NIMISHA RAJA, 54 Creator of healthy snacks
Having observed the battle between parents and their children over whether they snacked on crisps or fruit, Nimisha founded Nim’s Fruit Crisps – air-dried fruit and veg crisps – in 2012.
Which woman has inspired you in
your life? the Queen. she’s stoic, she has a responsibility and she sees it through.
What’s your mantra? Improvise but never compromise.
What couldn’t you live without? My daughter, Freya, who’s 18. she takes everything in her stride.
What advice would you give to your younger self? believe in yourself more. you know yourself much better than other people do. What achievements are you most proud of? being able to juggle bringing up my daughter with establishing my own business.
How do you feel about winning this award? I’m flabbergasted, and thrilled. ✢ nimsfruitcrisps.com >>