Dr Sarah Leberman, of Palmerston North, MNZM for services to women, sport and tertiary education
Dr Sarah Leberman is a Professor of Leadership at Massey University, having previously been a recreation officer, Head of School of Management, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor for Massey Business School, and Dean Academic for Massey University. She co-developed the University sector-wide New Zealand Women in Leadership programme, chaired the Steering Group, and is an Advisor. She co-founded and co-chairs Women in Sport Aotearoa. She helped develop the government strategy to increase leadership, participation, value and visibility of women and girls in sport. She managed the Junior Black Sticks Women and was stand-in manager for the Black Sticks Women. Dr Leberman coaches at Taekwondo Manawatu and has served on sporting organisation boards.