Nominate your Inspirational Woman of the Year

Lorraine's Inspirational Woman of the Year award is a celebration of exceptional women in our everyday lives. Launched in 2010, some remarkable winners have emerged – ‘ordinary’ women who have achieved the extraordinary. Ultimately, the winner will be decided upon by our viewers.

So who will be Lorraine's Inspirational Woman for 2018? We are looking for women who through their kindness, hard work and determination have either transformed your life or the lives of those around you. Women who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Women that have overcome difficulties against the odds. This is your chance to give them the recognition they deserve. She might be a family member, a friend, a neighbour or a colleague. So if there is a woman you know who has broken down barriers and brought about real change, then tell us all about her!

To make a nomination, send an email to with ‘Woman of the Year’ in the subject line and the following information in the body of the email:o Your name and the name of your Nominee;o Your relationship to the Nominee;o Your telephone number;o Your Nominee’s telephone number;o A headshot photo of the Nominee in colour and in JPEG format up to 10MB in size; ando A description (to be no greater than 250 words) outlining why the nominee should be awarded the Inspirational Woman of the Year award including how the nominee has:- dedicated a large amount of time to an organisation, community or specific people;- gone above and beyond the call of duty;- shown care and compassion;- broken down barriers for the better;- overcome obstacles against the odds to make a difference.

Please note that any entries that are over 250 words may not be considered or, at the producers’ discretion, the first 250 words of the entry may be considered.

By submitting a nomination to, you agree the following:o you acknowledge that both you and the Nominee are resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man and are aged 18 or over; o you have read and accept:- the Lorraine Inspirational Woman of the Year terms and conditions;- the ITV General Participation Terms (; and- the Privacy Notices ( and you have the explicit consent of the Nominee and any other person mentioned in your nomination to pass their details to us. The Nominee must be aware: (i) their nomination is subject to these terms and conditions and the Privacy Policies; (ii) part of the prize is attending the Women of the Year awards lunch on Monday 15th October 2018 to collect their award; and (iii) they may be required to appear on the Programme on Monday 15th October and/or Tuesday 16th October and may be featured in other communications supporting the Women of the Year event; ando you are the person who took the photo you are entering, or you have the permission of the person who took the photo to submit the photo as part of the nomination.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

We need to have received your application by midday on Monday 24th September.There will be a viewer vote in October to decide the winner.