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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
International Announcement
2019 IWIRC WOYR Asia Award
IWIRC is delighted to announce the 2nd Annual Asia Woman of the Year in Restructuring Award (WOYR Asia) sponsored by Vannin Capital, to honour a woman in Asia for her recent contributions to or lifetime achievements as part of the restructuring and insolvency industry.
 
The WOYR Asia complements the pre-existing award programme called "Woman of the Year in Restructuring Award (WOYR)" which has been administered by IWIRC internationally since 2006. Winners of that award are typically announced at one of the IWIRC conferences in the United States. 
 
While the WOYR award is open to anyone across the globe, the WOYR Asia is designed specifically to recognise practitioners based in Asia, and will be presented at the 3rd Annual GRR Live Hong Kong to be held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. The winner will be recognised with a trophy and prize money equivalent to USD1,000 which will be donated to a charity of their choice.

The award is open to any female professional in the restructuring and insolvency industry based in Asia - including, lawyers, judges, bankers, accountants, turnaround managers, restructuring advisers and academicians. She could be actively engaged in or recently retired from the restructuring and insolvency industry.

IWIRC membership is NEITHER a requirement to make a nomination, nor to be honoured. Self-nominations are permitted. Completed nomination form (500 word limit) should be sent by email to asia@iwirc.com by 5:00 p.m. Hong Kong time on Friday, 6 September 2019.

An FAQ can be found at the end of the nomination form. If you have any other queries, please click here to contact the IWIRC WOYR Asia Committee.
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