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8:00am Registration/ Coffee/ Sponsors' Exhibitions
8:20am – 2:15pm Conference & Awards Ceremony (Lunch included, 12pm-2:15pm)

Hosted by the Women of Influence Committee

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the South China Morning Post proudly present the 10th Annual Women of Influence (WOI) Conference & Awards.   Join us for this signature event to recognize some of Hong Kong's most outstanding women and their significant impact. Learn from senior business leaders in Asia what works - both as an individual and within an organization - to make you a successful leader.   The culmination of the conference will be the presentation of the 10th Annual Women of Influence Awards which will recognize; four high-achieving women, a man who has demonstrated support for the advancement of women and one outstanding company for women.

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Opening Keynote
Dr. Rebecca Lee Lok-sze , Founder, Polar Museum Foundation Ltd.
Dr. Lee is the first person from Hong Kong (male or female) to visit the three extremes of the earth - the North Pole, South Pole, and Mount Everest.

Luncheon Keynote
Jing Ulrich , Managing Director & Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Ms. Ulrich, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific at JPMorgan Chase, is frequently identified as one of the world's most powerful women.
Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions (each session is r un twice at 9:30-10:30am & 11am-12pm.  Please click on a flyer below for  selection):

A)  Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned: Sharing Experiences
Jane Horan , Founder & Strategic Consultant, The Horan Group
Lisa Hunt , EVP, International Services & Special Business Development, Charles Schwab & Co.Inc.
Elizabeth Thomson , Chairwoman, Orangefield ICS Ltd.
Sarah Graham , Managing Editor, (Moderator)
B)  Diversity Initiatives that Really Work
John Allison , Vice President, Human Resources, Asia Pacific, FedEx Express
Jyoti Chopra , Managing Director ,  Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion, HR Talent Strategy, BNY Mellon
Vania Chu , Managing Director, Head of Internal Audit in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC
Anne-Marie Balfe , Talent Leader Financial Services, Asia Pacific; Asia Pacific Diversity & Inclusiveness Leader, EY (Moderator)

C) Women Leading in Asia: Personal Stories
Chia-Fang Hu , General Manager, PepsiCo Japan
Barbara Chiu , Managing Director, Cisco Systems (HK) Ltd.
Beverly LW Sunn , SGMS, Founder & President, Asia Pacific Properties Ltd.
Dana Breitenstein , Regional D irector, Intercultural & Language Solutions, Asia Pacific, Cartus (Moderator)

Presentation of the 201 3 Women of Influence Awards
Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Master in Charity, Leading Woman on Boards, Champion for the Advancement of Women, and Best Company for Women
Sponsorship form is attached HERE.  For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ms. Mary Simpson at 2530-6922 or   
The conference flyer is attached   HERE  for your registration purposes.

The conference rundown is attached HERE for reference.


Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Grand Ballroom, Level 2
8 Finance Street

Central, Hong Kong

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