Spotlight on the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards Winners

Congratulations to the outstanding alumni who were recognised at the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards! These alumni leaders have used their Australian education to make a positive contribution in their profession and community.

  1. Dr Maria Soledad Antonio, Alumnus of the Year, for her work in mobilising resources from international health partners to support the Philippines’ COVID-19 response.
  2. Dr Doralyn Dalisay, Excellence in Innovation, for her contributions to antibiotic and anti-cancer drug discovery in the Philippines.
  3. Engineer Neilsen Campit, Young Achiever, for leading the use of plastic bag wastes in the construction of asphalt roads by the DPWH.
  4. Special Citations were also awarded to Dr Rex Bernardo, Dr Armand Mijares and Dr Isidoro Malaque III for their outstanding achievements and contributions in the fields of public governance, archaeology, and architecture, respectively.
Australian Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO (center) with the winners of the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards. From L-R: Dr Armand Salvador Mijares, Special Citation; Engineer Neilsen Campit, Young Achiever Award; Dr Rex Bernardo, Special Citation; Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO; Dr Ma Soledad Antonio, Alumnus of the Year; Dr Doralyn Dalisay, Excellence in Innovation; and Dr Isidoro Malaque III, Special Citation.

Spotlight on the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards Winners

Australian Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO (center) with the winners of the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards. From L-R: Dr Armand Salvador Mijares, Special Citation; Engineer Neilsen Campit, Young Achiever Award; Dr Rex Bernardo, Special Citation; Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO; Dr Ma Soledad Antonio, Alumnus of the Year; Dr Doralyn Dalisay, Excellence in Innovation; and Dr Isidoro Malaque III, Special Citation. Australian Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO (center) with the winners of the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards. From L-R: Dr Armand Salvador Mijares, Special Citation; Engineer Neilsen Campit, Young Achiever Award; Dr Rex Bernardo, Special Citation; Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO; Dr Ma Soledad Antonio, Alumnus of the Year; Dr Doralyn Dalisay, Excellence in Innovation; and Dr Isidoro Malaque III, Special Citation.

Congratulations to the outstanding alumni who were recognised at the 2022 Australia Alumni Excellence Awards! These alumni leaders have used their Australian education to make a positive contribution in their profession and community.

  1. Dr Maria Soledad Antonio, Alumnus of the Year, for her work in mobilising resources from international health partners to support the Philippines’ COVID-19 response.
  2. Dr Doralyn Dalisay, Excellence in Innovation, for her contributions to antibiotic and anti-cancer drug discovery in the Philippines.
  3. Engineer Neilsen Campit, Young Achiever, for leading the use of plastic bag wastes in the construction of asphalt roads by the DPWH.
  4. Special Citations were also awarded to Dr Rex Bernardo, Dr Armand Mijares and Dr Isidoro Malaque III for their outstanding achievements and contributions in the fields of public governance, archaeology, and architecture, respectively.

The program features three award categories:

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Alumnus of the Year

Demonstrated visionary leadership and best practice at a local or international level

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Alumnus of the Year

Demonstrated visionary leadership and best practice at a local or international level

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Excellence in Innovation Award

Demonstrated innovation in his/her field or industry. This can include: creation of a successful enterprise or project; creative new ideas, designs or products for industry or government; or innovative research findings.

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Excellence in Innovation Award

Demonstrated innovation in his/her field or industry. This can include: creation of a successful enterprise or project; creative new ideas, designs or products for industry or government; or innovative research findings.

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Young Achiever Award

Demonstrated excellent achievements and/or contribution in his/her chosen field that shows initiative and innovation and is under 35 years old by deadline date at the time of nomination.

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Young Achiever Award

Demonstrated excellent achievements and/or contribution in his/her chosen field that shows initiative and innovation and is under 35 years old by deadline date at the time of nomination.

Australian Alumni Excellence Award Winners