Women's Agenda Leadership Awards are now open for 2019

Nominations are OPEN for the 2019 Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards

It’s on! Nominations are now open for the 2019 Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards, which celebrate emerging female leaders across a number of different industries, as well as the change makers and agenda setters who are shifting the status quo in Australia.

See the list of categories below, or visit our awards website.

With the help of our sponsors, including our diamond sponsor Charles Sturt University, we’ll be bringing the finalists together over two days and announcing the winners on the 12th and 13th September. We’re also able to keep entry to these awards FREE.

These awards celebrate leadership demonstrated over the past 18 months, from 1 January 2018 to June 2019. (This is extended to three years for Entrepreneurs).

In the emerging categories, we are looking for the household leadership names of tomorrow, while the Agenda Setter category is open to both emerging and established female leaders.

This year, we’re pushing for everyone to nominate a woman they believe should be considered for these awards, and for women to nominate themselves.

We ask that friends, colleagues and family members who can see a talented emerging female leader across any of the categories that we have open, nominate them for an  award, regardless of their age, job title, level of experience or background.

But, we also encourage women to feel comfortable about nominating themselves AND each other. When selecting finalists, there is no preference given to those who nominate themselves or not.

We have an incredible line up of judges ready to meet our finalists, including our judging panel chair Shirley Chowdhary, CEO of the GO Foundation.

So get nominating! Go to the Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards website to check out the judging process and criteria, or nominate via the categories below.

Thank you to our award sponsors including Charles Sturt University, ANZSOG, SEEK, Uber, Accor Hotels, NNT Workwear and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

This year’s categories include:

EMERGING FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a woman with at least a 40% share in a business started or acquired since July 1 2016 (in past THREE years) who can best demonstrate how her leadership has delivered an innovative new product or service to the market.

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Awarded to an emerging leader in professional services (including law and accounting) who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018.

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN THE GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC SECTOR

Awarded to an emerging leader in the public sector who can best demonstrate growth and inclusivity in her field since January 2018. This award covers those working in government departments, politics and local government. (Supported by ANZSOG)

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN THE NFP SECTOR

Awarded to an emerging leader in the not-for-profit sector who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018. (Supported by AICD)

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN TECH

Awarded to an emerging leader in the technology sector who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018. (Supported by SEEk)

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN SPORT

Awarded to an emerging leader working in sport who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018. Athletes, ambassadors, coaches and women working in sports administration (including on boards) are invited to apply.

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN SCIENCE, MEDICINE & HEALTH

Awarded to an emerging leader in Science, Medicine & Health who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018. (Supported by NNT Workwear)

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EMERGING FEMALE LEADER IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Awarded to an emerging leader in the corporate sector who can best demonstrate growth, disruption and inclusivity in her field since January 2018.

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EMERGING CHANGEMAKER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a woman who is rising up as a changemaker, and has used her leadership to achieve demonstrable change on an issue she cares passionately about since January 2018. (Supported by Charles Sturt University)

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2019 AGENDA SETTER OF THE YEAR

Awarded to the most inspirational woman who has raised her voice above the noise to set a new and improved agenda on an important issue over the past year. The Agenda Setter of the year can be an emerging or established female leader.
(Supported by Uber)

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