EY names top female entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific
EY has recognised 15 of the most successful female entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region.
Women leading their own organisations in Australia, Greater China, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Vietnam have been included in the EY 2017 Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific class.
Now in its third year, the EY program is designed to reward and support women-led businesses looking to expand on a global scale. The successful candidates receive strategic guidance as well as access to the EY global entrepreneurial ecosystem in order to help their organisations reach full potential.
Eligibility for selection requires the candidates to be the majority owner of an established business that is at least five years old, and has exceeded an annual revenue of $2m for the last two fiscal years.
2017 EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women (Asia-Pacific)
|Jill Ang||Managing Director||Ha Li Fa Pte. Ltd.||Singapore|
|Tammy Barton||Founder & Director||MyBudget||Australia|
|Li Chen||Co-Founder & |
|Life Infinity and Beijing iLife3 Technology Co. Ltd.||Greater |
|Carrie Edwards-Britt||Managing Director||The Amazing Baby Company and MGI||Australia|
|Jessica (Eun Jung) Lee||Chairman||Korea McNulty Co., Ltd.||South Korea|
|Kate Morris||Founder & CEO||Adore Beauty||Australia|
|Kim Oanh Thi Nguyen||Founder & |
|Wrap & Roll||Vietnam|
|Jenny Paradiso||Co-Founder & |
|Helene Raudaschl||Managing Director &|
|Wendy (Xiao) Wang||Founder & CEO||Chenzao (Beijing) Technology Co. Ltd.||Greater |
|Francesca Webster||Founder & CEO||The Australian Skin Institute Pty. Ltd.||Australia|
|Lakmini Wijesundera||Co-Founder & |
|IronOne Technologies and BoardPAC||Sri Lanka|
|Yaqing Zhang||President||WangShunGe (Beijing) Investment Management Co., Ltd.||Greater |
|Katherine (Xiaojuan) Zheng||Co-Founder & |
|Mexteam and Mexarts||Greater |
|Tongyu Zhou||Chairman||Weida Hi-tech Holdings Ltd.||Greater |
Those on the 2017 list will meet in May at a two-day conference in Mumbai to kickstart a year-long schedule of events and e-conferences focused on sharing knowledge, building alliances, strengthening leadership skills, and increasing visibility for women entrepreneurs and their companies.
Annette Kimmitt, EY Global Middle Market Leader and Executive Sponsor for Entrepreneurial Winning Women, said: “Our commitment to the advancement of women entrepreneurs has never been greater. Through Entrepreneurial Winning Women, we focus on building a strong community and providing women business leaders with access to the contacts and tools they need to achieve their next levels of growth.
"By providing the right information, networks and guidance we’re able to help these talented women access growth capital, identify strong business advisors and put the processes in place to radically expand their companies.”