Asian Women In Business held its Twelfth Annual Leadership Awards Dinner
2007 AWIB Entrepreneurial Leadership Award:
Tuesday, October 16th, 2007.
Over 600 supporters -- including members, corporate sponsors, government representatives and
community leaders attended this year's event.
The Leadership Awards brings to the forefront women of achievement and recognizes the ever-increasing economic influence of Asian women. Exemplary achievers from the small business and corporate world are feted during the event for their success in the business world and their contributions to the community.
The winners of the 2007 AWIB Leadership Awards are:
Michelle Bunting, President & Owner, Horizon Pediatric Systems, Inc
Donna D'Cruz, President & Founder, raSa Music
Mei Xu, President & Owner, Pacific Trade International, Inc
2007 AWIB Corporate Leadership Award:
Maykin Ho, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Romita Shetty, Managing Director, Lehman Brothers
Christy Rupert Shibata, Executive Vice President & CFO, Universal Studios
's Leadership Awards Dinner is our one major fundraiser for the year and proceeds go towards funding next year's programs and services. Thanks for joining us and showing your support for the growth of Asian women in the business world.
The Leadership Awards Dinner
was held at the Hilton New York in midtown Manhattan and marked AWIB's Twelfth Anniversary
of providing programs and services to the small business community.
The evening began with a cocktail reception at 6:00 followed by a sit down dinner and awards ceremony at 7:00. A Silent Auction was held through the evening featuring an enticing collection of items including designer handbags, sports memorabilia, antique collectibles, travel packages, one of a kind jewelry and more. Also part of the evening was ever-popular, expert paper cutter Master Cheng
and a terrific performance by jazz singer Mamiko Taira
accompanied by Dan Nimmer on piano.
The emcee for the evening was Vivian Lee
, WNBC, News Channel 4
Special guests at the Gala included Hon. Ellen Young
, NY State Assemblywoman; Hon. John Liu
, NYC Councilman; Hon. Christine Quinn
, Speaker of the NYC Council; Minister Zheng Zeguang
, Chinese Embassy; Ann Dexter-Jones
, Reiki Master, Writer & Adventurer; Steven H. Strongin
, Partner, Head of the Global Investment Research; Yon Cho
, Managing Director, Global Head of the Real Estate Private Equity Mezzanine; Mark Hoffman
, President, CNBC and many others.
To view all 2007 Gala Sponsors, click here
View the Silent Auction Donors
2007 Dinner Invite