Martina Jennings wins IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Award

Martina Jennings (left), CEO, Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, was recently named Social Entrepreneur of the Year for a Charitable Organisation at the IMAGE PwC Business Woman of the Year 2024. Martina is pictured receiving the award from Eimear Govern, presenting on behalf of sponsor, Marks & Spencer Ireland.

Martina Jennings, CEO of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, has won the Social Entrepreneur of the Year award at this year’s IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Martina became CEO of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation in 2017. She was crowned at a ceremony on Friday night in The Clayton Hotel in Dublin.

The IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards celebrates the success, talent and accomplishment of female business peers across a wide arc of industries, professions and communities.

Mike Smith, Chairperson of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, said: “We were overjoyed and immensely proud to hear that our CEO, Martina Jennings, won the PwC Businesswoman of the Year Award in the category of Social Entrepreneur of the Year for a Charitable Organisation. Out of 650 entries and 125 nominations, this is an incredible achievement. Martina’s exceptional leadership in the past eight years has brought the Foundation from strength to strength. We are all so proud of her”.

Martina Jennings said: “I was thrilled to have been shortlisted for the IMAGE PwC Businesswoman of the Year Awards but to win is truly special. I must thank IMAGE, the judges and the sponsors for a wonderful evening and I want to dedicate my award to all of the families who we have supported over the years”.

This is Martina’s third such accolade; she was awarded Mayo’s Most Inspirational Woman in 2015 and won Mayo Person of the Year in 2020.