BPWHK supports: 2019 Sohn Hong Kong Investment Conference

We are delighted to announce that BPWHK supports the 7th Annual Sohn Hong Kong Investment Conference presented by the Karen Leung Foundation

The conference brings together Asia’s leading investors to support the fight against gynaecological and pediatric cancer by promoting research, education, prevention and optimal treatment.

The half-day conference will have a great line-up of investment speakers, all experienced and successful investors, who each will present a single investment idea or a market view to the Hong Kong audience.

BPWHK partnered with the Karen Leung Foundation to bring discounted tickets to our members!

Enjoy a 20% discount upon ticket purchase by using the code SOHNBPW19

More information and tickets available here: https://karenleungfoundation.org/events/2019-sohn-hong-kong-investment-conference

Schedule

1:00 PM | Registration Main Stage
1:30 PM | The Sohn HK Investment Conference
6:00 PM | Cocktails

 

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New Young Representative

Elaine Kwan

Elaine KWAN, Young BPW representative

Elaine is an accredited mediator and a registered IB educator specialized in teaching English and Literature of the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. She holds a Master degree in Global Public Policy from the University of Southern California and the University of Hong Kong as well as the MA in English Applied Linguistics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

Currently, Elaine is serving as an Executive Officer in the HKSAR Government. She enjoys organizing and participating in various kinds of volunteer services during her free time.

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New Global Skills Chair

KayleyKayley is the co-founder of JustWork who partners with HR professionals to offer brand new team building event and training experience.

Kayley holds a BA(Hons) in Business Studies from the University of Greenwich in UK and continue to study in professional development area: Psychology, Group Coaching and Coaching at University of Oxford.

Website: http://www.justwork-hk.com

 

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New Mentorship Chair

Lena Wong 

A marketer, an entrepreneur, an advocate and a mother, Lena has a strong calling to push forward workplace diversity and flexibility.  She believes there should be no boundary to how works should be done. She was a finance professional who left behind her decent livings and devoted herself to the family when her first daughter was born.   She has eventually landed herself in her own marketing consultancy for small enterprises and also dedicated herself in founding Hong Kong Momtrepreneurs – a non profit organization in Hong Kong supporting moms and families in their entrepreneurial journey.   In her leisure time, Lena enjoys sipping a glass of wine or coffee with friends and she contributes herself as Advisor and Trainer at Junior Chamber International and as Mentorship Chair in HK Association of Business and Professional Women. 

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New ExCo!

Hello!

While we don’t actively use this blog (only on occasion) —

We’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate our new 2017-2019 Exco!

  • SINDY LEUNG, President
  • JUDY TAM, 1st Vice President / Membership
  • LIN TANG, 2nd Vice President / Projects
  • BAMEI, CHING-FANG CHANG, Public Relations Chair
  • EMMY TANG, Programme Chair
  • OLIVIA NATACHA, Treasurer
  • LISA FONG, Secretary
  • TRACY SHUM, Int’l Relations Chair (includes, Twinning)
  • ELAINE KWAN, Young BPW Representative
  • JAYLA KAN, Advocacy Chair
  • KAYLEY LO, Global Skills Training Chair
  • DR ANNE HILTY, Immediate Past President [through 05/2018 only]
  • LENA WONG, Mentorship Chair

Congratulations to all, and best success — for BPW Hong Kong, and for women’s empowerment!

–The Outgoing 2015-2017 BPWHK ExCo

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Effective Public Speaking: Judy Tam

One of our speakers at our upcoming Young Leaders Forum:

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Judy Tam: Judy Tam, MSc (Edinburgh), is an active volunteer leader in a variety of non-profit social groups. She is committed to contributing to society by providing young adults in Hong Kong with different education experiences. She is now the current Division Director (Hong Kong) of Toastmasters International, whose aim is to provide good environment for people to nurture communication and leadership skills. She is a civilian instructor of the Hong Kong Air Cadets Corps, a former vice chairman of Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association and a member of the ICAC Club. She has many years of experience in supporting education initiatives, and enjoys working with young people.

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For Details and To Register: http://bit.ly/1T3SQrd

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Effective Public Speaking: Louise Sullivan

One of our speakers at our upcoming Young Leaders Forum:

Louise Sullivan

Louise Sullivan: Louise is a Practice Leader for Vanto Group in Asia and has worked throughout the Asia Pacific region for over 18 years holding management positions, and HR consulting roles. Louise has been in the transformation industry for over 12 years delivering programs to individuals and organizations enabling breakthrough results in performance and quality of life. In 2002, Louise established and ran the Hong Kong business for Landmark Worldwide. Over the past 6 years Louise has coached and delivered leadership development initiatives to senior executives and their teams across the region. Louise has worked with leaders across a broad spectrum of cultures and industries including manufacturing, luxury brands, and finance.

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For Details and To Register: http://bit.ly/1T3SQrd

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Effective Public Speaking: Shveitta Sharma

One of our speakers at our upcoming Young Leaders Forum:

Shveitta Sharma

Shveitta Sharma: Chief Happiness Officer and Founder of School of Happiness, Shveitta Sethi Sharma is a sought after speaker, coach and facilitator. She has been spotlighted on Tedx HKUST, RTHK-radio television Hongkong, selfgrowth.com, ezinearticles.com, Buddhist Door publication, Ted Tuesday and various in-house corporate magazines, and is in the process of completing her first book – a personal memoir. Shveitta has an MBA degree from The University of Hong Kong; her real interest, however, is in understanding human psychology and motivation. Website: http://www.happinessisaskill.blogspot.com. Specialties: living and spreading happiness and joy.

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For Details and To Register: http://bit.ly/1T3SQrd

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Effective Public Speaking: Forum

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“Effective Public Speaking,” the second of our Young Leaders Forum Series, is COMING SOON! On Saturday, 16 April, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, this forum will be held at Hong Kong Baptist University. Although it is part of our Young Leaders Series, ALL are welcome, regardless of age. It is open to the public.

Over the next few days, we will feature the speakers of this forum.

For Details and To Register: http://bit.ly/1T3SQrd

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Contemporary Women’s Issues Forum

Our moderators at our annual forum, “Contemporary Women’s Issues,” on 13 April:

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Judy Tam, MSc (Edinburgh), BPW Hong Kong project leader for the “Young Leaders Forum Series,” is an active volunteer leader in a variety of non-profit social groups. She is committed to contributing to society by providing young adults in Hong Kong with different education experiences. She is the current Division Director (Hong Kong) of Toastmasters International, whose aim is to provide a good environment for nurturing communication and leadership skills. She is a civilian instructor of the Hong Kong Air Cadets Corps, a former vice chairman of Sir Edward Youde Scholars Association and a member of the ICAC Club. She has many years of experience in supporting education initiatives, and enjoys working with young people.

Devi Novianti

Devi Novianti, BPW Hong Kong project leader to coordinate this forum as well as project leader for HK Women on Boards initiative, works at the Equal Opportunities Commission of Hong Kong. Previously, she was Manager of Christian Action’s Domestic Helpers and Migrant Workers Programme and Chungking Mansions Service Centre for refugees and asylum seekers. She is a graduate of Hong Kong University’s LLM Human Rights Programme. In 2006, she received commendation from the Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR for her work in serving the city’s ethnic minority communities; in 2014, she was recognized in The List Magazine’s “Women of Hope” profiles in Hong Kong.

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Download the Complete Forum Programme: http://bit.ly/1SoATis

To Register: http://bit.ly/1SoATis

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