"We instigated the Hall of Fame to honour those whose success has paved the way, whose brilliance has changed the way things are done and whose generosity has impacted our world for the better."

Championed by Co.OfWomen, 2019 will see the new zealand hall of fame for women entrepreneurs enter its sixth year and with it the induction of 3 more women to bring the total inducted to 24.

The hall of fame creates explicit examples of female entrepreneurial success to do 4 important jobs =

nominations for 2019

Nominations are invited for entrepreneurs, by any individual,
for women who match these 4 criteria:

business success

has achieved significant national/global success

impact on industry

have had a significant, tangible impact on their industry

supporting success

involved with initiatives to support women’s success

making a difference

applying their resources/profits for the good of others


The selection panel comprises members of Co.OfWomen's board and 3 inductees to the Hall of Fame

Tara Lorigan

Co.OfWomen founder

Theresa Gattung

Co.OfWomen Board Chair

Dr Lee Mathias

2015 Hall of Fame Inductee

Sharon Hunter

2012 Hall of Fame Inductee

Wynnis Armour

Co.OfWomen Deputy Chair

Sarah Paykel

Co.OfWomen board member

Ranjna Patel

2014 Hall of Fame Inductee


Nominations are openly invited by email by no later than October 30, 2018 to [email protected] Please provide information for your nominee in support of her nomination against the four criteria provided.


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