Explore the Awards Categories

Let your leadership be seen. Be empowered to take the next step in advancing your career and life. Nominate in one of our categories this year.

What are the Judges looking for?

Our Judges will be scoring the nominees based on how they demonstrate outstanding leadership and how they have made a positive impact on their employees, their organisation or the community through the following attributes:

  • Courage & Kindness
  • Purpose & Meaning
  • Resilience & Determination
  • Inclusivity & Fairness
  • Authenticity & Integrity


Actively demonstrate authentic and inclusive leadership and have a positive impact on their employees.

Community Leader

Their service and contributions are making a significant difference to the local and wider community.

Courageous Leader

They have the ability and passion to attain positive results by encouraging others and demonstrating courage.

Courageous Team

A team that demonstrates resilience and inclusion, and encourages each other to achieve a common goal.

Courageous Organisation

A company that lives and breathes their core values and champions a culture of courage and kindness.

Emerging Leader

Talented, determined and influential in their current role and are driven to accomplish great achievements.

Entrepreneur/Start Up Leader

Innovative, resilient and committed to developing a leading edge business, product or service. 

Executive Leader

Positively influence, guide and serve their employees whilst demonstrating courage, empathy and inclusion.

SME Business Leader

Has established a sense of purpose and meaning within the business, and leads with integrity and innovation.

Women in Infrastructure

Demonstrates resilience, determination and courage within their industry to achieve positive results.

Women in STEM

Demonstrates innovation, confidence and drive and leads authentically with their values on a daily basis.

Outstanding Leader of the Year

Awarded to the overall winner of the Outstanding Leadership Awards.

Ready to nominate?

Give yourself, or someone else, the opportunity to be recognised and celebrated for their outstanding leadership.

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