The BPW Gold Award was established in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1993 BPW Korea Federation. (Established : Yeong-hye Park, President of 14th Korea Federation)
This award is presented to a person or organization that has contributed greatly to the improvement of women's status and the creation of women's employment through excellent leadership and equality in social, economic, social, cultural and educational fields.
In addition, women are granted equal opportunities to those who have defeated the gender discrimination structure in their employment and promotion. However, the elected head of the private sector is excluded (January 17, 2009 internal regulations)
Past BPW Gold Award Winner
25th (2019.2.19) Wanshin Lee President of Lotte Homeshopping
24th (2018.2.22) Jongsu Woo President of Hanmi Pharm Co.
23th (2017.2.21) Sangheon Kim President of NAVER Co.
22th (2016.2.23) Kihak Sung President Youngone Corporation
21th (2015.2.24) Sunghoon Park President Jaeneung Group
Dongbin Shin President Lotte Group
Sangjik Yun Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy(special prize)
19th (2013.2.21) SeounHan Lee President of HonePlus
18th (2012.2.17) Woongryeol Lee President of Kolon co.
17th (2011.2.17) Seokchae Lee President of KT
16th (2009.2.12) Yangho Cho President of Korea Airline
15th (2008.2.19) Seokyong Cha President of LG Health and Beauty Co
14th (2007.5.13) Sukgeum Yoon President of Woongjin Group
13th (2006.2.20) Myungbak Lee Mayer of Seoul City
Jaecheon Choi Professor of Seoul National University
Gyungbae Seo President of Amore Pacific Co.
11th (2004.2.20) Eungbok Lee Vice President of Eland Group
10th (2003.2.18) Suho Cho Vice President of Hanjin Marine Co
9th (2002.2.21) Hoyeon Kim President of Binggrae Co.
8th (2001.2.26) Youngdae Yoon Minister of Korea Statistics office
Yeogeum Lee Minister of GyungsangbukDo
Kwangyong Kim Mayer of Gumi
Eunhan Song President of Koreana Cosmetics Co.
Jonggeun Yoo Minister of JellaBukDo Office
Geoffrey Calvert Korea branch manager in HSBC
5th (1998.2.23) Byunyoon Park President of Hankook Daily Newspaper
4th (1997.2.26) Jaeoek Chae Director at Small Medium Cusiness Corporation
Bongkyun Kang Chief officer of General affair at Prime minister office
Sungyong Park Geumho Group
2nd (1995.2.24) Changwook Kim President of Miwon Group
1st(1993.10.23) Kwonhee Lee President Samsung Group