HONG KONG, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Seven impressive women, a business leader and an exceptional company were honored "Women of Influence" (WOI) Awards in recognition of their career accomplishments and their support for the empowerment of women at the 15th Women of Influence Conference & Awards held at the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong on November 16.  
Organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham), the WOI conference is one of the most established women’s symposiums in the Asia Pacific region. The awards confer accolades on individuals and organizations who have made exceptional achievements and a steadfast commitment to supporting female leadership in business.
The following awardees in seven categories were announced at a ceremony:
Lifetime Achievement Marjorie Yang, GBSChairman, Esquel Group
Master of the Arts Andrea D. FesslerExecutive Director, Premiere Performances Hong Kong
Leading Woman on BoardsAngelina A. KwanChief Operating Officer, BitMEX
Professional of the Year S. K. WitcherJournalist and Immediate Past Chair, Editorial Committee, Society of Publishers in Asia
Entrepreneur of the Year Elaine TsungFounder & CEO, Garage Society
Non-Profit Leader of the Year Sally BegbieExecutive Director, Crossroads Foundation
Young Achiever of the Year Jen LoongManaging Director, Greater China, HYPE Asia
The following winners for two award categories were also honored:
Champion for the Advancement of Women Clifford A. Hart, Jr.Chair, Board of Advisors, HLS Asia
Best Company for Women Microsoft Hong Kong Limited
This is the fifteenth year since AmCham founded and spearheaded this much-anticipated annual event attended by over 300 senior business male and female executives. This year’s event was generously sponsored by BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, Refinitiv, Stamford American School, White & Case, Aetna Global Benefits (Asia Pacific) Ltd, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School, Dell Computer Corporation, Eversheds Sutherland, HKUST Business School, JLL, United Airlines Inc (Official Airline Sponsor), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Cocktail Sponsor), Caramelcrisp Hong Kong Ltd (Garrett Popcorn Shops) (Table Gift Sponsor), PR Newswire Asia Ltd (Official Newswire Partner), Fortune China (Media Partner), Facebook Hong Kong Limited (Social Media Partner)
For further details or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Agnes Tsang (Ms.) Director, Government Relations & Public Affairs Tel: (852) 2530 6927 E-mail: atsang@amcham.org.hk
Queenie Tsui (Ms.) Manager, Government Relations & Public Affairs Tel: (852) 2530 6914 E-mail: qtsui@amcham.org.hk

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With close to 1,500 members, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (AmCham) is one of the largest American Chambers outside the United States, the largest international chamber in Hong Kong, and one of the most dynamic and influential international business organizations in the Asia-Pacific region. AmCham’s mission is to foster commerce among the United States, Hong Kong, and Mainland China; and to enhance Hong Kong’s stature as an international business center. Related Links :http://www.amcham.org.hk/news/tag/Press-Release
Source: prnasia

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