Topic: Women in Defence Awards

Navy Engineer humbled by award

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author and photographer), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy receives the phone call advising that she has won the Engineering category in the Australian Defence Magazine's Women in Defence Awards 2020. (photo: )

Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy receives the phone call advising that she has won the Engineering category in the Australian Defence Magazine's Women in Defence Awards 2020.

The Australian Defence Magazine (ADM) Women in Defence Awards ceremony was live-streamed around the country last week as finalists gathered at various events in front of televisions, phones and computer screens to hear the winners announced.

Encouraging STEM achieves award nomination

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Deputy Platform Systems Sustainment Manager Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy speaks with students from Mercedes College at the Submarine Recruiting Team presentation as part of National Science Week held at Mercedes College in Perth, WA. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Deputy Platform Systems Sustainment Manager Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy speaks with students from Mercedes College at the Submarine Recruiting Team presentation as part of National Science Week held at Mercedes College in Perth, WA.

Lieutenant Commander Siobhan Sturdy of Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group features in the final of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

A passion for people

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Director Navy People and Career Management Agency, Captain Tish van Stralen, who received a Judge’s Special Mention in the Project Management category of the Australian Defence Magazine Women in Defence Awards 2020. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Director Navy People and Career Management Agency, Captain Tish van Stralen, who received a Judge’s Special Mention in the Project Management category of the Australian Defence Magazine Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Captain Tish van Stralen, Director Navy People Career Management Agency, features in the fourth of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Masterful mentoring rewards operational manager

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

File image: Chief Petty Officer (then Petty Officer) Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, in April 2019. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

File image: Chief Petty Officer (then Petty Officer) Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, in April 2019.

Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Jessica Buley from HMAS Sydney features in the third of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Samantha’s star is rapidly rising

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Miss Samantha (Sam) Roald. (photo: Unknown)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Miss Samantha (Sam) Roald.

Sam Roald from the Navy Engineering Branch features in the second of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.

Retention effort earns nomination

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens. (photo: Unknown)

Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020 finalist, Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens.

Petty Officer Maritime Personnel Supervisor Natalie Stephens from Defence Force Recruiting features in the first of our five-part special feature on the finalists in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards 2020.