The Winners of the 2016 Women In Industry awards

The third annual Women In Industry awards drew together hundreds of people, focusing on the amazing achievements of women in Australia’s industrial sectors.

The Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working in the nation’s industrial, logistics, and engineering sectors, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as well as promote and encourage excellence.

The only awards program of its kind to encompass mining, manufacturing, engineering and now both transport and logistics, it also encourages the industrial world to raise the profile of women working in the differing sectors by embracing diversity and creating clear paths for the next generation to follow, as well as highlighting all the work done by the pioneering women of Australian industry.

And the winners of this year’s event were:

Marketing/Communications Award – proudly supported by Logistics & Materials Handling: Jodie Collins, Elgas

Industry Advocacy Award – proudly supported by Prime Mover: Christine Gibbs Stewart, Austmine

Social Leader of the Year – proudly supported by Australian Mining: Alicia Ranford, Mining Family Matters

Rising Star of the Year – proudly supported by Manufacturers’ Monthly: Colly Galbiati, Soma Organics

Business Development Manager of the Year – proudly sponsored by ABB: Donna Curl, Donaldson Australasia

Excellence in Commercial Road Transport – proudly supported by Trailer: Melissa Taylor, Taylor’s Removals & Storage

Excellence in Manufacturing – proudly sponsored by BOC: Gabby Montagnese, New Age Caravans

Excellence in Engineering – proudly supported by PACE: Kathryn Burr, Boeing Defence Australia

Excellence in Mining – proudly sponsored by MMD: Kirsty Liddicoat, BHP

Mentor of the Year – proudly sponsored by CSR Lightweight Systems: Simone Painter, Alkane Resources

To find out more about these women, and why they took out the 2016 awards, read Australian Mining over the coming week as we profile each of the winners.


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