Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2006
The international judging panel for the 2006 Olay Women’s World Excellence Awards in Beijing recently honored Alie Chang, Los Angeles based-designer and high-tech CEO, as one of the top three Gold winners in the international competition. Chang traveled from the US to Beijing to receive her Gold Honor at the Women’s World Excellence Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner jointly organized by the World Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations, the China World Trade Center, Ltd and the Global Events Network.
Alie Chang is a high-tech business leader, television personality, host and creator of the acclaimed TV series “The Art of Living.” Ms. Chang’s acumen is well respected by Wall Street as she serves as CEO of the OTCBB publicly-traded international marketing, multimedia and technology innovator International Telecommunications, Inc. OTCBB:(symbol) ITLS.
In naming Alie Chang Gold Winner of the Women’s World Excellence Award, the judges' comments included: “A person’s real honor lies in the value appraisal for one’s spirit, one’s will and one’s moral character.”
Chang was nominated for the Olay Women’s World Excellence Award by Chinese Assn. of Enterprises with Foreign Investment (CAEFI). corporate directors feature some of the world’s major brand leaders such as: Daimler-Chrysler (China Ltd), Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Coca-Cola China Ltd Community Affairs, Siemens (China) Co. Ltd., Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd, Colgate-Palmolive (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd, United Parcel Service Co., Kodak (China) Investment Co, Ltd, Olympus(China) Investment Co., Ltd., Ford Motor (China) Ltd, Procter & Gamble (China) Ltd, Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment, Nike (Suzhou) Sports Co. Ltd., Unilever (China) Co., Ltd, Gillette (China) Ltd, Nokia (China)Investment Co., Ltd, Canon Dalian Business Machines Co. Ltd., Goodyear Dalian Tire Co., Ltd, Shangai Volkswagen Automotive Co., Shanghai General Motors Corp., Ltd.DuPont China Holding Co., Ltd, Wuyang-Honda Motors (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Matsushita Home Appliance Co.Ltd, McDonald’s (Xiamen) Foods Development.
Candidates for this prestigious honor were selected for professional achievements and contributions in the sectors of business, enterprise, social services, art and sports. Nominees were selected from women with outstanding achievements in China (including Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore and Taiwan), Southeast Asia and the economic societies of overseas Chinese in the US and France. 2006 is the first year for these awards, which are sponsored by the internationally known Olay beauty and cosmetic products from Procter & Gamble.
Acclaimed Television Personality:
Alie Chang’s “The Art of Living” TV series was shown on Time Warner Cable in the USA and was also shown weekly on Beijing TV and via satellite to nearly 100 million viewers. Ms. Chang is the foremost advocate for Western-style home design with an Asian sensibility that holds true to the Feng Shui principles of harmony and prosperity.
CEO of Publicly traded International Telecommunications Inc. (OTCBB: ITLS)
Ms. Chang is CEO of the OTCBB publicly-traded international marketing, multimedia and technology innovator International Telecommunications, Inc. OTCBB: (symbol) ITLS. Through a subsidiary, the firm serves as a gateway to China for international businesses and will develop products for import/export and distribution.
Ms. Chang’s strong relationship with Chinese television and media conglomerates enabled her firm to bring National Geographic to China. She facilitated the broadcast of National Geographic television programming on China Central Television stations, with over 1000 affiliated stations.
In the past, Alie Chang was featured on China Central Television and was the only residential designer selected as “‘one of the outstanding designers in the world today.”’ This prestigious design award group included such architects and design icons as I.M. Pei, Richard Meyer and Robert Venturi.
Alie Chang Moves To the Forefront Of Environmental and Eco-Design
As a respected environmental designer, Alie Chang is an internationally recognized spokesperson and in the burgeoning eco-friendly “Green” design movement. She earned her Masters of Arts degree in Environmental Design from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and later served as a project designer at the acclaimed William L. Pereira Associates firm in Los Angeles. Ms. Chang’s environmental and residential design work has been continuously featured in major US and international design books and publications.
A recipient of the Women in Design International Achievement Award in Paris, France in both environmental architecture and interior design, Alie Chang served two terms as co-president of Design International a US-based professional organization representing members from more than 21 different fields of design.
Ms. Chang received numerous proclamations for her achievements in design and for her contributions to the State of California and the City of Los Angeles. The State of California specially honored her by designating her birthday on August 12, 1990 as “Alie Chang Day."
For more information and interviews with Alie Chang or to book Ms. Chang for professional speaking engagements and workshops please contact: Joyce Schwarz, JCOM, 310-822-3119.