Finalists Announced - View Here

Channel Asia is proud to announce the finalists of the inaugural Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA), designed to recognise and celebrate female excellence within the ASEAN channel.

WIICTA will honour the industry across six categories, spanning: Rising Star; Shining Star; Innovation; Technical; Community and Achievement. Achievement was added as a new category during the shortlisting process, in recognition of the record number of nominations and the diverse nature of submissions.

In total, 91 individuals make the final shortlist, spanning Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar, representing more than 40 unique organisations at partner, vendor and distributor levels. View the finalists HERE.

The winners of the awards will be announced on Tuesday, October 13. Register HERE.

Women in ICT Awards - Nominations Closed

Nominations: Selection criteria are provided with each award to facilitate your submission. 

Nominations are free to enter and can be submitted by a colleague, an employee, employer or business partner or through self nomination. 

The nominee must be working at a channel partner, vendor or distributor organisation and be based in ASEAN. 

Nominations are accepted from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand, in addition to Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos. All parties are welcome to submit either regional (ASEAN) or country-specific nominations, or both.

We only accept one nomination per individual.


The Achievement award recognises the candidate showing outstanding commitment to the ICT industry through continuous career development and professional achievements. The candidate will have risen to a senior ICT role, earned a reputation as an esteemed thought-leader and is recognised as a leader in the industry, and may also act as a role model/mentor to other aspiring female managers.

Rising Star (under 8 years in ICT)

The Rising Star award recognises candidates with less than eight years experience within the ICT industry, who demonstrate commitment to continuous career advancement with a proven desire to reach the next level of professional development. This candidate is fast growing in importance within the industry, through demonstrating outstanding business acumen and professional integrity.

Shining Star (8 years or more in ICT)

The Shining Star award recognises candidates with eight years or more experience within the ICT industry. This candidate will have recorded notable achievements during a successful career, evident through promotion or successful project / company initiatives.


The Innovation award recognises the candidate who is a stand-out in delivering ‘big picture’ ideas and vision within the ICT industry, thereby responding to change and discovering unique and exciting business opportunities. This candidate has highlighted a proven track record of finding new and better ways of doing business, through continually pushing the envelope.


The Technical award recognises the candidate who has excelled in the technical and engineering segment of the ICT industry, demonstrating a proven depth of knowledge and abilities. This candidate has demonstrated excellence in problem-solving and decision-making skills, backed by an exemplary level of accomplishment in job performance.


The Community award recognises the candidate with exemplary service within the ICT industry, through initiatives and efforts to foster positive diversity outcomes. This candidate will be actively making a difference by working towards the advancement of gender and general diversity within technology, going above and beyond to give back to the community.