About the Awards


Telstra is a passionate advocate of women in business, celebrating their achievements through Australia's longest running and most esteemed women's award program – the Telstra Business Women's Awards.

Now in its twenty-second year, the Awards are about more than simply recognising and rewarding the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia’s most brilliant business women – they play a critical role in raising the profile of women in business.

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Telstra Business Women's Awards

Dr Catherine Ball

Elemental Strategy

"The Telstra Business Women's Awards have changed my career direction. It's linked me up with people I never thought I'd get a chance to meet. It's opened career opportunities for me that I didn't have before. So for me it's been a game changer, a real game changer."

Dr Catherine Ball

Elemental Strategy

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16/11 | Founder of solar energy business is heating up her industry taking out a top award

South Australian business woman, Jenny Paradiso, is the 2016 Telstra Australian Business Women’s Entrepreneur winner, announced at a gala dinner tonight. Read more