Charity founder is country's "most aspirational" woman

Kate Farnell was named Most Aspirational in the Inspirational Women of the Year awards. She set up the Newcastle-based Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust and held the country's first awareness campaign where a thousand people had checks and two lives were saved.

The other women in the category had much bigger profiles than myself, work for much bigger concerns, it was down to a public vote and because of their profiles I thought this is never ever going to happen so yeah I was pretty stunned."

– Kate Farnell

See the full interview with kate below.