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Winners of NAB Women’s Agenda Awards!

Winners for the 2013 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards

Emerging Entrepreneur of the year

Monica Meldrum, Whole Kids

Emerging Leader in the private sector

Megan Dalla-Camina, Director of Strategy, IBM Australia and NZ

Emerging Leader in the public or not-for-profit sector

Dr Kimberley Clayfield, Executive Manager of Space Sciences and Technology, CSIRO

Female Regional/Rural entrepreneur or manager of the year

Alison Page, Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance

The Agenda setter

Destroy the Joint (Collective Entry)

Inspirational Ambassador award

Megan Davis, Expert Member on the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Change Champion award

Sally Macindoe, Partner and Head of Diversity, Norton Rose Australia

Hall of Fame

Wendy McCarthy AO

Australia’s leading digital publication for professional women, Women’s Agenda, and major sponsor National Australia Bank (NAB)announce the winners of their inaugural Leadership Awards on Thursday 7th March to a sold out audience at Sydney’s Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf Venue.

“This year is the first for our awards and we were thrilled by the high standard and number of nominations received”, said Women’s Agenda Editor, Angela Priestley.

The Leadership Awards recognize a diverse field of women who have been selected as outstanding leaders in their chosen sector across seven award categories.

The judging panel comprised some of Australia’s highly accomplished, current leading women including; Editor in Chief of the Australian Women’s Weekly Helen McCabe, novelist and TV presenter Tara Moss, author, social commentator and newspaper columnist Jane Caro and non-executive director and sustainability advisor Sam Mostyn.

Editor of Madison Magazine Elizabeth Renkert said, “Madison is pleased to be the media partner of the awards. It is important to recognize the women who are helping to shape the future of Australia, something we strive to do each month with our publication. Similarly, the awards are a perfect vehicle for celebrating local examples of inspiration and success”.

The list of award categories was designed to allow as many women from across the nation to be nominated and recognized for their outstanding achievements whether it be as entrepreneurs, or as women in large corporations, educational institutes, charitable organisations and/or community projects.

Wendy McCarthy AO was inducted into the Women’s Agenda Hall of Fame highlighting over 40 years as a teacher, educator, author and change agent in Australian public life.

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