Asian Women In Business


The AWIB Corporate Initiative

 AWIB's corporate initiative is designed to support corporate and professional Asian women. Hundreds of Asian women have thronged to our leadership forums to learn, ask questions, and network. Featured speakers represent the top minds from across corporate America, making it a quality experience for participants. We have partnered with various major corporations to bring our Born to Lead forum to you.

With over ten years' worth of forums, the event never fails to bring excitement and is always highly rated by all the participants.  It is a welcomed addition to the programs geared towards the development of Asian women leaders. 

AWIB Leadership Awards Gala

 AWIB honors outstanding Asian women business owners and corporate executives for their success and leadership in the business world and role as champions in the community. Each year, a nationwide search for these leaders is made and an impressive and inspiring group of women are brought to public attention.  Stay tuned for information on the next Leadership Awards Dinner.

The AWIB Scholarship Fund

The Asian Women in Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to scholarship, leadership, community service and/or entrepreneurship. Learn more about the Scholarship Fund, how to apply for the scholarship and review a list of prior award winners. If you have questions, please review the Frequently Asked Questions page for complete details on requirements, qualifications and the submission process. Due to the lack of funds, no scholarships will be awarded until further notice.


Membership and Benefits

 AWIB membership will offer you opportunities to network, build your skills and learn. You will be able to attend a host of useful workshops, seminars and conferences, and receive special invitations to receptions and events sponsored by AWIB and by our many partners, carefully selected to further your personal and professional goals. AWIB is a non-profit organization, under IRS 501(c)(3), and all donations are tax-deductible, as allowed by law. Complete the application today to join our ever-expanding network.

Procurement Opportunities

 AWIB sponsors procurement opportunities conferences, which not only provide information on the processes, but also match pre-qualified minority and women-owned businesses with corporate buyers. This conference is an excellent way to meet government representatives and corporate buyers, in a unique environment that facilitates B2B networking. On an ongoing basis, AWIB receives requests for products and services from buyers and will notify members of these opportunities. While the conference is not an annual event, we do keep track of opportunities throughout the year. 


Members Only

 AWIB membership opens new doors. Members will receive VIP invitations to fabulous events and have access to the Directory of Members, special members' discounts and other information conveniently located in one area on the AWIB website. Members can update their own profile and check on their membership status. We welcome our members to visit us online or, if you are in the neighborhood, at the AWIB office located in downtown Manhattan.


 We have compiled various resources, including two comprehensive directories, one for business and economic organizations and the second for Asian non-profit groups. Listings can be found in almost every state and many countries. However, the directories are only as good as the information provided to us. Please check to see if your listing is current.


AWIB Mentorship Program

 AWIB has a pilot project where Asian women in senior positions are serving as mentors to more junior Asian professional women. We are no longer accepting formal applications and will match mentors and mentees on a case by case basis.  Please check back for more information.


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