13 March 2015
2015 Women of Spirit Awards
presented by Bond Hair Religion
About the Awards
For the past nine years, Lifeline Canberra has recognised women of the ACT and region who have overcome adversity, given back to the community and become an inspiration to those around them.
2015 sees an exciting new partnership with award winning hair salon, Bond Hair Religion. Owner, Jenni Tarrant, received the Women of Spirit Award in 2013 and has hugely supported the Awards since.
Finalists were recognised and award recipients were celebrated at the Awards Luncheon held on Wednesday, 2 September 2015.
In the 2015 Rising Women of Spirit category, our Finalists were:
- Rochelle Bright
- Sarah Mamalai
- Jessica May
- Kylie Travers
In the 2015 Women of Spirit category, our Finalists were:
- Larissa Dann
- Mirsada Draskovic
- Gay Evans
- Sheila Lynch
- Julie Okley
- Christine Spicer
- Joanne Whithear
- Geetha Wijewickrema
2015 Award Recipients
2015 Rising Women of Spirit Award Recipient - Sarah Mamalai
Battling brain cancer for 8 years, Sarah Mamalai has made it into the tiny 5% bracket of long-term survivors. Sarah has gone on to raise over $160,000 for brain cancer research.
2015 Women of Spirit Award Recipient - Gay Evans
Gay Evans has persevered through countless challenges in her life. Overcoming disability, sickness, grief and marriage difficulties, Gay has used her personal struggles and experiences to help others, and has reached countless people in her lifetime.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - Spirited women recognised with Lifeline awards
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - Inspirational women to be recognised at Lifeline’s award function
Previous Award Recipients
Attendees at the 2015 Women of Spirit Awards Launch on Monday, 11 May at Bond Hair Religion
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