In a momentous achievement, the Senior Director of SAP Asia Pacific & Japan's Software Partner Business - Helen Selvanathan has been honoured as the first Malaysian recipient of the prestigious Women in Tech Asia Pacific Best Ally Award for the year 2022.

The Women in Tech Asia Pacific Best Ally Award is a distinguished accolade that recognizes outstanding women, initiatives, and organizations that are actively shaping the future of technology while serving as a source of inspiration for the upcoming generation of innovators. This particular award pays homage to individuals who exemplify the role of an ally by actively supporting and advocating for women in the technology sector. Such allies play a pivotal role in fostering an inclusive and supportive environment that encourages women's participation and growth within the tech industry.

The recognition of the Women in Tech Asia Pacific Best Ally Award for 2022 serves as a tribute to remarkable women, innovative initiatives, and organizations that are collectively influencing the trajectory of technology and, in doing so, igniting the spark of inspiration in the generations to come.

Helen, whose professional journey is deeply entrenched in the realm of information technology, is not only an esteemed member of the National Association of Women Entrepreneurs Malaysia (NAWEM) but also holds the distinguished position of CEO at Action Network.

Reflecting on her win, Helen expressed her excitement and pride, highlighting the regional significance of the award within the Asia Pacific context. She underlined the competitive nature of the award, given that it was open to nominations from across the region, with Malaysians contending against counterparts from various countries. Helen's triumph underscores Malaysia's potential to make a substantial mark on the global stage, emphasizing the importance of nurturing and preparing the next generation to meet international standards, thereby enabling the country to compete effectively on a global scale.

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