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Girl(s) you need to know: Your Influence Awards Business & Tech finalists

18 August 2018

WORDS BY Fashion Quarterly New Zealand

At Miss FQ, we’re all about making bold moves which is why we’ve teamed up with Revlon for our annual Influence Awards.

As you know, there’s more to having ‘influence’ than being an ‘influencer’ and this year we are shining a light on awesome New Zealanders doing amazing things, both on and off the ‘gram.

Ready to meet your Business & Tech finalists?


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DEANNA YANG
@moustachenz
17.6K

This little milk and cookie bar shows no signs of crumbling. Their infectious passion for quality (and delicious) product has seen them amass a considerable following and demonstrates how keeping it simple and genuine are the winning ingredients.


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MICHAELA MCBRIDE
@mmcbridecalligraphy
25.7K

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Michaela is an inspiring businesswoman that has turned a creative hobby into a small international and successful business. She puts 100% into the smallest of details in her work to make her clients’ dreams a reality.


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DONIELLE BROOKE
@designer.wardrobe
67.2K

Donielle is a prime example of the ultimate girl boss who doesn’t let any of life’s challenges (like beating cancer at a young age!) slow her down; rather she turns it into something positive.


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SHARNDRE KUSHOR
crimsoneducation.org

This 23-year-old co-founder of a multi-million-dollar company set out to inspire, educate and change the lives of the next generation of students. Sharndre is turning education on its head and connecting highschoolers with the industry’s best and brightest.


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IYIA LIU
@iyialiu 55.3k
@waisttrainer_nzaus 105k
@bambi_boutique 209k

Founder of Waist Trainer, Luxe Fitness, Bambi Boutique, Girls in Business, Celebration Box and Acuimat, Iyia has used her success to bring together like-minded boss babes and provide them with a space to network and chat with other women.


Like what you see? Make sure you head to our voting page to make sure your favourite finalist takes out their category, plus be in to win some amazing prizes up for grabs.

Vote for your favourite finalist here.


Remember to check in to MissFQ.co.nz on 20 September to find out who you chose as New Zealand’s most influential and read all about the winners in our beautiful new issue of Miss FQ, on sale 24 September.

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