Mentor of the Year

This award recognises exceptional leadership, mentorship programme implementation, and personal development. The mentor or coach should have at least one year of mentoring or coaching experience with one or more mentees, at least eight years of leadership experience, an excellent track record of staff engagement and retention, and be an inspiration to both men and women.

Mental Health Awareness Programme

This award recognises initiatives that successfully drove awareness of mental health and helped reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.

HR Management Champion

This award recognises an individual who is innovative and driving change and that demonstrated excellence with great leadership, communication, and strategic planning to drive results and transformation.

Health & Wellbeing Awards

This award sets out to recognise businesses’ achievements for their outstanding contribution to and promotion of health and wellbeing.

Best Company for Women

This award sets out to recognise all types of businesses that have provided a positive and supportive workplace for women, driving and developing practices that ensure women have a fair and positive work experience and opportunity to contribute and develop talent personally and professionally.

* Eligible companies must have a minimum of 60% female full-time employees and a minimum of 30% female employees in management or leadership positions.

Women’s Advancement Champion

This award recognises men and women leaders (at the VP/Director level or higher) who have successfully transitioned women’s advancement in business in the Asia-Pacific Region.

* This category is open to both men and women who champion women’s advancement.

Diversity & Inclusion Champion

This award honours men and women at all levels of business who have made outstanding contributions, influenced, or brought about cultural change in support of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

* This category is open to both men and women who champion D&I.

Diverse-Inclusive Workplace

This award recognises all types of businesses that have excelled in supporting diversity and inclusion, as well as creating an environment of authentic respect and trust in the workplace. Workplace diversity may refer to age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, physical conditions, LGBTIQ, cultural diversity, etc.

Young Business Leader

This award recognises women who have not only achieved growth for their businesses but also demonstrated strategic direction and leadership competencies during the eligibility period through honed business acumen and strong industry networks.

* Open to professionals who have around 8-15 years of professional-related experience. Nominees within a management role including Managing Director, C-Suite, or Founder/Owner will not be accepted.

Vision Leader

This award recognises an exceptional woman leader who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of female leadership in the industry and who has shown the highest degree of performance, great business judgment, and a significant sphere of influence both within and beyond the company.