To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), BPWHK sisters had a meaningful tour at the HSBC Archive Hong Kong on 10th March.
HSBC’s archives are one of the most important business collections in the world, containing the historical records not only of HSBC, but also of many of the banking industry of Hong Kong.
Thank you Florence Lo, Archives Experience and Outreach, for sharing with us the overview of women in banking history and the fight for equality and progress in the past decades. We are very moved by the bank’s commitment in valuing differences, and measures to achieve a more balance and inclusive workforce. It was such a great and valuable experience for our members!
Published by BPW Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women (BPW Hong Kong), is an affiliate of BPW International, founded in Geneva in 1930. Since 1947, BPW International has maintained consultative status with the UN via ECOSOC. The primary purpose of BPW is the professional and economic empowerment of women, through UN advocacy and local actions, networking, and skills development. The work of BPW Hong Kong falls under 3 main categories: advocacy, community initiatives, and professional development. BPW Hong Kong advocates women’s issues with special foci on UN's SDG Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Equal Pay, Wellbeings, and Women in Leadership.
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