Our Work

The work of BPW Hong Kong falls under 3 main categories:

  • Advocacy for women’s issues — with local / national governments, United Nations, and more — in areas related to career, labour market, and financial independence with special foci on Equal Pay, and Women in Leadership (both corporate and government);
  • Community initiatives to empower women and girls;
  • Development (career / profession) of our members, through networking, training, mentoring, forums, and peer support.

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For Detailed 2016-2017 Schedule, See HERE.

OUR ANNUAL SCHEME

  • Spring & Autumn ‘terms’ of 4 months each (Mar-Jun; Sep-Dec)
  • Summer (Jul-Aug) & Winter (Jan-Feb) hiatus from regular programmes
  • 2nd Wednesday monthly networking dinner
  • 2 training sessions (1 per term)
  • 2 Young BPW events (dinner or Happy Hour) (1 per term)
  • Special events may supplement this scheme

SPECIAL PROGRAMME: Young BPW [members age 18-34]

ANNUAL EVENTS

  • Spring Term [March]:
    • HK Equal Pay Day (02 March), combined with:
    • International Women’s Day (08 March)
  • Fall Term [November]:
    • AGM + Gala Dinner

COMMUNITY INITIATIVES:

  • Girl Power Hong Kong!
  • University Business Mentoring (upcoming)

TASKFORCES

  • Advocacy: to further women’s issues through local government; chair: Rachel Ganly
  • Girl Power: secondary school programme to empower girls; chair: Louise Sullivan
  • Global Skills: professional training programme; chair: Sunitha Pillai
  • Mentoring: two tracks, classic and reverse; chair: Sujata Ramakrishna
  • Twinning: w/ New York, São Paulo, Geneva, Milan, AbujaSydney; chair: Liza Yew
  • Women Invest: responsible investment for gender equality; co-chairs Nina Soliva and Rebecca Isjwara

STANDING COMMITTEES [in addition to EXECUTIVE]

  • Membership – chair: 1st Vice President Vivica Xiong
  • Projects – chair: 2nd Vice President Judy Tam
  • Finance – chair: Treasurer Belenda Ryan
  • Programme – chair: Devi Novianti
  • International Relations – chair: Open
  • Public Relations – chair: Gaga Tzan

***We encourage members to GET INVOLVED according to their interests!***

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BPW-HK prospective members networking at the first formative meeting, July 2015.