rather than later”.