Some of our Women of Influence alumni on what being a Woman of Influence means to them.
Therese Walsh was the supreme winner of the board and management category in 2013.
Nasa astronaut Wendy Lawrence answered some burning questions about space.
Last year's Women of Influence winner Lesley Elliott says her award recognises that domestic violence is an issue.
Former Wellington mayor Kerry Prendergast was a local and regional category winner last year.