Fighting Spirit
Tatler Hong Kong|September 2021
Mahnaz Lee, founder, board chair and managing director of Women Helping Women Hong Kong (WHWHK), reflects on a decade’s work supporting some of the city’s most vulnerable women and children
Tara Sobti

Tell us about your role with WHWHK.

After a long career in my family business at Lee Kum Kee’s US headquarters in Los Angeles working in marketing and advertising, I decided to change direction and focus on philanthropy in Hong Kong. In 2010, along with a few like-minded ladies, I established Women Helping Women, a charity, to help women and children facing violence and abuse.

What inspired you to create a platform for women?

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