This One’s for the Emerging Female Leaders of Southeast Asia


Know someone deserving of recognition? Nominate them today

Women of the Future Awards (WOF) Southeast Asia, originally founded in the UK over a decade ago by Pinky Lilani CBE DL to acknowledge and salute the inspirational young female stars of today and tomorrow, is the first movement uniquely created to celebrate and showcase the emerging female talent across the region.

Pinky Lilani said, “We are thrilled to hold these Awards for the third year running. The first two Awards have surprised and delighted us with the depth of female talents across Southeast Asia who are as passionate and inspiring as they are gifted. We look forward to unearthing the region’s future leaders who will have a huge impact on their communities and the region, and who will help to shape a kinder, more collaborative future for all.”

Do you know any female leaders that you think ought to be awarded? Fill in the nomination form here:

Candidates must be aged 35 or under on 18 March 2019, and must be citizens and residents of one of the following countries:

  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Timor Leste
  • Vietnam

Submission closes on 2nd October 2019.

The 10 categories for the Awards:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Business
  • Community & Public Service
  • Entrepreneur
  • Media & Communications
  • Property, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Professions
  • Science, Technology and Digital
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Mentor (open to men and women of all ages)

The Mentor category is open to both males and females of all ages, and recognises active mentors and champions behind the success of emerging female talent in the region.

The official Judging Day will be held at the Aviva offices in Singapore on 27th November 2019 and the winners will be announced at the Women of the Future Southeast Asia Awards Gala Dinner on 18th March 2020, at the Hilton Hotel Singapore.