Founding Managing Director of London-based ConnectJets Gabriella Somerville will be presented the Honorary Global Exemplary Award for Entrepreneurship 2015 by the EU-WIIN (European Union-Women Inventors & Innovators Network). The award celebrates the achievements of women working in traditionally male dominated fields and recognizes Gabriella's inspirational and exemplary achievement within the aviation industry. The EU-WIIN Interantional Conference & Awards Ceremony takes place at The British Library in London on October 14, 2015.
Gabriella launched ConnectJets, initially with an all-female team, to provide charter, lease, and aircraft sales opportunities to clients around the world. She was recently selected as a mentor for Richard Branson's entrepreneurial program, Virgin StartUp. In 2010, Gabriella was a speaker at WAI's European Regional Conference.