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The Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards

4th September 2008

Creative Woman of the Year: Tracey Emin

Emin represented Britain at the 2007 Venice Bienniale. Her first retrospective is now showing at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

Inspiration of the Year: Shami Chakrabarti

Chakrabarti is the director of Liberty, which promotes civil liberties and human rights.

Business Woman of the Year: Elisabeth Murdoch

Murdoch's independent TV company Shine Group has become a global player following its acquisition in February of Reveille, the company behind Ugly Betty.

Entrepreneur of the Year: Sara Blakely

The CEO of Spanx has also set up the Sarah Blakely Foundation to increase opportunities for women in the US and South Africa.

Breakthrough of the Year: Mary Portas

Mary Portas is a retail adviser, with a consultancy Yellowdoor and a BBC series Mary Queen of Shops.

And finally ...

Man in a woman's world: Sir Philip Green

Sir Philip is the owner of some of the UK's biggest retailers including the Arcadia Group, which owns Topshop.

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