Top women win top awards

Friday 10 November 2017
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The Shaker

The best of the best of Canberra businesswomen have been commended at a gala awards night.

The 2017 Canberra Women in Business Awards had more than 100 nominations after the awards were opened up to every businesswoman in the Canberra region this year.

The 2017 Businesswoman of the Year is Angela Backhouse of Backhouse Legal.

The Young Businesswoman of the Year Award went to Alix Merope O’Hara of Mashblox.

Danielle Dal Cortivo of the Asthma Foundation ACT and Raize the Roof was awarded Executive of the Year.

The 2017 New Business of the Year Award was hotly contended, with Sarah Rajic of Capital Recruit being awarded the title and Kylie Wood from Kylie’s Gardening Services given a Highly Commended certificate.

Penny Hyde of a Penny Hyde Buyers Agent took out the prestigious title of 2017 Micro Business of the Year. With the competition in this category close, Abby Rees of PunkPD was given a Highly Commended certificate.