Women of Influence Awards

Many congratulations to Associate Professor Puja Kapai for receiving the award of American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Women of Influence (WoI) Professional of the Year Award 2019:

The WoI Conference is one of the most established women’s symposiums in the Asia Pacific region. The theme of the Conference this year was “Insights from the Edge, Pushing Boundaries and Unconventional Thinking.” When presenting the Award, Abbi DeLessio, Co-Chair of the WoI Judging Committee and Senior Consultant at Triangle Associates, said: “In making their decision, the judges noted Puja’s commitment to going beyond leaning in and dedicating her expertise to pushing boundaries and breaking through traditional barriers. Her journey that continues to inspire many, her students and women in minority communities…her work is so well-aligned with what is happening globally.” DeLessio shared that one judge said, “Puja’s work is gaining traction not only in Hong Kong but she is poised to make a huge difference. Her work is timely, relevant and important and will have a lasting impact.”

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