2016 - ACT Woman of the Year
Amanda Whitley has become one of Canberra’s best known female entrepreneurs and is the Founder and Director of HerCanberra. The HerCanberra website, magazine, direct mail and social media channels are platforms for discussions on issues impacting women today, including domestic violence, equal pay, disability and homelessness.
Amanda supports local business, with a focus on businesses owned by women, by helping them get in touch with the local community through exposure on HerCanberra. She also facilitates connections and friendships between local women through regular ‘Click and Connect’ events. Amanda promotes Canberra to the world and creates an inclusive community for all Canberra women.