TWF Gala Dinner – Thank you for your support!

We had an uplifting evening at our Gala last Thursday under the theme “The Power of Togetherness”, raising critical funds to continue our work. We were touched by the enthusiastic support from almost 500 guests, friends, allies and partners.

We are immensely grateful to our Title Sponsor Bloomberg as well as Associate Sponsors Citi and Meta (formerly known as Facebook) for their tremendous dedication to TWF. This Gala would not have been possible without their generous support.

We had a timely discussion with a diverse panel of impressive leaders: Dr Trisha Leahy | Hong Kong Sports Institute; Dr Brenda Alegre | University of Hong Kong, and Megan Lam | Neurum Health about community, connection and gender equality. Thank you, Adrian Warr | Edelman for moderating. We welcome you to watch the full recording.

We were touched to hear the heartfelt sharing by our Programme participants—Antonia Kwan | #TEENForGood, Deepa Jivan | Mentoring Programme for Women’s Leaders, Frosti Lau | Male Allies, Ki Ki Leung and Apple Lo | Girls Go Tech Programme.

Thank you to our amazing emcee Ben Quinlan and pledge leaders, Angelina Kwan and Mary McHale.

A big thank you to our Platinum Sponsors: Citi, Disneyland Hong Kong, Goldman Sachs, Stratford Finance Limited and UOB. We are also grateful to our Gold Sponsors: Bloomberg, Brunswick, CLP, DLA Piper, Jardines, KKR, Manulife, Moody’s, Point72, SHK, and Swire as well as our Silver Sponsors: Airwallex, Blackrock, BNP Paribas, CMI, Edelman, Freshfields, FTI Consulting, Fung Group, Generation Enterprises, Herbert Smith Freehills, IEEE, JP Morgan, Linklaters, Macquarie, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, On Air Collective and QBE.

Our deep thanks to our Supporting Partners: Links Concept, Merz Productions, Moonlight, Rituals, South China Morning Post, Swire Properties and Victoria Wines; our Media Partner Vogue; and photographers Isaac Lawrence and Jayne Russell.

Prize sponsors and Goodie Bag Partners: Aliya Althoff, All Voice Talent, Australian Consulate-General, Bubbles & Wines, by Sophie Grace, Conrad Hotel, DFS, Disney, EAST, Elite PT Studio, Encompass HK, Fleur Bleue Jeweller, FLOAX Therapy Spa Limited, Fortnum & Mason, Ginsberg + Chan, Inspire Yoga, Island Wake, LiftLife Style, Madame Fu, Maitreyi, Mandarin Divers, Michael Kistler, Michell Lie Studio, MOVE Studio, MYSPACE, Nomad Caviar, Pacsafe, Parfumerie Tresor, Plantation, PURE, Rosewood Hotel, Shangri-La Group, Studio83, Style Carousel, Taboocha, TATE, The Murray, TOASST, Velo-City and Venture Studios.

We would also like to thank all of our attendees, TWF board members and staff, with special thanks to our fabulous volunteers.

Thank you to everyone who helped us raise critical funds to support TWF’s research, advocacy and programmes to improve the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong.

Let’s continue to utilise the “Power of Togetherness” to advance gender equality and create more opportunities for girls and women in Hong Kong.

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