Award Honorees


The 100 Women in Hedge Funds' Industry Leadership Award is given to a woman who has shown leadership in the alternatives industry. The honoree will possess talent, business ethics and a passion for investing that define the alternative investment industry's standards of excellence. Awardees have been pioneers in some aspect of the business and have influenced a large population of financial industry participants.

We typically present three awards each year -
the 100WHF N. American Industry Leadership Award; the 100WHF European Industry Leadership Award and 100WHF Asia Industry Leadership Award.

2016 North America Industry Leadership Award

Sandra A. Urie, CFA
Chairman Emeritus of Cambridge Associates

2016 European Leadership Award

Alexandra Jung
Partner and Co-Head of European Investments at Oak Hill Advisors L.P.

2016 Asia Leadership Award

Clara Chan
Head of Direct Investment at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority




The 100 Women in Hedge Funds' Effecting Change Award is given to an individual who has made a difference in the area of our philanthropic theme for the year (Women's and Family Health, Mentoring or Education) either through their own philanthropic efforts, or through their personal commitment to make their influence count.