This award is a tri-annual event which honors and celebrates the achievements of women in Hong Kong. The award recognizes women who have made significant contribution to their professions, Hong Kong’s business environment and society. They are selected for providing outstanding examples to business leaders, peers and youth alike, in their high standard of integrity and ethical values.
The Award carries two categories: Outstanding Women Professionals and Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs. For each category, there are three recipients.
Invitation for nominations normally begins in February or March of the year of the award, through publicity in the media, as well as extensive reaching to local business and professional associations, societies, corporations, universities, and individual business and community leaders.
Award exercises were held in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2017.
For more information about the OWA, please contact : firstname.lastname@example.org