Young women leading the way

Published on 11 September 2023

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Do you know an inspiring young woman in our community? Applications are now open for the annual Young Women Leaders of Nillumbik Awards.

The awards recognise and celebrate the contribution of young women in Nillumbik in the lead up to International Women's Day celebrations.

Nominations are open in the following categories:

  • Nillumbik Young Woman of the Year
  • Young Creative Leader
  • Young Sports Leader
  • Young Gender Equity Leader
  • Young Climate Action Leader
  • Young Community Leader

Nillumbik Mayor Ben Ramcharan said the awards are "an opportunity to recognise the contributions that these amazing young women leaders have made in our community to their dedicated field".

"We’ve had some truly outstanding recipients awarded in recent years. I would like to encourage all female-identifying leaders to consider applying," Cr Ramcharan said. 

Women and those who identify as female aged 12-25 who live, work, study, volunteer or play in Nillumbik and have made an outstanding contribution to our community are invited to self-nominate. Friends and family can also nominate a deserving individual.

Nominations close on 15 December 2023 and the awards will be presented at Nillumbik's International Women's Day event in March 2024.

For more information, read about the Young Women Leaders.