Noreen Nicholson - Award Nominee

Noreen is nominated for Women in Community Life for Climate Action – Disaster and Resilience – sponsored by Women's Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West.

Noreen is a passionate climate activist who is committed to mitigating the effects of climate change and achieving a fast and fair transition to a net-zero carbon future for Geelong.

In her capacity as a lead volunteer with Geelong Sustainability, she has inspired other women to join her event planning and project teams, with some going on to build careers in the sustainability sector. She also led the work to move all Geelong Sustainability events online during the pandemic.

Noreen has shown exemplary leadership, serving on the Committee of Management for many years, developing and coordinating numerous community engagement programs, and has also led Geelong Sustainability’s support for proper recognition of First Nations people.

Page last updated: Monday, 15 May 2023