Aberdeen-based sales enablement consultancy Doqaru, owned by Sarah Downs and Yekemi Otaru, was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2022.

Ms Downs said: “We’ve had a focus on supporting our community as one of our core values at Doqaru. This award really is recognition for our whole team and the work we’ve done collectively over the years to support others.”

Ms Otaru added: “The Scottish Women’s award highlights exceptional contributions to business and society, so it’s a great honour to win this award. I’m deeply grateful to everyone who nominated us.”

A spokesman for The Scottish Women’s Awards 2022 said: “We are delighted to bring back the Scottish Women’s Awards and are sure that this year will bring its fair share of brilliant inspiration. We are excited to recognise those who are pushing boundaries and showing the world that there is no limit to the things that women can achieve.”

This article was originally published in the Press & Journal