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THANK YOU ALL so much for joining us at the Australian Advance Global Awards 2021 virtual broadcast! It was certainly filled with excitement, emotion, inspirition, thought provoking ideas and truly remarkble contributors to our valued global Australian community.
BIG BIG congratulations to all our 2021 finalists and winners! Their extraordinary ideas and cutting edge thoughts are always inspiring. We’ll continue sharing their stories in the upcoming months.
With over 130 guests in attendance and a large online gathering, our Shanghai event was the largest in person party anywhere in the world! This would not have been possible without the incredible support of our partners, sponsors and enthusiastic guests.
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The 2021 Award winners will also be celebrated at our signature in-person Gala Dinner in Sydney on 23 March 2022. You are invited to secure your tickets for this celebration of outstanding global Australians at The Star in Sydney, Australia. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO THE SHANGHAI SPONSORS!
AND ENORMOUS THANKS TO THE ADVANCE PARTNERS FOR HELPING SHOWCASE THE VERY BEST OF GLOBAL AUSTRALIAN TALENT.
THE 2021 ADVANCE AWARD WINNERS
● Alumni Award – Sameer Dixit, Co-Founder/ Vice Chairperson, Centre for Molecular Dynamics Nepal
● Arts Award – Pallavi Sharda, Actress, Bollywood star, Dancer
● Commercial Creatives Award – Sam Levy, Editor-In-Chief, Managing Director / Theatre Producer
● Education & Research Award – Patricia Davidson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong
● Emerging Leaders Award – Andrea Boyd, International Space Station Flight Controller
● FinTech Award – Ed Robinson, CEO and Founder, Stash
● Life Sciences Award – Ben Hindson, President/Chief Scientific Officer/ Co-founder, 10xGenomics
● Social Impact Award – Leith Greenslade, Founder, Just Actions
● Sustainability Award – Darian McBain, Global Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Thai Union
● Technology & Entrepreneurship Award – Arjun Goyal, Co-founder and Managing Director, Vida Ventures, LLC
● Asia Impact Award – Jimmy Pham AM, Founder / CEO, KOTO
● Global Impact Award – Bruce Stillman AO, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
● Global Icon Award – Simone Young AM, Leading conductor in Europe, US and Australia
OVERALL AWARD WINNER
● Global Australian Award 2021 – Leith Greenslade, Founder, Just Actions
The 13 winners of the Advance Awards were selected after review by more than 20 subject matter experts and then a judging panel of renowned Australians who represent the country’s diverse entrepreneurial culture. Chaired by Advance Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Ken Allen AM, the judging panel includes Jillian Broadbent AO, Darren Burns, Michelle Garnaut AO, Alexie Glass Kantor, Sir Michael Hintze AM, Bob Isherwood, Andrew Liveris AO and Joseph Kwok.
The Advance Awards recognise the work of remarkable global Australians making an extraordinary impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia. The Awards are the only of their kind to recognise the contributions of the Australian diaspora – the one million Australians living abroad and 2.5 million former international students at Australian universities.
To learn more visit www.advance.org
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FROM M GLAM IN SHANGHAI
SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2021
Michelle Garnaut AO, Advance Global Board
Angelica Cheung, Alumni Award Winner 2018
Jackie Yun, Food Award Winner 2017
Yijia Li, Asia Impact Award Winner 2019
Dominic Trindade, Australian Consul General Shanghai