Prizes and awards
“It is all about adding value to the lives of the poor people”
Bitten Hogh first came to Yunnan in 1994 as a Lecturer, teaching MBA courses in Yunnan University. She founded Danyun in 1996. Prior to coming to Yunnan, she worked with the Danish government for 7 years as a business training and consulting expert.
“CHINA RIGHT HERE”, 2013
In 2013 Bitten Hogh attended the 2013 Award Giving Ceremony for “China Right Here” in Beijing where she received an award for having made an outstanding contribution to China. The ceremony was hosted by UNDP, Tianjing TV station and HongKong TV station and was broadcast throughout China and to HongKong. Watch video
WFTO ASIA AWARD, 2012
In 2012 Danyun received the WFTO Asia award for their effort to make Fair Trade work better for the small scale farmers and artisans in Yunnan, China.
“EXCELLENT BUSINESS WOMAN”, 2005
In early 2005, Bitten Hogh received the “Excellent Business Woman” award from the China Chamber of Commerce and the China Women’s union. So far she is the only foreigner to have received this prize in China.