In anticipation of the Hong Kong Tatler Ball 2018, we look back on some of our most promising young women over the last decade

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2017: Queenie Rosita Law

Showing nothing but strength and grace following her highly publicised kidnapping in 2015, Queenie has impressed and inspired many by turning the ordeal into something positive by setting up creative agency Production Q as an outlet for her beautiful artwork.

Her secret to success? Always look to the future and never turn back.

See also: Cobo House Collaborates With Queenie Rosita Law And BoConcept

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2016: Kristine Li

A regular on Hong Kong's social circuit, Kristine is never seen without an infectious smile on her face. The eldest granddaughter of property tycoon Lee Shau-kee is making waves as the deputy general manager of the portfolio leasing department for Henderson Land.

She spearheaded the development of H Queen’s in Central, the city's newest art hub which is home to internationally renowned galleries and world-class restaurants.

See also: Kristine Li Takes Us Through H Queen's, Hong Kong's First Vertical Art Space

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2015: Candy Chuang

As well as holding a senior position as an executive director in her family business, Chuang Consortium International, and vice-chairman of Midas International, Candy is a dedicated patron of the arts. 

She supports various organisations, most notably the Hong Kong Ballet, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and Y Elite.

See also: Behind The Scenes With Candy Chuang

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2014: Amanda and Jennifer Cheung

In 2014, the 'Most Promising Young Lady' award went to not one but two recipients; sisters Amanda and Jennifer Cheung, daughters of David Cheung and Michelle Ong-Cheung

When receiving the award, Amanda said in her speech, "this award is particularly meaningful to us, because it encourages us to work hard and reach our full potential." 

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2013: Katherine Lo

Katherine is a woman of many talents. She studied fine arts at Yale and the University of Southern California, assisted Hong Kong film directors, designed the Langham Chicago—she is the executive director for Langham Hotels—and has worked as a film director, hotel designer, music video director, social activist and screenwriter.

She recently unveiled her own hotel brand, Eaton Workshop, which has opened properties in Washington, D.C and Hong Kong, with Seattle and San Francisco to follow. 

See also: Girl on Film: Katherine Lo

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2012: Claudine Ying

Passionate about early childhood education, Claudine is the co-founder of the Bebegarten Group as well as the Yanai Foundation, a non-profit organisation that helps build schools for underprivileged children in China.

She is the daughter of former chairman and CEO behind the Esprit apparel empire, Michael Ying, and ballerina- and actress-turned-designer, Flora Zeta Cheong-Leen.

See also: Claudine Ying on Motherhood, Family and Breaking Conventions

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2011: Charlotte Hwang

Charlotte Hwang is the co-founder of jewellery and accessories boutique The9thMuse, and the fundraising director of hunger relief charity Foodlink Foundation, which works to curb hunger in the city.


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2010: Josephine Chiu

The youngest daughter of Far East Consortium chairman and CEO David Chiu, Josephine holds a business management degree from King’s College, London. She pursued a career in finance—with stints at Crédit Lyonnais, UBS, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank—before joining the family business where she oversees the consortium’s hospitality and property ventures. 

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2009: Candice Chan

Daughter of Michael and Pauline, Candice heads J. Candice Interior Architects, helping to revamp and design interiors for brands, restaurants, and bars. Candice is married to Leonard Chao and is the mother of two boys.

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2008: Jolene Chow

Granddaughter of Fung King Hey and daughter of Kwok-chuen and Amy, Jolene serves as the legal counsel and director of the Rice Group and holds degrees from University College London, Cambridge and Oxford.

See also: Flashback: A Decade Of Hong Kong Tatler's Most Stylish Women

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