Women in Leadership Award

Key Dates For UDIA NSW Women in Leadership Award 

Nominations open: Monday 19 August 2019
Nominations close: Friday 13 September 2019
Final submissions due: Thursday 19 September 2019
Announcement of winner: Thursday 17 October at the Annual State Conference Dinner


The UDIA NSW Women in Leadership Award for Excellence acknowledges and promotes the positive contribution of women to the NSW property industry. UDIA NSW encourages female professionals across all disciplines of the development industry from both the public and private sectors to enter, including; developers, contractors, consultants, those involved in property services, property management, marketing and professional support services. The award aims to recognise outstanding women working at mid to senior levels within the NSW development industry.



Do you know a leader in the NSW property development industry who:

  • demonstrates excellence in their field;
  • is an inspirational role model in the workplace and the industry;
  • champions positive change, upholds the highest values and principles;
  • responds innovatively to projects and challenges; and
  • has made a significant contribution to the NSW property development industry?



2018 - Winner - Tamara Rasmussen, Lendlease Communities

2018 - Commendation - Kylie Powell, Penrith City Council 

2017 - Donna Savage, Project Leader, UrbanGrowth

2016 - Vanessa Pearson, CEO, Diversified Property Group

2015 - Margaret Rahilly, Marketing and Acquisitions Manager, Meriton Group

2014 - Vera Boyarsky, Director and Business Owner, Anka Property Group

2013 - Christina Hobbes, Senior Development Manager, Stockland

2012 - Joint Winner - Sarah Hill, Director, Hill PDA

2012 - Joint Winner - Sylvia Hrovatin, National Manager, Walker Corporation

2011 - Julie Bindon, JBA Planning

2010 - Gabrielle Morrish, GM Urban Design & Architecture