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Leanne shines as finalist in business awards

Telstra Business Women’s Awards
Bundaberg woman Leanne Baker has been named as a finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

A Bundaberg teacher and entrepreneur has been recognised for her unique planner business and her passion for helping others.

Leanne Baker was recently announced as one of the 24 finalists of the historic 25th Telstra Queensland Business Women’s Awards in the 2020 Telstra Emerging Leader Award category.

As a high school maths teacher, online influencer and owner of Leanne Baker Daily – Leanne knows all too well how important it is to be organised in order to juggle multiple projects.

Luckily, she also has a passion for helping people and with her Leanne Baker Daily Planner, Leanne is inspiring other women to find balance, make memories and to live with intention.

As part of here business, Leanne also offers a 14-day online course called Project 14 which teaches people to de-clutter their homes and simplify their lives.

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Leanne Baker with one of her planners. Photo: Leanne Baker Daily

Awards highlight hardworking women like Leanne

The Telstra Business Women’s Awards celebrates Australia’s most successful women from small, medium and large businesses, for-purpose organisations and social enterprises, academia and the public sector, as well as emerging leaders.

Alex Badenoch, Telstra’s Group Executive of Transformation and People and Telstra Business Women’s Awards Ambassador, congratulated and thanked Leanne and the rest of the Queensland finalists for their commitment to setting an example for women in business.

“The 25th Telstra Business Women’s Awards finalists are challenging the status quo by using their collective power to rewrite what it means to be successful. They are championing inclusion and innovation, and inspiring others to do the same,” she said.

“For a quarter of a century, the Telstra Business Women’s Awards have advocated for women in business, helping promote gender equality in the workplace and recognised the women who are paving the way for future generations.

“While there is still much left to be done, every barrier these women break in business brings us a little closer to inclusion and equality.”