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Here is the list of categories open for entry in the Women in Defence Awards. To review the full entry requirements of each category, you can view the Entry Criteria here.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding female individual working within the communications/marketing/stakeholder engagement field.

 

ENGINEERING

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding female individual working within the engineering field. This category is open to all disciplines within the engineering community.

 

LEGAL/CONTRACTING

Awarded to the defence community’s mostoutstanding female individual working within the legal/contracting field. Applicants do not have to be lawyers per se.

 

OPERATIONS

Awarded to the Defence Community’s most outstanding female individual to recognize efforts of women in deployed/remote areas with a focus on logistics, services and support roles.

 

PEOPLE & CULTURE

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding female individual who has developed and /or administered initiatives to support women in the defence community.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding female individual working within project management.

 

TECHNICAL TRADE

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding female individual working within operations, production or trade fields.

 

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding individual academic or researcher working on Defence related matters.

 

INDIGENOUS

Awarded to the defence community’s most outstanding indigenous individual female working in any field

 

RISING STAR

Awarded to the defencecommunity’s most outstanding female individual aged under 30 years (at 31st December 2021).

 

HALL OF FAME

This is not a category that can be entered. Judges will select a recipient who will be recognised at the gala dinner event in September.