LeadHers Awards shortlist 2022

9 November 2022

The LeadHers Awards showcases and celebrates outstanding leadership capabilities demonstrated by women in entrepreneurship.

From female founders and student leaders to those making a positive impact in their community, these awards celebrate women who are leading to create positive change. The LeadHers Awards will celebrate these successful women leaders from across the state. 

Congratulations to all the incredible women who were nominated! We received an overwhelming number of nominations for outstanding women making a positive impact and doing amazing work in their communities. Ventures are excited to announce the following shortlisted finalists for each category.

Student Award

This award recognises a current student enrolled at The University of Queensland who has demonstrated leadership capabilities in a job or volunteer role.

  • Aleysha Martin
  • Kylie Ho
  • Mikki Doonan
  • Mingxuan Zhou
  • Yung-Ching Chuang 

Entrepreneurship Award

This award recognises a woman (or women) who has developed an innovative and entrepreneurial venture.

  • Clare Shears
  • Joni Sytsma
  • Juliette Murphy
  • Sabrina Chakori
  • Sara Richardson

 Community Award

This award recognises women leaders making a positive impact in their community.

  • Jessica Kahl
  • Sarah-Jane Peterschlingmann
  • Sobia Zafar
  • Vivina Momoka
  • Yik Ling Lam

The winners will be announced at the upcoming LeadHers Rise event, celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. Register to join in the celebrations

Best of luck to all the shortlisted finalists!

Thank you to our generous donor, Dr Jessica Gallagher, for making this initiative to support both emerging and established women leaders possible.