A delicious three-course meal was served to 100 Mulan Supporters at the Oriental Club, W1 followed by a delightful singing performance by mezzo-soprano, Annie Pang accompanied by Keiran Jones. The 2019 Mulan Women Award winners were:
Winner of the Contribution to Science award– Dr Yang GAO – Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Surrey as well as Professor of Space Autonomous Systems, Head of STAR Lab (the leading research lab on AI Robotics) at University of Surrey.
Winner of the Mulan's Chairman International Role Model award - Ms Chi Hsia FOO - lawyer, a distinguished career diplomat and high-ranking civil servant of the Republic of Singapore. Since 2014 she has been High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Winner of the Contribution to business award - Xiaying XU (Lucy) - a British-Chinese entrepreneur based in London but from Hunan province, China. Founder & owner of Premier Laser & Skin.
Winner of the Contribution to Culture award - Jung CHANG - a Chinese born British writer now living in London and author of the best-selling family autobiography, Wild Swans.
Winner of the Contribution to the Arts Award - May AU - born in Hong Kong but now working in the UK. An accomplished dancer and dance educationalist specialising in traditional Chinese and contemporary dance. Founder of Greensco, a dance school to teach dance education and host dance performances.
Winner of the Contribution to the Arts Young Achiever award - Anna HURSEY - born in Wales and made history by being the youngest athlete to compete in any sport in the Commonwealth Games, aged 11, playing table tennis. Since the age of five she has dedicated herself to table tennis and experienced many great victories.
Winner of the Contribution to the Community award - Leona LEUNG - born in Birmingham and has been recognised as a Birmingham Community Champion and honoured with the Good Citizen/Neighbour of the Year award from her local council. She is founder of the Chinese Active Citizens UK to inspire the Chinese community to volunteer and invest in local projects.
Highly recommended winner of the Contribution to the community award - Zoe REED - 43 years working in the public sector and making a significant contribution to the community and charitable causes through both her paid and voluntary work.
Link to photos taken by See Li