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We are so thrilled to announce our very own Director, Gemma Alker has been recognised at international business awards for female leadership by winning gold and silver honours!

Gemma was in New York for the Stevie Awards ceremony held on November 10. Ms Alker won the Gold for Female Executive of the year in her category and Silver for Female Innovator of the Year.

“This is one of those moments where you just have to pinch yourself,” Ms Alker said about the win.

“The true magic of partnerships lies in bringing together a diverse group of people to create something they could not do alone.

“Innovation is a team sport that inspires collaboration, community and creation.”

Ms Alker was pivotal in founding QUT’s partnership with technology company Cisco to accelerate digital transformation and build digital skills across Australia.

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