China is becoming a force for innovation, especially in the digital realm, and Ad Age just honored 10 women bringing fresh ideas to marketing and advertising there. The fourth annual Ad Age Women to Watch China event, hosted in partnership with Thoughtful China, took place in Shanghai during the ROI Festival, a leading Chinese advertising event. (Read more about the honorees here.)
Ad Age has hosted a U.S. event for the industry's top women for almost 20 years. The franchise has expanded globally over the last few years, and there were Women to Watch events this year in China, Brazil, Turkey, Argentina and Colombia, with the first Women to Watch Mexico coming up Dec. 1. In early 2016, Ad Age's Women to Watch will arrive in London and the Middle East.