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We celebrate and honour the achievements of women across the payments ecosystem. Recipients are women who have distinguished themselves as leaders, innovators, rising stars, and consummate professionals.
2017 Award nominations
award for
Innovation
Is awarded to a woman who has driven payments innovation through creativity, vision and perseverance in her organization or the payments industry as a whole.
award for
emerging leader
Pays tribute to talented women payments professionals who have demonstrated leadership, professional excellence, and a commitment to motivating others to make a positive impact in the payments industry.

award for
distinguished payments professional
Is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes a woman who has served as a role model and contributed greatly to the overall positive image of the payments industry.
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award for
thought leader
Awarded to a woman who actively contributes to the payments debate by speaking publicly or publishing content about the evolution of the Australian or the global payments ecosystem. She actively encourages such debate and strives to shape the future of the payments industry. Her commitment to mentorship and support of diversity is reinforced by her high integrity and professional standards.
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2017 Award Winners
distinguished payments professional
award recipient
Trish McGinness
Manager Compliance
Australian Payments Network
emerging leader
award recipient
Georgina Mackenzie
WEX
Project Delivery Team Lead
emerging leader
award recipient
Anne McDonnell
Head of Online and Product Management | Asia Pacific
Bambora
emerging leader
award recipient
Hayley Rugg
Director, Visa Performance Solutions
Visa
emerging leader
award recipient
Kate Thompson
Director, Projects
Mastercard, Australia
innovation
award recipient
Anna George
Head of Product
WEX
thought leader
award recipient
Dianne Shay
Senior Manager, Payments Industry
NAB
2016 Award Winners
emerging leader
award recipient
Kathryn Vine
Proposition Lead, New Payments Platform
ANZ Banking Group
innovation
award recipient
Katherine Bray
Managing Director Products
ANZ
innovation
award recipient
Jan Mason
Chief Executive Officer
Quest Payment Systems Pty Ltd
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