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May 31, 2018

Women Leading Change Awards 2018 — winners announced

The winners of the Women Leading Change Awards were revealed Thursday night in Singapore.

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The winners of the Women Leading Change Awards were announced this evening in Singapore. 

Anita Nayyar of Havas Media Group and Amrita Randhawa of Mindshare won CEO of the Year awards. It was also a strong night for PHD: two of the three Women Leading Change of the Year awards went to Anna Chitty, CEO of PHD China and Louise Bond, CEO of PHD New Zealand. Maria Margarita B. Torres, known as Margot, who was president of The Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP), won the third award. 

There were 18 winners overall and a further 11 women received Certificates of Excellence. For profiles of all the winners and their amazing achievements, visit the Women Leading Change Awards website.

Here is the full listing of the awards, by category: 

Vision Leader

Winner: Narelle Burke, Kantar
Certificate of Excellence: Malu Vasallo, Wavemaker Philippines

Technology Chief

Winner: May Seow, Facebook
Certificate of Excellence: Rituparna Dasgupta, Mindshare India

Business Leader

Winner: Maya Hari, Twitter
Certificate of Excellence: Melissa Fein, Initiative Australia
Certificate of Excellence: Susan Chao, Mindshare Taiwan

Young Business Leader

Winner: Olivia Warren, Initiative
Certificate of Excellence: Neesha Dara Khan, Omnicom Media Group Pakistan
Certificate of Excellence: Samyukta Yatish, VML SEA & India

Rising Star

Winner: Lena Paik, TBWA\Singapore
Winner: Lucy Bennett-Baggs, Just Challenge
Winner: Yuani Chen, Amnet

Entrepreneurship of the Year

Winner: Adrienne Ravez, Quantum Endorphine Digital

CEO of the Year

Winner: Amrita, Randhawa, Mindshare Asia Pacific
Winner: Anita Nayyar, Havas Media Group
Certificate of Excellence: Kyoko Matsushita, Essence

Mentor of the Year

Winner: Aimee Buchanan, OMD Australia
Winner: Lydia Lee, Weber Shandwick
Certificate of Excellence: Barbara Shao, Edelman Public Relations China
Certificate of Excellence: Maria Abril, Mango Media

Innovation of the Year

Winner: Christine Park, Edelman
Winner: May Seow, Facebook
Winner: Vivian Wang, iQiyi

Women Leadership Programme

Certificate of Excellence: Anita Kotwani, Mindshare India
Certificate of Excellence: René Chen and Yolanda Tang, Jones Knowles Ritchie Shanghai

Women Leading Change of the Year

Winner: Anna Chitty, PHD China
Winner: Louise Bond, PHD New Zealand
Winner: Maria Margarita 'Margot' B. Torres, Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines

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