NSW Women’s Contribution Awards held on International Women’s Day 8 March 2023

NSW Women’s Contribution Awards held on International Women’s Day 8 March 2023

March 10, 2023

On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, non-profit organisation, Resilience Together Association Inc, in partnership with Women NSW, celebrated the contribution of women through their NSW Women’s Contribution Awards. 

The Haymarket Chamber of Commerce is proud to have been a supporter of this event which was delivered with funding from the NSW Government’s 2023 NSW Women’s Week Grants program and the financial and other contribution from various entities.


The Awards evening held at St Leonards was a celebration of women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in each of these categories:

  • Supporting women’s health 
  • Building women’s resilience

  • Enhancing women’s empowerment  
  • Advancing women’s opportunity 

Supporting Women’s Health Award

The finalists were Dr Sue Velovski, Chaoying Guo, Maria Rosa Casanova and Dr Bibiana Chan.

The joint winners were Dr Sue Velovski and Dr Bibiana Chan.

Building Women’s Resilience Award

The finalists were Ann Emmanuel, Luci Ozcan, Tina Qian and Penny Christie.

The winner was Ann Emmanuel.

Enhancing Women’s Empowerment Award

The finalists were Suet Koon Lai, Suna Flynn, Kimiyo Aizawa and Valerie (surname withheld at her request). 

The winner was Suet Koon Lai.

Advancing Women’s Opportunity Award

The finalists were Vivien Feng, Zepur Mouradian and Fiona Ho.

The winner was Zepur Mouradian.

Congratulations to all finalists and award winners. All of you deserve to be recognised and acknowledged for the wonderful and important contribution that you make.


Below are some photos from that evening and there are many more at the Resilience Together website.