The Great British Businesswoman Series is delighted to announce Colt as its latest Premium Partner for the 2021 series.


Colt strives to transform the way the world works through the power of connectivity, taking what’s always been in its DNA to enable customers’ success. The Colt IQ Network connects more than 900+ data centres and over 29,000 on net buildings across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs.

Colt understands today’s shifting connectivity requirements and provides agile, on-demand and secure high bandwidth networking and voice solutions to ensure enterprises can thrive. Customers include data-intensive organisations spanning over 210 cities in more than 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualisation(NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in the sector, and because of this, it’s able to put its customers’ needs at its core.

Colt will be supporting the Diversity Initiative of the Year Award for the 2021 series, which will go to an individual, group or team within a business that has put diversity at the heart of their company.

Keri Gilder, CEO at Colt will also join the Great British Businesswoman Awards judging panel.

Encompassing anawards programme and one day virtual forum, the Great British Businesswoman Series’ mission is to provide a platform to recognise, celebrate and support women in business, champion their peers and advocates, and help foster the next generation of female business leaders.

Niki Dowdall, Managing Director of the Great British Businesswoman Series, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Colt to the Great British Businesswoman Series and thank them for joining our mission to celebrate and champion the amazing businesswomen across the United Kingdom!”

Keri Gilder, CEO at Colt, said: “I’m a true believer in celebrating and lifting up women in business to inspire the next generation of female leaders. I’m excited to join the judging panel and very proud that Colt is a Premium Partner of the Series.”

Applications for the 2021 Great BritishBusinesswoman Awards are now open, and you can enter here.