Dr Rebecca Deans is an internationally recognised researcher in the surgical management of benign gynaecology and endometriosis and has a special interest in paediatric and adolescent gynaecology. Day to day, she works as a gynaecologist at the Royal Hospital for Women, a fertility specialist at the RHW Fertility Research Centre, as the only paediatric and adolescent gynaecologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital and is a senior lecturer at UNSW School of Women’s & Children’s Health. Dr Deans is the lead researcher of a collaborative uterine transplant project. In January 2023, Dr Deans and her team performed the first Australian uterine transplant at the Royal Hospital for Women. She is the recipient of the 2023 NSW Women of Excellence Award.