Announcing the AWAPAC Future is Female Awards Shortlist

The First-Ever AWAPAC Future is Female Awards Shortlist!

Here comes the shortlist! The judges have reviewed all of the magnificent nominations, and they have spoken. Please meet the woman creating Advertising Week APAC history as the first-ever AWAPAC Future is Female Awards shortlist, presented by LinkedIn!

Meet the extraordinary shortlist:

  • Anne Ngo, Customer Strategy & Martech Director, Akcelo
  • Danni Dimitri, Head of Strategy, Hatched
  • Jacquie Alley, Chief Operating Officer, The Media Store
  • Kate O’Loughlin, Associate Strategy Director, Initiative
  • Katherine Therese Williams, National Head of Search, Wavemaker
  • Kim Dao, Senior Business Partner, Yahoo
  • Laura Hamod Barnes, Founding Partner & CEO, Connected Agency
  • Lauren Thornborough, Senior Client Director, UM Australia
  • Lisa Cox, Advertising and Marketing D&I Consultant, Lisa Cox
  • Marilla Akkermans, Managing Director, Equality Media + Marketing
  • Michaela Tan, INCA AUNZ Account Director, GroupM
  • Natalie Gardiner, Head of Marketing, Circular
  • Natalie Harvey, National Sales Director, Seven West Media
  • Noelle Kim, Chief Operating Officer, Airtasker
  • Olivia Panzic, Senior Marketing Manager, Content & Communications, TikTok
  • Renee Stopps, Sales Director, ANZ Microsoft Advertising
  • Rosie Chong, Social Strategist, Tribal Australia
  • Samantha Cooke, Head of Product Marketing APAC, Samsung Ads
  • Sarah McGregor, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu International
  • Sarah Wickham, Marketing Director, American Express
  • Sneha Bhaskar, Senior Marketing Manager, Teads Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Sophie Gallagher, Creative Strategy Director, Slingshot Media Ventures
  • Summer Treseder, Strategy Manager, Initiative Australia
  • Trish Deluria, APAC PR and Marketing Manager, Nexxen (Formerly Amobee and Unruly)
  • Vaishnavi Krishnan, Head of Creative Projects, Pedestrian Group

Winners will be announced during an invite-only ceremony on 31 July to kick off Advertising Week APAC.