40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian Awards Australians Gala Dinner

Australia’s leaders in the arts, government, community, business, education and media sectors for a night of celebration recognising Australia’s most influential Asian-Australians under 40 years of age. 


4 October, 2022

Since 2019, we have welcomed 120 Awardees as part of our growing alumni community and continue to attract hundreds of applications every year. Past awardees include Darwin-based barrister Lyma Nguyen (2020 overall winner), LPGA golfer and 2022 US Women’s Open winner Minjee Lee, disability advocate Danny Hui, academic and Superstar of STEM Dr Muneera Bano (2019 overall winner), broadcaster and writer Benjamin Law, educator Eddie Woo and many more.

The Awards are decided by a panel of judges from diverse fields across Australia.

On the evening outstanding young leaders will be awarded in:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community & Advocacy / Not for Profit
  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Legal & Professions
  • Media
  • Public Sector / Government
  • Science & Medicine, and
  • Under 25 Rising Star

Keynote speaker: Marina Go

Performance: Rainbow Chan

The awards are coordinated by Asialink at The University of MelbourneJohnson Partners and Australian National University’s Centre for Asian-Australian Leadership.

For more information about AALS and 40U40: Click Here

Meet the 2022 Judges here

Sponsorship Enquiries: Jason Johnson, Founder & CEO, Johnson Partners, E: jason@johnsonpartners.co