A KELTY woman has scooped a prestigious award at a celebration for inspirational females in the world of business, sport, politics and industry.

Tracey Muirhead, CEO of the School for Social Entrepreneurs, picked up the Social Leader of the Year title at the 3rd Scottish Women’s Awards 2019 in Glasgow last Wednesday.

The awards celebrated the achievements of female entrepreneurs, business women, professionals, civil servants, charity workers and others that make Scotland a great and more equal place to live and work.

Tracey said: “It is an incredible honour to have been recognised for my work in the social enterprise sector as part of an international schools network, especially considering the incredibly talented women shortlisted for the category.

“Running a social enterprise isn’t just about the leader; having support from a dynamic board, a fabulous team supporting you achieve your business goals creating social impact, working with amazing partners is what makes this accolade so special for our School for Social Entrepreneurs family.

"This award is for all who’ve supported me over the past 17 years from its original inception in Fife.”

The School for Social Entrepreneurs helps 1,000 people a year develop the skills, strengths and networks they need to tackle society’s biggest problems.

It runs courses that equip people to start, scale and strengthen organisations that make a positive difference.