Five outstanding women achievers will be recognized tomorrow atthe 2013 Westpac Outstanding WomenAwards.
The 14 finalists mingled with sponsors at an organized brunch this morning atthe Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby.
WestpaPNG’s Acting Managing Director Donald Hallam saidthe Award was all about creating equality inthe work place and he was delighted to see such a high calibre of finalists.
The 14 finalists were chosen from an initial 40 nominees.
Out of this final 14, only 5 will be recognised winners ofthe 5 award categories.
Winners of each category will be determined by a senior judging panel and will automatically qualify as nominees to be recognised asthe overall winner ofthe Westpac Outstanding Woman Award.
The categories arethe PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Sector Award,the Steamships Public Sector Award,the SP Brewery Entrepreneur Award, Trukai Community Award andthe IBeM Young Achievers Award.
Mr Hallam acknowledgedthe immense support of allthe sponsors.
Each category award winner will also be offered a K5, 000 education grants to complementtheir professional mentoring.
The overall Westpac Outstanding Woman ofthe Year will receive a trophy and a trip to attend an Australian Executive Womenrsquo;s LLeadersip Symposiums events next year.
Expected to make special appearance for Wednesday 16th October presentation is Kay Cottee,the first women to sail solo aroundthe world
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