TWF Gala Dinner – Thank You for Your Support!

We had an inspiring evening at our Gala on November 2 under the theme “Power On: Beyond the Binary Code”, raising critical funds to continue our work. We were touched by the enthusiastic support from our guests, friends, allies and partners, in-person at The Ritz-Carlton. The event was a wonderful opportunity to move beyond the binary and co-create new opportunities for women and girls so that no one is left behind in the spaces defining our future.

We are immensely grateful to our Title Sponsor Bloomberg as well as Associate Sponsor Jardine Matheson for their tremendous dedication to TWF. This Gala would not have been possible without their generous support.

We had an inspiring evening featuring panel discussion on our theme moderated by Praveen Choudhary, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley and co-Chair, TWF Male Allies Leadership Council, with fantastic speakers, Lucy Gazmararian, Founder and Managing Partner, Token Bay Capital, Jeanne Lim, Co-Founder and CEO, beingAI Limited, and Tania Tse, Co-Founder, Sleek. This was followed by heartfelt sharing from two secondary school students, Stella Yu and Yoyo Wong on their participation in Girls Go Tech Programme activities.

Thank you to our fantastic emcee and pledge co-lead, Ben Quinlan, and pledge co-lead, Mary McHale.

A big thank you to our Platinum Sponsors: Goldman Sachs, Moody’s and Stratford Finance.

We are also grateful to our Gold Sponsors: Bank of America, Bloomberg, CBRE, Clifford Chance, DLA Piper, KKR, Skadden and UBS as well as our Silver Sponsors: Allen & Overy, Ankura, BlackRock, Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, CLP, Freshfields, HSBC, Herbert Freehills Smith, Hysan, Link, Linklaters, Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, MTR, State Street and Swire.

Our deep thanks to our Supporting Partners: Fortnum & Mason, Merz Productions, Mindful Sparks, Perrier Jouet, Pop up Film, Quinlan & Associates, and South China Morning Post; our Media Partner Vogue; and photographers Isaac Lawrence, Stephen Ng and Jayne Russell.

We are also very grateful to our Prize Sponsors and Goodie Bag Partners: Aesop, All Voice Talent, Amanda Leigh Style, Anabela Chan Joaillerie, Carat & More, Chiva Som Hua Hin, Dialogue in the Dark (HK) Foundation, FAMILY FORM, FINEPRINT, Fleur Bleue Jewellery, Fortnum & Mason, Hong Kong DolphinWatch, Hyatt Centric Hong Kong, Ifuru Island Maldives, iLiving Wellness, Inspire Yoga HK, International School of Mindfulness, Island Shangri-La, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, L’Ecole Van Cleef and Arpels, Limitless, Little Bao, Madame Fù Grand Café Chinois, Michell Lie Studio, MOVE Studio, MWM Wine School by Debra Meiburg MW, Quality Goods Club, REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, Rugbytots, Sainte Marguerite En Provence, Silver Oak Group, Sophia, Supergoop!, TEDxTinHauWomen, The Gourmet Box, The Jervois, Velocity Aquabike Studio, Venture Studios, viewonwon, XYZ, and Zipcity Macau.

Our warmest appreciation goes to Luuna Naturals for stocking our bathrooms with complimentary menstrual products.

We would also like to thank all of our attendees, TWF board members and staff.

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 power on for women and girls. Join us in recoding the system for a gender equal Hong Kong.

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The Women's Foundation