Young Change MakerYoung Change Maker

This will be awarded to a woman under the age of 30 who has demonstrated strong leadership potential and contributed above and beyond her peer group, delivering actionable and trackable change for women – whether by establishing a non profit organization focused on a specific issue of concern for women, setting up a start up that is developing a product or service that would have a significant impact on women's lives or working within an established organization or corporation to make a difference for women's lives and careers.


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Woman Entrepreneur / Non-Profit LeaderWoman Entrepreneur / Non-Profit Leader

This will be awarded to a woman demonstrating outstanding success in managing her own business, her advocacy, power and Influence, and her community involvement and responsibility, or a woman (or team) who is a leading personality in a non-profit, NGO or community serving organization. These are not mutually exclusive but all nominees should be able to show how their efforts are reimagining what a sustainable future for women means.


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Champion for WomenChampion for Women

This will be awarded to a person (male or female) who leads the way in the empowerment, inclusion and development of women in Hong Kong, advocating for equal rights, opportunities and visible change in policies and organizational culture.


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Woman Change Maker in SportsWoman Change Maker in Sports

This will be awarded to a woman who has made remarkable contributions to the development, encouragement and reinforcement of women and girls' participation in sport on and off the field of play. The winner must demonstrate a strong advocacy for female empowerment through sport, as well as actively be working to develop career pathways for women in this industry. The awardees bring about change not only on the field of play, but also in the workplace, at home, in schools and in other areas of society. Her persona shows us all how when girls play sport they can transform their own lives as well as the lives of those around them.


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Leading Woman Director / ExecutiveLeading Woman Director / Executive

This will be awarded to a woman who is currently sitting on the board of a company listed in Hong Kong or on an international exchange, on the board of an NGO or charity board recognized under Section 88 of the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Ordinance, or on subsidiary and joint venture boards, or holds a C-suite title (or equivalent). The nominee must be elected and active in her role on or before December 31, 2021.


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Woman Champion of Disadvantaged Groups & MinoritiesWoman Champion of Disadvantaged Groups & Minorities

COVID-19 has made apparent the inequalities that minorities and disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong suffer on a daily basis, yet so often they are neglected and forgotten. This category will recognise a woman that has taken significant steps to improve the infrastructure that supports Hong Kong's most at risk, and that strives to develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being.



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Woman Change Maker in STEMWoman Change Maker in STEM

This will be awarded to a woman who is a leading personality in a STEM role at her current or past organization and has a proven track record of advocating for increased visibility and opportunities for women in her industry.


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Best Company Championing WomenBest Company Championing Women

The nominee for this award should be a company that has shown outstanding achievement in supporting the development of women in business and providing innovative work/life programs that develop and facilitate sustainable career pathways for the advancement of women either internally in its own company or through policies that encourage or require diversity in its vendors and service providers. This company will have operations in Hong Kong, must have a clear and strong link with Hong Kong, and submission materials must provide evidence of the nominee's ongoing activities and impact for elevating women in Hong Kong.



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