12 Nov 2019

2019 Annual AmCham Women of Influence Awards

Insights from the Edge: Pushing Boundaries and Unconventional Thinking


The American Chamber of Commerce Women of Influence Awards are celebrating 16 years on November 12, 2019 with a phenomenal line up of speakers and award winners. Our theme this year is "Insights from the Edge: Pushing Boundaries and Unconventional Thinking". We're focusing on stories of perseverance, risk- taking and leadership from outside the confines of the corporate world.

This marquee event in November promises to be a thoughtful and inspiring celebration of the outstanding achievements of the women, men and companies in Hong Kong that are committed to driving gender equality and furthering the development of a more balanced and equal working environment for all. This event attracts annually over 300 professional women and men attending morning and lunchtime keynotes, panels and breakout sessions. The heart of the event celebrates the announcement of the Women of Influence Awards, with nine award categories that recognize seven high-achieving women, one man who has demonstrated support for the advancement of women and one outstanding company for women.

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Event Speakers

  • Nicole Tung

    War Photojournalist
    Lunchtime Keynote

War Photojournalist

Nicole Tung

Nicole Tung is an American citizen born and raised in Hong Kong. After covering the conflicts in Libya and Syria extensively from 2011, focusing on the plight of civilians, she spent 2014 documenting the lives of Native American war veterans in the US, as well as former child soldiers in the DR Congo, the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, and the refugee crisis in Europe. She is also a grantee of the IWMF Grant for Women's Stories, and a fellow of the IWMF Great Lakes Reporting Initiative (D.R. Congo, Central African Republic). She has received multiple awards for her work from the International Photo Awards, Society of Professional Journalists, PX3, and was named PDN's 30 Under 30 Emerging Photographers (2013), among other distinctions. She is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

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