Infrastructure New Zealand Director Strategic Partnerships, Sarah Lang has been selected
as one of 13 Association Influencers in 2020, an inaugural program hosted by the
Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) highlighting the
outstanding contributions of individuals in the association community across
Australia and New Zealand.
AuSAE took the opportunity to launch the inaugural Association Influencers Program in 2020, to recognise individuals in Australia and New Zealand’s Association sector as they stood front and centre - supporting, protecting and advocating for their members as the once in a generation global crisis unfolded.
judging panel of experienced and passionate association leaders selected the
Association Influencers based on how they demonstrated influence, exemplary
leadership, unrivalled guidance, strength in resilience and service to the
sector over the last 12 months.
The panel noted "Sarah has inspired
countless peers, and her vision and drive in sustainable events and developing
programmes specific to women and young professionals is admirable."
Among her many achievements, Sarah
founded the Women's Infrastructure
Network NZ and is an advocate for the advancement of women in
the infrastructure sector. Sarah has led the growth of the WIN network to
over 2100 members, spread over seven chapters nationwide.
Sarah also established Infrastructure
NZ’s young leader Emerging Talent Network
for upcoming leaders in the infrastructure sector, under the age of
35. This network now has 3 Chapters in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
and over 800 members.
AuSAE President and Judging Panelist described the high calibre of the
nominees in this first year of the program.
“It has been our
privilege to acknowledge each and every one of the nominated individuals; their
tireless efforts to making a significant and lasting impact within the
Association industry and setting the benchmark for their fellow professionals
into the future.
“We thank all our
nominees for their continued support and commitment to our community over the
last 12 months and congratulate all our Association Influencers of 2020,” said Lyn
To meet the AuSAE
Association Influencers 2020 and nominees, visit: Association Influencers 2020