THE 2023 POWER OF RADIANCE AWARDS CEREMONY IN VIETNAM
On 19 April 2023, Clé de Peau Beauté held an award ceremony to honor and celebrate the recipient of this year’s Power of Radiance Awards, Ms. Dao Thi Hong Quyen.
The 2023 Power of Radiance Awards Ceremony Highlights
Mrs. Naomi Kawanishi, Vice President, Communication Development Department at Clé de Peau Beauté, and Mr. Koji Nakata, General Director of SHISEIDO Vietnam, presenting the 2023 Power of Radiance Award to Ms. Dao Thi Hong Quyen
Ms. Quyen has been named the 2023 Power of Radiance Awards recipient for her impactful work towards closing the gap in STEM education and tackle gender bias in her native Vietnam. To celebrate her impactful work in the community and mark this special occassion, over 150 guests attended the ceremony at the GEM CENTER in Ho Chi Minh City, including some of the nation's most prominent media, influencers, and other Power of Radiance Awards supporters.
The key highlight of the ceremony was the moment Ms. Quyen received her award, which was followed by a discussion uncovering more details on Ms. Quyen’s inspirational story and her plans to use the support of the Power of Radiance Awards to create a more equitable future for girls in Vietnam:
"Through the 'Power of Radiance Awards' Grant, I will continue to empower girls and close the gender gap in STEM education in Vietnam. This grant will not only help me raise awareness on the importance of STEM education for girls, but also provide direct support to some of the most vulnerable adolescents, including ethnic minorities and students with disabilities. This award brings us all one step closer to our goal of creating a world where every girl has equal access to opportunities in STEM."
Ms. Dao Thi Hong Quyen sharing more on her inspirational journey and projects in STEM.
The event venue was adorned with a visual timeline of past Power of Radiance Awardees in celebration of the program's 5th anniversary
The ceremony was a celebration of Radiance as a positive energy that empowers women to proactively take action in making the world a better place through empowering the next generation of girls through STEM Education. It was also a proud milestone for Clé de Peau Beauté, as it marks the 5th anniversary of the Power of Radiance Awards.
Ms. Naomi Kawanishi, Vice President of Communication Development at Clé de Peau Beauté joined the event and shared her view on the past five years of the Power of Radiance Awards as well as the brand’s vision and long-term commitment: "We have had the privilege to recognize incredible women who are making a real difference by furthering STEM education for girls. Their many achievements are inspirational, and I am always proud to celebrate their work. Events like today not only give us the chance to recognize Ms. Quyen’s many tremendous accomplishments in expanding access to STEM education to girls in Vietnam, but also gives us the opportunity to raise awareness on the importance of empowering women to be STEM leaders. Over the past five years, we have seen the amazing impact that the Power of Radiance Awardees have had on society by providing the STEM education and skills that empower girls to develop their full potential and pursue opportunities in these crucial fields. We are committed to continuing our work to create a more radiant and better future for all."
THE POWER OF RADIANCE AWARDS