Winners & Top 40: 2017

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Announcing our 2017 Leadership Competition Winners! #C2CGirlsLead

We were thrilled to unveil FIFTEEN winners of Country to Canberra’s 2017 Leadership Competition – more champions than ever before! The 2017 winners are an exciting group of young female rural leaders, who submitted passionate videos, stories and ideas about how to create pathways to power for women. The winners were:

SA: Vanessa Vu of Renmark Eliza Nelligan of Port Lincoln.

NSW: Rose Denovan of Bathurst Eve Currie of Bathurst.

NT: Lara Stimpson of Nhulunbuy (Gove) + Shanae Klaas of Katherine.

VIC: Isabella Thomas of Daylesford Rachelle Dowling of Yarragon + Taylor Kelsey-Shueard of Hamilton.

QLD: Sabine Conolly of Atherton Tablelands Merin Ward of Gladstone.

TAS: Georgia Stonehouse of Wynyard + Eleanor McCormack of Ulverstone.

WA: Navyaa Shukla of Karratha + Amy Astill of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Click on their names to read the winners’ biographies or view their entries below. The winners have won an all-expenses paid ‘Power Trip’ in December 2017 to Canberra to meet Ministers & CEOs, attend a Powerful Women’s Breakfast, tour Parliament, receive leadership and public speaking, mentorship and much more.

We were also delighted to unveil the Top 40 finalists, published below.

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition. We received the highest number of entries EVER, and all of the submissions were of phenomenal quality, making the selection process incredibly tough. It truly left us inspired by the future generation of young female rural leaders! If you weren’t successful – we encourage you to enter in 2018 and to stay in touch, as we have multiple opportunities arising, from our Blogger Team to our Project Empower workshops. We want to do everything we can to help all young rural women achieve their goals #C2CGirlsLead


TOP 40 2017

From primary school to Prime Minister, how can we create strong pathways to power for women?

 

 

Winner 2017

Rose Denovan, NSW

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Eve Currie, NSW

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Vanessa Vu, SA

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Eliza Nelligan, SA

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Isabella Thomas, VIC

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Rachelle Dowling, VIC

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Taylor Kelsey-Shueard, VIC

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Sabine Conolly, QLD

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Merin Ward, QLD

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Georgia Stonehouse, TAS

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Eleanor McCormack, TAS

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Lara Stimpson, NT

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Shanae Klass, NT

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Navyaa Shukla, WA

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Winner 2017

Amy Astill, WA

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Finalist 2017

Hannah Messner, NSW

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Finalist 2017

Zara Grace Keller, SA

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Finalist 2017

Brittany Inglis, VIC

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Arlie Sommerfeld, QLD

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Tori Barnett, VIC

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Sophie Adams, TAS

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Jessica Mustart, WA

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Finalist 2017

Ellen Ann Monsi, NT

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Ashlee Rynne, QLD

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Ruby Walker, NSW

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Reba Nicholson, NSW

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Michelle Monaghan, SA

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Maia Trewartha, SA

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Julia Enter, VIC

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Baie Perryman, SA

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Jena MacDonald, WA

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Emer Spora, NSW

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Ashleigh Hollins, QLD

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Kate Kiely, WA

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Sophie Luscombe, WA

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Amy Randell, NT

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Ginger Rankin, TAS

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Tess Levitzke, NSW

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Finalist 2017

Madeleine Johnston, QLD

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Finalist 2017

Keasha Benjafield, WA

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