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Welsh Woman of the Year

The Welsh Woman of the Year award was inaugurated in 1994 to honour high-achieving women in Wales. Its stated aim is "to promote the role women have in the workplace and in every sector of society". The award is sponsored by the National Assembly of Wales, the University of Glamorgan and several other high-profile organisations.

Past winners of the award have been:

1994 - Dr Elizabeth Haywood
1995 - Lynda Lumb
1996 - Professor Ilora Finlay
1997 - Angela Gidden
1998 - Professor Valerie Randle
1999 - Ann Taylor
2000 - Dr Olwen Williams
2001 - Tanni Grey-Thompson
2002 - Jacqueline Royall
2003 - Sarah Cornelius
2004 - Susan Balsom
2005 - Karen Robson
2006 - Siân Eirian

The 2007 award will be announced on 23 November 2007.

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