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Queensland’s 2016 Women in Technology award winners crowned
Queensland’s science and technology movers and shakers were out in force to recognise the 2016 Women in Technology Award winners at the gala dinner on Friday 2 September at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane.
More than 360 people attended the prestigious awards to be inspired by Queensland’s most talented women making a difference in technology and life sciences.
WiT president Fiona Hayes said she continues to be amazed by the calibre of women nominated for the awards now in their 19th year.
“I feel privileged to be a part of the awards process – we’re putting these passionate, powerful women on a welldeserved pedestal as role models for the future generation of women in tech and life sciences.
10 awards were presented including two brand new awards for outstanding women making a recognised contribution to the field of Life Sciences or ICT in rural or remote areas and for an outstanding female teacher/educator having positive impact on students in Infotech or Life Sciences studies.
“This year’s winners are enthusiastic, engaging and empowering others. ” Fiona said.
Griffith University took out coveted Employer of Choice Award recognised for their inclusive culture, push for equality and impressive female workforce rates.
WiT RAISES OVER $3,000 FOR CHARITY
Our WiT Award attendees raised over $3,000 for our WiT Awards nominated Charity - Bravehearts...thank you for your generosity!
Braveheart's Vision is to make Australia the safest place in the world to raise a child by 2020. To achieve this they depend on business, government and community support. This will ensure continued delivery of our school-based prevention programs as well as training, counselling, support and advocacy for survivors. It will also allow continued research and important legislative reform agenda.