Asian Women of Achievement Awards Shortlist 2022
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Arts & Culture
Waad al-Kateab
Activist, Film maker, & Co-founder, Action for Sama
Nur Khairiyah Ramli
Producer, RUMAH
Iola Nguyen
Writer, Songwriter and CEO, Founder, Multi-Artist, Meet Key People
Rupinder Sandhu
Curriculum Manager for Creative Industries, Sandwell College
Sneha Vijay Shah
Founder, Curaty
Usha Sharma
Director, Writer, Producer, Usha Productions
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Business
Sayeh Ghanbari
Business Consulting Leader, EY UK & Ireland
Harveen Gill
Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director, EVE Female Angel Investors and HGA Group
Professor Pinar Ozcan
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Oxford
Burcin Ressamoglu
CEO, Sodexo Benefits & Rewards Services UK
Tara Teubner
Director, Westgate Healthcare
Bianca Yau CeMAP CCBI
Senior Bank Manager, Drummonds Bank, NatWest Group & Global Co-Chair of NatWest Group Multicultural Network
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Entrepreneur
Yee Kwan Chan
Founder & Managing Director, Yee Kwan Ltd
Xiaofang Sutton
Co-founder and CEO, LCN Legal
Dr Bernice Pan
Founder & Creative Director, DEPLOY
Fatima Patel
Managing Editor, RF Media & Publishing
Vanita Parti MBE
CEO & Founder, Blink Brow Bar
Qun Yang
Co-CEO, Biorbyt Ltd
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Media
Oruj Defoite
Programme Editor, Channel 4 News
Sirin Kale
Freelance Journalist
Harpz Kaur,
Radio & TV Presenter, BBC Asian Network & CBBC Saturday Mash up
Dani Sinha
Presenter & Reporter, 5 News
Darshna Soni
Home Affairs Correspondent, Channel 4 News
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Public Service
Rabia Nasimi
Research and Insights Lead, Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities
Monica Shafaq
CEO, The Kaleidoscope Plus Group
Kusum Trikha
Senior Policy Adviser, Department of Business and Industrial Strategy
Rachna Vyas
Executive Director of Integration and Transformation, Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group
Dr Etheldreda (Ethie) Kong
GP, Clinical Lead, Crawford Street Surgery Westminster, NHS NWLCCG
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Professions
Parveen Ali
Professor of Nursing and Gender Based Violence, University of Sheffield
Mehak Nagpal
Principal Consultant, Capco
Fatema Orjela
Partner, Sidley Austin
Sufia Hussain Parkar
Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Director, EMEA, Wunderman Thompson
Bano Sheikh
Partner, Financial Services, KPMG
Dr Rumina Taylor
Chief Clinical Officer, HelloSelf
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Real Estate, Infrastructure & Construction
Catharine Arul Dass
Architect, UK Parliament
Azlina Bulmer
Director of International - RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects
Kara de los Reyes
Architect, Educator, Regenerative Design & Intuitive Strategies, Terralupa
Rupali Sharma-Patel
Senior Engineering Leader – Built Environment, Transport for London
Jyoti Sehdev CEng MICE
Group Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Costain
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Science
Dr Pavani Cherukupally
Research Associate, Imperial College London
Professor Harbinder Sandhu
Professor of Health Psychology, Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
Dr Tina Lovleen Joshi
Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology, University of Plymouth
Chenying Liu
D.Phil. (Ph.D) Candidate, University of Oxford
Dr Vijayalakshmi Gunasekaran
Research & Development Lead, FA-Bio, Harpenden
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Social & Humanitarian
Dr Ayesha Ahmad
Senior Lecturer in Global Health, St George’s, University of London
Amina Ahmad
Non-Executive Director, The Social Investment Business & European Impact Programs, Village Capital
Sahdaish Pall BEM
Director, Sikh Women’s Aid and Gender Equality Matters
Ranjita Rajan
Executive Chair, Oxford Global Partnership
Dr Homira May Rezai
Chief Operations Officer, MirZyme Therapeutics
Sharena Shiv, Founder
Devotion Property Management & START UP.START NOW. Podcast
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Sport
Capt Preet Chandi
Army Physiotherapist, British Army
Millie Chandarana
Professional Footballer, Blackburn Rovers LFC
Christy Chan
Computer Engineering Student, Imperial College London
Nazia Khatun
Body Transformation Coach
Sabah Mahmood
Head Girls Football Coach, FC Leytonstone
Zaynab Osman
Insight Officer (UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Legacy), The FA
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Technology & Digital
Serena Chaudhry Pandey
Associate Director, Dataminr
Meric Sevgi Eren
Founder, MSE Comms
Dr Mridula Pore
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Peppy
Rupa Shah
Founder & Director, Hashtag Ad Consulting
Carol Yung
Senior Experience Design Lead, Deloitte Digital
ASIAN WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Young Achiever
Jess Alden
Associate Solicitor, Slateford
Dr Olivia Ahn
Co-Founder & CEO, Planera
Sonya Barlow
CEO & Founder, Like Minded Females (LMF) Network
Qudaija Bhayat
Senior Manager, KPMG
Kim Dewe
Head of SEO, Blue Array