The Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award recognises an outstanding woman who has contributed to the dairy industry with passion, drive, innovation and leadership.
The recipient will receive a scholarship of up to $20,000 for an approved development programme, professional/business coaching and/or learning experience (or combination of these) chosen by the recipient.
The Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year 2020 title will be awarded at the national conference in Hamilton on 6 May 2020. Finalists will be individually interviewed on 15 April 2020 in Auckland to ascertain a winner followed by media training and filming.
The selection panel consists of five judges including representatives from Dairy Women’s Network, Fonterra, Global Women, Ballance Agri-Nutrients and a previous Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year recipient.
The judging panel will give consideration to the following qualities when awarding the Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year title:
The entrant has a commitment, drive and passion for the dairy industry as a whole and is a positive role model for women in dairying.