Irihapeti Edwards is an incredible young woman works across financial services and global youth leadership.
Phylesha Brown-Acton serves Pasifika Rainbow, LGBTQIA+, MVPFAFF+ peoples and their families. She is the Executive Director of F’INE Pasifika Aotearoa, co-founded with Mama Tere Tahere-Strickland.
Deirdre Nehua has spent most of her life working for positive change for ngāi Māori, challenging the racism and inequities thrust upon our communities as a result of colonisation. She is also a writer and poet.
Renata Watene is an optometrist, and one of very few Māori in the industry. She is the director of her own optometry practice that now boasts two locations in Tāmaki Makaurau, and a member of the Waitematā District Health board.