UPDATE: View the winners of the First Women Awards 2011 here.
The First Women Awards, in association with Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, celebrates the trailblazing, world-beating women of Britain.
Tonight’s ceremony, hosted by BBC sports presenter Clare Balding, is certain to be one of the best yet.
Read all about the shortlisted candidates in the following categories:
We’ll be announcing the winners tonight follow the hashtag #FWA2011 on Twitter or visit Real Business later tonight.