Uni awards leaders
TWO Como residents were among 14 winners at the Curtin University Alumni Awards.
Sue van Leeuwen was awarded the Distinguished Australian Alumni Award while Pooja Maru was awarded a Young Alumni Medal.
The inaugural awards recognised Curtin graduates for significant contributions they have made to society.
Dr Van Leeuwen holds a Doctor of Business Administration and a Bachelor degree in Applied Science and was instrumental in establishing Community Leadership Australia.
Ms Pooja graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2007 and is a managing partner of Craven’s Pharmacy.
Curtin Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said the awards embraced Curtin’s mission to change minds, lives and the world.