By Norfy Shafeq
Unveiling the dynamic finalists from 10 different countries
The Women of the Future Awards Southeast Asia has unveiled their 49 talented individuals across Southeast Asia spanning over 10 countries. Nominees ranged from a leader in the Indonesian Army to a visionary seeking to raise awareness regarding the plight of refugees in Malaysia. The shortlist places the spotlight on incredible women making a real difference in Southeast Asia.
Founded by Pinky Lilani CBE DL in the UK in 2006, and first launched in Southeast Asia in 2018, the Women of the Future is a groundbreaking platform to showcase emerging female leaders. Now in its third successive year, Women of the Future Southeast Asia is once again proudly supported by headline sponsor Aviva.
A total of 49 talented individuals across 10 countries in Southeast Asia who are helping to drive positive changes and break barriers in their respective industries have been selected.
Nominations closed on 2nd October 2019, and the 49 finalists were selected after careful review by the shortlist committee. Finalists will be invited to a judging day for an interview with their category judges. Judges include Will Myles, Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, RICS; Dan Wasik, Head of Talent Outreach, Google Asia Pacific; and Alexandra McKenzie, Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission, Singapore. Vicki Treadell CMG MVO, British High Commissioner to Australia, is Chair of the Judging Panel.
The winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Singapore on 18th March 2020.
The Women of the Future Southeast Asia is also sponsored by Asia Square, NTT Group, Mishcon De Reya, RICS, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Worldpay and supported by CNBC, Financial Times, Hilton Singapore and the GREAT Britain and Ireland Campaign.
The full list of the finalists for Women of The Future Awards could be found in their website.