Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year finalists announced

An impressive selection of women make up the finalists in the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year awards

The line-up includes a dairy consultant, a district mayor, and a leadership coach. Hawke’s Bay dairy consultant Rachel Baker, Tararua district mayor Tracey Collis, and Southland dairy leadership coach Loshni Manikam are in the running for the coveted dairy award, which will be announced during Dairy Women’s Network’s conference in Rotorua on Thursday, 22 March.

Dairy Women’s Network CEO Zelda de Villiers says the three finalists highlight the wide scope of skills and expertise evident among women in New Zealand’s dairy industry.

“The role of women in this industry is unique and un-paralleled, and we’re proud to recognise and celebrate their success,” says de Villiers. 

The 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year receives a scholarship prize of up to $20,000 to undertake a professional/business development programme. 

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