Zonta Club of Brisbane is excited to announce applications are open for its   Advancement of Women Award.

This is a very special award that recognises a person who, through their leadership, work or advocacy, is progressing the status of women by either creating new pathways for women, facilitating women’s advancement along existing pathways, or advancing the interests of women through other endeavours in social, community, economic, academic, political or work environments.

The Award provides $5,000 to the winner who will also be offered a year of collaboration with members of the Zonta Club of Brisbane Inc.

Who is eligible?

The Award is open to persons of any gender who are on the path of helping women and who can use the funds to leverage the effect of their work. It seeks nominations from a broad base. For example, the recipient could be an administrator, scientist, teacher, business or industry leader, police officer, community worker, fundraiser or a pioneer in their field. Members of Zonta and their families are not eligible to apply.

Further details

Application form

Details about the Award including eligibility; selection criteria or information required by the nominating person for their nominee are available in the Application form that can be downloaded and sent to zontabrisbane@gmail.com

Eligibility and information

Important dates

The award will be open from 5th July to 8th September, with the winner announced at the Zonta Club of Brisbane’s 50th anniversary dinner on Monday, 8 November.

The award is funded through  the Advancement of Women Fund set up in 2018 inaugurated with a living gift from charter member of the Zonta Club of Brisbane, Dr Joan Godfrey OBE. This fund will  grow with ongoing capital donations and bequests from members. Susan Hocking and Susan Davies.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Lesley Chenoweth (l.chenoweth@griffith.edu.au) or the Zonta Club of Brisbane at zontabrisbane@gmail.com