WAIKIKI mother of six Karen McDermott took out the Network Excellence category at the national Ausmumpreneur Awards.
McDermott is a writer who has a publishing company Serenity Press.
“I never expected to win, but I am so thrilled,” she said.
“We have worked so hard all year building Serenity Press.
“Winning this award is an affirmation that we are building something very special.
“This year has been our biggest year of growth.
“Being affiliated with the Ausmumpreneur network has been a huge part of that growth.”
The aim of the awards are to support and inspire women to run their business around family life.