On Thursday, June 28th, winners of the IBE Golden Light Awards were announced in Bali and presented during the opening ceremony of the 12th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress.
The title of the award was changed to Golden Light Awards in 2016 to recognise that people with epilepsy are not defined by their condition and to embrace the IBE’s call to ‘bring epilepsy out of the shadows and into the light’.
For 2018, the awards focus on young people, with all candidates being under the age of 40.
The winners are: Ern-Chun Hong (Taiwan), Shuorong Huang (China) and Katherine Height (Australia). Congratulations to all!
Ern-Chun and Shuorong both live with epilepsy, while Katherine is mother of a child affected by severe epilepsy.
Ern-Chun, Katherine and Shu Li will share their stories with delegates attending the Epilepsy & Society Symposium on Sunday, 1st July.