This award recognises women flourishing the world of performing and visual arts, arts management, creative writing and on-screen arts.

This award recognises Asian businesswomen thriving in small, medium-sized and large organisations – quoted, independently owned or part of the public/charity sector. (Founders of businesses should apply for the Entrepreneur category)

This award recognises women who have set up, grown and established their own businesses. Entrepreneurship, across private business and social enterprise, has the power to galvanise markets and create prosperity and jobs.

This award recognises women working in the area of broadcast, print or electronic media. From front-line journalism to production and technical, we are looking for women who have made a significant contribution to the success of the media company they work for or their personal media brand.

This award recognises women who have trained and qualified in their chosen professional practise and have become a leading practitioner. This award is open to all areas of professional practice such as legal, accountancy, medicine and education.

This award celebrates Asian women who have achieved success in senior executive or non-executive roles in the civil service, universities and our national institutions such as the NHS.

This award is for female professionals who shape the world we live in through their work in either real estate, construction or infrastructure.

This award recognises leading Asian women within the field of Science, those pushing through scientific developments in their field. We are also seeking nominees who can demonstrate a track record of academic excellence in the field of science. Candidates could work in areas such as Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Forensics, Ecology, Research etc

This award recognises the remarkable and inspiring work women are doing within this area. This is open to candidates either doing work within their local area, regionally or at a national and international level.

This award unearths incredibly inspiring individuals who are making waves in sport. These women are climbing high in areas ranging from football, cricket and boxing to sport occupations such as agents, coaches etc.

This award recognises leading Asian women within the field of Digital & Technology, in particular those making a significant contribution to innovation in the sector. We are looking for candidates succeeding in pushing through technological developments to commercial applications.

This special award is presented by the Chair of the judging panel to one outstanding woman of achievement from the 2024 Asian Women of Achievement shortlist. This candidate will be someone who, the judges feel, most exemplifies the values and aspirations of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards.

This award recognises the talents of rising stars in the UK, including students and young women across all sectors. This category is open to women aged 16 to 30 (candidates must be 30 and under on December 31st, 2024).