The Zonta Club of Adelaide has presented its annual Women of Achievement awards, celebrating women who had made a major contribution to enhancing the status of women across diverse areas of endeavour.

President Lynn Oxlad said: “This year we are thrilled to present these awards to women who are outstanding role models for other women.”

The award winners include: Dianne Davidson (Outstanding Business Woman); Anna Goldsworthy (Outstanding Musician); Leila Henderson (Outstanding Entrepreneur); Monica McInerney (Outstanding Writer) and Erin Woolford (Outstanding service to the Status of Women).

This year the Zonta Club of Adelaide has presented two awards of $500 each to Adelaide High School students Nicole Tang and Bonnie Trinh for the purpose of encouraging female students to complete secondary school education, to give students a better opportunity to fulfil their potential and increase their career choices. In addition, Phiala Shanahan will be presented with the Zonta Club’s annual scholarship of $2,500 for post graduate honours research at The University of Adelaide and Alison Pennington will be awarded the outstanding student in 2nd Year Gender Studies prize at The University of Adelaide. Elizabeth Carroll-Shaw (student at Walford Anglican School for Girls to 2010) will be awarded the Zonta Club of Adelaide’s Young Woman in Public Affairs prize for 2010.

ENQUIRIES: Photographs and bios of award recipients are available from Sue Davel, Chair of Zonta Club of Adelaide Awards. Phone: 0404 727 258

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To provide service at a world level. To improve the legal, political economic, educational, health and professional status of women through service and advocacy. To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions. To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedom. To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the world.
Sue Davel, Zonta Club of Adelaide
P: 0404 727 258


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