Women of the West Awards Honour Community Advocates

Women of the West Awards Honour Community Advocates

Western Sydney University has announced the winners of the 2021 Women of the West Awards. Three inspirational women were recognised for their exceptional advocacy and community work at a special event held in partnership with the Coleman Greig Women in Business Forum.

Julie Hughes was named Woman of the West (Business) while Jane Stratton was awarded Woman of the West (Community). Natalie Wadwell was named Young Woman of the West. In addition to the winners, several women received a Highly Commended award.

Professor Deborah Sweeney, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research, Enterprise and International, offered her congratulations to the winners and the nominees.

“This year’s Awards recognised a strong and dedicated group of women, who through their advocacy and leadership, are contributing to the communities of Greater Western Sydney,” said Professor Sweeney.

“Western Sydney University is proud to honour these women today. Their dedication and efforts are an inspiration to all of us.”

View full media release and photos from the event.