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How a Preston woman is the most inspirational in the North

Posted on - 19th May, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, News, People
Jenny was given the award at a ceremony in Manchester Pic: BBC Manchester

Jenny was given the award at a ceremony in Manchester Pic: BBC Manchester

A Prestonian is the most inspirational woman in the North after scooping an award.

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Jenny Mullinder has been recognised for her commitment to championing charitable causes.

From setting up a carers project to planning a young carers’ festival Jenny has faced her own issues.

She began a blog in 2013 called Your Book Begins sharing her personal experiences of losing her mother, mental health issues and coming to term with living on low pay.

The Young Women’s Trust named Jenny their most inspirational woman during a ceremony in Manchester.

Jenny said: “I am completely shocked and honoured to win the Inspiring Women Awards. I was so inspired by all the remarkable women I met on the night who are doing fantastic things in business, in the community and throughout their lives.

“To win this award is amazing and I just want to be able live up to the title I have been given; to work harder than ever to inspire and speak out for young people everywhere, to use my voice and networks to share the stories others don’t feel they can.”

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She was nominated for the award by participation officer at the Young Women’s Trust Emma Feasey.

She said: “Jenny is an inspiring, strong resilient young woman who has overcome many obstacles to be the successful person she is today. Jenny is an inspiration to everyone. She communicates with the upmost professionalism and is a fantastic advocate for young women and young carers.

“Jenny a gifted public speaking, networking and being an advocate for causes she feels strongly about.”

Do you know Jenny? Feel free to leave a tribute to her in the comments below

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