The nominees for Bumble’s upcoming Glass Ceiling Awards have been announced. The accolades, held in association with Marie Claire Australia, will celebrate companies and individuals who are making waves for women in the professional world.
Sport Australia, The Iconic, Carriageworks and American Express have are up for the Majority Rules Award, given to a business where women make up the majority of the board or leadership roles.
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been nominated for the Ceiling Smasher Award, alongside philanthropist Susan Alberti, indigenous activist Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo, quantum physicist Professor Michelle Simmons and Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins.
The rest of the award categories are: Pay Equity, Family-Friendly, Social Conscience, Future Shaper and Mentor.
Bumble users can register their friends for the Making Moves People’s Choice Award inside the app. Local women will be shortlisted who are pushing for equality by making positive changes in their community.
Moves Making Impact is Bumble’s latest charity initiative that will donate money to good causes for every conversation that is made by women on the social app.
The winners of the awards will be revealed at a ceremony in Sydney on 19th June.
Whitney Wolfe Herd recently made her first appearance on the Forbes List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women in 72nd position, with an estimated net worth of $290 million.
See all the nominees here.