Dr. Winnie Man came an excellent second in the "Young Boron Chemist Award" competition at the 15th International Meeting on Boron Chemistry (IMEBORON-XV) held in Prague, Czech Republic, 24-28 August 2014, for her talk "Decapitation and metallation chemistry of 1,1'-bis(o-carborane)". The award recognises the most interesting contributions to all the diverse branches of boron chemistry and was voted for by members of the IMEBORON International Committee. Congratulations Winnie!