Telstra business woman finalist

Grace Yu

USQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas (pictured) has been recognised as one of Queensland's most successful and influential business leaders as a finalist in the 2016 Telstra Business Women's Awards.

Since becoming USQ's first female VC in 2012, Professor Thomas has spearheaded a transformation program at USQ to boost research excellence, create greater diversity, and improve student outcomes, with USQ now out-performing traditional sandstone universities financially.

The winners of the 2016 Telstra Business Women's Awards will be announced on October 14.

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