We are delighted to have held our 2nd Women of the Future Southeast Asia awards on March 21st 2019. The awards showcased inspiring regional emerging leaders, who are tomorrow’s game-changers, disrupting stereotypes and driving positive impactful change.
This initiative is an integral part of our vision to build a global, collaborative network of women. We believe the strength of our brand in the UK, as well as our expertise and experience means that we are in a strong position to positively impact different regions through our programme. So why Asia for our first awards outside of the UK?
Talent shortages are more widespread in Asia than any other region – more than 48% of Asia pacific employees say that talent shortages are posing difficulties in the hiring process. Tapping into under-utilised talent pools is crucial in order to ease the talent shortage in Asia – Women as a demographic group represent an extremely large untapped resource. We believe that the WOF programme can encourage, motivate and provide role models to inspire and strengthen the female talent pipeline and in the process create a global community of supportive and collaborative women.
This award is for a dedicated businesswoman, thriving in South East Asia. This award is open to employees of both public, publicly quoted and privately owned organizations.
Are you a budding actress or an energetic film producer, an artist or a choreographer? This award acknowledges the creative forces of the future – rising stars among performing artists and those behind the scenes.
This category recognises the extraordinary and varied contributions of traditional “public servants”, charity and volunteer workers. We are also seeking submissions from community-spirited young women in business, philanthropic individuals, entrepreneurs leading positive social action.
This award identifies and celebrates younger entrepreneurs who are really going places. Judges will be looking for candidates who have already started to build a business (or businesses), and who can show they have the ambition, energy, skill and vision to scale the heights.
This award acknowledges the rising stars among media professionals.
This award recognises women who are making a significant contribution in the professions of legal, medicine, architecture, accounting, insurance, education in the region.
This category recognises a group of truly remarkable young females, forging new ground in scientific endeavours, as well as ground-breaking achievements in the worlds of digital and technology.
This award is for a female professional who shape the world we live in through their work in either property, construction or infrastructure.
This award identifies and celebrates altruistic social entrepreneurs who have founded an enterprise focused on achieving sustainable and meaningful social change through their work and who show they have the ambition, energy, skill and vision to positively impact and optimise social value creation.
This award recognises active mentors behind the success of younger women in Southeast Asia. This award pays tribute to some of the most influential and unsung heroes and heroines who are strengthening the pipeline of female talent in the region. The award is open to men and women of all ages. They do not have to be citizens of the countries but have to have lived in Southeast Asia for at least 2 years.
- 6.30pmDrinks reception
- 7.10pmWelcome speeches
- 8.45pmAwards presentation
- 10.15pmPresentation ends and networking
- Individual rateS$350
- Table of 10S$3500
On March 20, 2018, we hosted our inaugural Women of the Future Awards, South East Asia and the Hilton Singapore.