There are 12 categories, recognising businesswomen and sportswomen as well as public servants and politicians.
Here are the winners - follow the links to read more about them on the awards website:
Businesswoman of the Year Laura Tenison MBE, Founder and Managing Director, Jojo Maman Bebe
Devolved Parliament or Assembly Member of the Year Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Wellbeing, Scottish Government
Journalist of the Year Anne McElvoy, Public Policy Editor, The Economist and BBC broadcaster
Local Government Personality of the Year Cllr Mary Mears, Leader, Brighton and Hove City Council
MP of the Year Caroline Lucas, Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion
Peer of the Year Baroness Shirley Williams
Public Affairs Achiever of the Year Ros Altmann, Director General, Saga.
Public Servant of the Year Michelle Stoops, Independent Sexual Violence Advisor, NHS Liverpool Community Health
Sportswoman or Team of the Year Victoria Pendleton MBE
Voluntary Sector Achiever of the Year Sophie Andrews, Chair of Samaritans, The Samaritans
People's Choice Award Justine Greening MP
Lifetime Achievement Award Baroness Shirley Williams