Brenda Gabe Award
Do you know a woman with a disability or a group of women with disabilities who have inspired you, or provided and enhanced opportunities for women with disabilities to participate in a safer and more inclusive community in some way?
Women with Disabilities Victoria is proud to offer the Brenda Gabe Leadership Award again this year. The award recognises and celebrates the contribution that women with disabilities make to improve the status of women with disabilities, with a secondary focus on their contribution to their local and/or wider community.
- Individual women being nominated for this award must have a disability and be a resident of Victoria.
- Groups nominated for this award must have a majority membership of women with disabilities and be residents of Victoria.
- The contribution the woman with a disability or group has made to improve the individual or group status of women with disabilities.
- Secondary selection criterion The contribution the woman with a disability or group has made to their local and/or the wider community.
Nominators are welcome to represent their nominees from last year. Their nominations will be viewed favourably.
We encourage women from diverse backgrounds and/or life experiences to be nominated.
The winner of the award receives $2000 toward a capacity building project or professional development.