We are proud to announce that Catriona Williams founder of the CatWalk Trust
for research into spinal cord injury (the charity we, at the Designer Clothing Gallery represent)
has been awarded the Community, Not for Profit award.
She is a woman of great influence who has also been recognised as a Sir Peter Blake leader,
was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2014 and finalist
for New Zealander of the Year in 2014.
The Women of Influence Programme is designed to identify, recognise and celebrate the 100
most influential women shaping New Zealand across 10 categories: Arts and Culture,
Board and Management, Business Enterprise, Community and Not for Profit, Diversity, Global, Innovation, Public Policy and Rural.
The finalists were Helen Robinson, Gaylene Preston, Lisa King, Catriona Williams, Sue Kedgley, Lyn Provost, Michelle Dickinson, Naomi Revenue, Mavis Mullins, Alexia Hilbertidou and Dame Rosanne Meo.