We asked our readers and the business community to nominate women who have inspired, challenged and supported them in their careers. Why? Because we believe that increasing the visibility of women and acknowledging the distinct leadership and learning styles they bring will not only produce better business outcomes - it'll lead to us solving some of the biggest issues of our time. Browse the full list below, and while you're here, check out our list of the Top Australian Female Entrepreneurs. You can also read more about why we've built this showcase here.