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Westpac and Financial Review launch the 2013 100 Women of Influence awards


5 July 2013 

Recognising female leaders across Australia

Nominations are now open for The Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence awards. In its second year, the awards are dedicated to recognising and celebrating female leaders across Australia.

Westpac Group Chief Executive Officer, Gail Kelly and Financial Review Group Chief Executive Officer and Publisher, Brett Clegg were joined by female nominees from last year’s program to officially launch the 2013 awards at an event in Sydney this morning. The launch marked the call for nationwide nominations to unearth Australia’s inspiring women across a range of industries who work tirelessly to help shape a vibrant and inclusive future for all Australians.

At the launch of the awards, Mrs Kelly said, "Westpac is proud to continue its support of the 100 Women of Influence awards. It's an important way to acknowledge the significant contribution that women are making to achieve change in their local communities, businesses and society more generally. 

“Westpac has a