Cessnock Electorate Achiever Honoured In NSW Women Of The Year Awards

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State Member for Cessnock, Clayton Barr MP, congratulates Julia Weber on her nomination as a finalist in the 2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards.

Julia Weber has been nominated for the Young Woman of the Year for her achievement in helping to improve the financial literacy of young people from all backgrounds.

“Ms Weber is an extraordinary woman who has made a significant difference to our community as well as wider society,” Clayton Barr MP said.

While studying full time Ms Weber teaches financial literacy to high school and university students, her quest is to improve financial literacy that has led to her writing a financial literacy course that she has delivered to high schools.

Ms Weber is also working on app to enable young people to find funding for small business ideas.

Mr Barr said “She is a genuine trailblazer whose story inspires us all and I would encourage everyone to support her work by submitting their vote in the 2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards.”

To vote, or read more about the finalists, visit: https://www.women.nsw.gov.au/news-and-events/women-of-the-year

Voting closes on Friday 14 February at 11.59pm, with winners to be announced at the 2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards at the International Convention Centre Sydney on 5 March.

Minister for Women, Bronnie Taylor said “These awards celebrate the remarkable contributions of women from rural, regional and metropolitan NSW”.

The NSW Women of the Year Awards are part of NSW Women’s Week from 2-8 March.