Popular broadcaster STAR has announced its partnership with the ninth Asian Women of Achievement Awards, and as a result will exclusively broadcast the esteemed ceremony on STAR Plus on Sunday 22nd June at 19:00.

The prestigious awards, which took place on Tuesday 20th May held at Park Inn, London, included a shortlist of 44 remarkable Asian women had been shortlisted for the event. Previous attendees of the event include HRH The Princess of Wales, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, Liz Hurley and Patron, Cherie Blair.

Eloborating on the deal, a press statement from STAR said, “The partnership with the Asian Women of Achievement Awards reaffirms STAR’s fundamental principle of broadcasting the widest possible spectrum of programming across entertainment, community and current affairs, as well as the highest level of news and sports reporting. The commitment to telecast the awards ceremony also reflects the channel’s commitment to celebrating the achievements of Asian women

in the UK.”

The eight coveted awards to be announced on the night comprise: Arts &

Culture Award, Business Woman of the Year Award, Entrepreneur of the

Year Award, Media Professional of the Year Award, Professional of the

Year Award, Public Sector Award, Social & Humanitarian Award and the

Young Achiever of the Year Award. A special award will also be presented to one outstanding Woman of Achievement.