Business | Motivational

Alexia Hilbertidou

Alexia Hilbertidou, the trailblazing founder of GirlBoss NZ, is a beacon of inspiration for young women leaders across New Zealand and beyond.

  • Founder of GirlBoss NZ: Established at the young age of 16, Alexia created New Zealand’s leading network for aspiring young women leaders.

  • Vibrant Community: Over 13,500 members are part of the thriving GirlBoss NZ, fostering future leaders.

  • Mission for Empowerment: Alexia is devoted to advancing young women into key leadership and decision-making roles, with a focus on boardroom presence.

  • Renowned Achievements:

    • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2023: This prestigious honour recognises her impactful entrepreneurial journey.

    • Recognised Trailblazer: Named Pacific Young Entrepreneur of the Year and a Semi-Finalist for Young New Zealander of the Year.

    • Forbes 30 Under 30: Acknowledged for her global influence before the age of 30.

    • Queen's Young Leader Award: An international commendation from Her Majesty, The Queen, highlighting Alexia as the youngest ever recipient in the Commonwealth.

  • Engaging Speaker: Alexia’s speeches are a fusion of motivational stories and humour, showcasing her belief that youth and determination are key to driving societal change.