Two Bundaberg Region residents have joined a small group of business professionals who have received accolades in CQUniversity’s 2020 Alumni Award winners lineup.
Chief Executive of Impact Community Services Tanya O'Shea and Managing Director and Co-founder of TECKnology Indigenous Corporation Leslie Lowe were both recognised for their outstanding work in the community recently.
Tanya received CQUniversity's 2020 Alumnus of the Year – Industry Excellence award in recognition of her significant leadership in community services.
She has been recognised for her important role in employment, disability, mental health, social innovation and training services through exceptional leadership and management.
Leslie was awarded CQUniversity’s 2020 Alumnus of the Year – Social Impact award.
The awards highlights his work to preserve, educate and develop modern business models for sustainable Indigenous industries and for his commitment to preserving the knowledge of Australia’s First Peoples and educating young people to respect and understand the world’s longest surviving civilisation.
CQUniversity’s Deputy Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations, Anthea Cuddihy said the 2020 award winners were a testament to the outstanding contribution CQUniversity graduates were making to industries and communities throughout Australia and the world.
“Every day across the globe, our graduates are making an incredible impact in their professions and communities – and our 2020 Alumni Award winners are outstanding examples of this,” Ms Cuddihy said.
“Each is making significant impacts, and on behalf of the University, I commend their hard work and congratulate them on their achievements.”
To view the full list of CQUniversity Alumni awards click here.