Celebrating Australia's leading business women
A massive congratulations to our Telstra Business Women's Award winners, who have been recognised by our expert judging panel for changing business for the better. We wish them the best of luck as they continue towards their future goals.
“I’m passionate about educating the young minds of tomorrow and creating an environment that not only promotes great academia but also the values of acceptance, perseverance, respect, faith, grit, service and optimism.”
As Principal of Canberra Christian School, Bree Hills is making a positive impact through education and is influencing and shaping the lives of tomorrow’s leaders.
"I am passionate about helping people succeed, be it helping tenants find a home, helping landlords create wealth, or helping my team grow and develop professionally and personally.”
Hannah Gill is Managing Director at Independent Property Management. A highly regarded professional and advocate for the property industry, she regularly speaks at conferences across Australia and internationally.
“I’ve not followed a traditional education path. I’ve deliberately explored experiential learning, which has offered me the opportunity to get a hands on approach in a broad range of operational activities.”
Heidi Prowse is a positive force to be reckoned with. As Chief Executive Officer of Mental Illness Education ACT, she aims to change the social stigma associated with mental health within the ACT community.
“I’ve learnt that what we perceive as a challenge is sometimes a blessing. The ability to problem solve and think out of the box helps me as a leader.”
Rhiannon Beach’s unique approach to pet care is driven by investing in people and collaboration. Her dog daycare business, Pups4Fun, has grown from caring for a few pups per day, to more than 400 dogs per week.
“A workplace should embrace vulnerability, creativity and courage. I don't want my company to grow, I simply want my work to matter and for others to have that same opportunity.”
Samantha Truscott is Founding Partner of Allegro Education, an early intervention service provider that uses music to help children with disabilities.