How New Women of Influence Judge Te Aroha Grace Rejected the Patriarchy by Embracing Te Ao Māori

The newest judge in the Women of Influence Awards shares insight on seeing the world for a feminine lens.

Te Aroha Grace, who’s recently joined the line-up of judges in the iconic awards ceremony brought to us by our Partners, Westpac and Stuff, has shared how rejecting patriarchal thinking and embracing te ao Maori helped him reframe his approach to business and life.

“It’s a little bit of a feminist story, it’s a little bit of an iwi story, it’s a little bit of my mum’s story.”

Read his full, candid story originally published by our Partners Stuff, HERE.

A reminder that nominations for Women of Influence Awards close on August 16!

“It makes sense that in a world that needs healing we need feminine energy. It tends to be masculine voices that dominate rooms, so I’m mindful that I’m part of that” — Te Aroha Grace