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Cox Automotive Australia is pleased to announce nominations are open for the second annual Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award, designed to raise the profile of women who demonstrate commitment to innovation, leadership or community within the multifaceted automotive industry, and to recognise their achievements.

This award’s namesake, the late Barbara Cox, served as director of Cox Enterprises, Cox Automotive’s parent company in the USA, and we’re proud to recognise her legacy and her significant contribution to the automotive industry.

The winner of the inaugural 2023 Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award in Australia was Eleni Mitakos, Founder of Galmatic, an organisation that has been running car maintenance workshops and school incursions for girls since 2007.

The award is open to any woman involved in the Australian automotive industry. Nominations are open until 31st January 2024, and the winner, who will receive $5,000 to spend on her own personal development, will be announced during the week commencing 4th March 2024, to coincide with International Women’s Day.

If you’re ready to nominate, please fill in the form below.