Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has congratulated the winners of the 2011 Telstra ACT Business Women’s Award.
The awarded ones are:
- — Telstra ACT Business Woman of the Year; and White Pages Community and Government Award: Dr Robyn Walker, Director-General of Health for the Royal Australian Navy and of Health Capability for the Australian Defence Force – recognised for her service and reforms to improve the health of our armed forces.
— Commonwealth Bank Business Owner Award: Karen Nicholas from Learning Options, Manuka – whose business offers 40 nationally accredited qualifications in business.
— Hudson Private and Corporate Sector Award: Janine Yokom, Westpac Belconnen – recognised for her leadership of the branch which has become one of the top seven of the bank’s 650 national branches.
— Marie claire Young Business Women’s Award: Julie McKay, UN Women Australia, Canberra – recognised for her efforts to diversify the income stream of UN Women Australia which has resulted in a fivefold increase in her operational budget.
— Nokia Business Innovation Award: Barbara Reid, ACT Government Health Directorate.