Leading Philanthropist Award 2020

We are pleased to share the news that Carol Schwartz AO, Chair Women's Leadership Institute Australia, was recognised today with the nation’s highest philanthropic honour, the ‘Leading Philanthropist’ presented at the 2020 Australian Philanthropy Awards.


In accepting the Leading Philanthropist Award, Carol said she has always seen philanthropy as a way to invest in ideas and leaders; to catalyse and collaborate to create a positive impact. “I am really delighted and honoured to accept the Leading Philanthropist Award and to join a cohort of other wonderful Australian philanthropists. I'd like to congratulate everyone nominated and awarded today. Thank you to the judges; Sarah Davies and her team at Philanthropy Australia,” Carol said.

To learn more about Carol's vision and impact, watch her 'Leading Interviews' in conversation with Philanthropy Australia's co-chair Amanda Miller.