Chanel Contos is an Australian student and sexual consent activist. She became known globally in 2021, following the responses to her request for young Australian women to report on their sexual assault experiences.
Amanda Rose | For Making a Feminist Difference in Leadership
Amanda Rose is the Founding Director of ‘Western Sydney Women’, the first and only organisation to advocate for ALL women from the Inner West, Greater West, North West and South West of Sydney.
Annie Crowe | For Making a Feminist Difference in Community Activism
Annie Crowe is a tireless advocate for neurodivergent women in Australia. She founded and is the Chair of the Board for the not-for-profit, Eating Disorders Neurodiversity Australia (EDNA).
Brenda Gaddi | For Making a Feminist Difference in Leadership
Brenda Vertudes Gaddi (she/her), is a first-generation migrant/settler from Manila, Philippines, who has been building women-focused communities and championing women’s voices for over a decade.
Janice Paulson | For Making a Feminist Difference in Mentoring
Janice Paulson is a proud 76 year old Worimi woman who has dedicated her working life and now her retirement years, to the empowerment of women and girls.
Jenny Leong | For Making a Feminist Difference in Leadership
Jenny Leong was first elected to the NSW Parliament in 2015 and was the first Chinese-Australian woman in Australia to secure a Lower House seat.
Julia Zemiro | For Making a Feminist Difference in Media Communication
Julia Zemiro has been an extraordinary role model and mentor for women across a wide variety of media roles, including stand-up comedy and improvisation, both of which are male dominated fields.
Licia Heath | For Making a Feminist Difference in Political Activism
Licia Heath is the CEO of ‘Women for Election’ Australia (WFE), a non-partisan, not-for-profit organisation that has trained and supported thousands of women from various backgrounds and lived experiences to stand for public office.
Louise Hislop | For Making a Feminist Difference in Political Activism
Louise Hislop has worked to create a more representative, diverse, and feminist parliament.