There are as many styles of leadership as women in this world.
Leadership is not a privilege rather it is a positive attitude which enables one to overcome challenges.
Fireside Chat 2017
Invest in Women's Potential
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong
Date: Nov. 29th, 2017
Location: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong
Format: Panel discussion; Interactive networking; Art; Cocktail canapes & Wine
Audience: Women leaders, entrepreneurs, senior women executives and rising women leaders
HER World Women Forum is delighted to bring you the 2nd Fireside Chat event on Nov. 29th, 2017 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong. Following the successful and well received first Fireside Chat Women Leadership event in 2016, this year’s exclusive Fireside Chat will feature the theme of “POTENTIAL”. We believe by defining, discovering and unlocking women's potential we can bring beneficial changes to our economy, society, business and families. From our bodies to our inner selves, women hold keys to unlock their own potential world and benefit others. On Podium R.E.D. we join each other to celebrate for the belief that there is potential in every woman everywhere.
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Professor from the University of Hong Kong
Gina Marchetti teaches courses in film, gender and sexuality, critical theory and cultural studies. Her books include Romance and the "Yellow Peril": Race, Sex and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction, From Tian’anmen to Times Square: Transnational China and the Chinese Diaspora on Global Screens, and The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens: Race, Sex, and Cinema
S. Louisa Wei
Associate Professor at City University of Hong Kong, Filmmaker & Producer
S. Louisa Wei received PhD in Comparative Literature - Film Studies from University of Alberta and MA in Comparative Literature from Carleton University. She is Associate Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, teaching visual storytelling, film history, documentary production, and gender studies courses.
Executive Coach and Entrepreneur
Angela Spaxman is a pioneers of executive coaching in Hong Kong and Canada with more than 20 years of experience in the people-development field as a coach, corporate facilitator and consultant. She works with developing international leaders to transform their leadership effectiveness, engage purposeful teams and find personal fulfilment.
Founder & Director, ILIA Connect
Cecilia holds a Master's degree in Communications, coaching accreditation & NLP training. She is a certified Lumina (UK) practitioner. Cecilia co-founded and chaired a mentoring program for the international women's networking body the Hong Kong Association for Business & Professional Women. Under her leadership, the Mentoring Program won two international awards for women's empowerment work.
Founder & Chairman
Association of Private Bankers in Greater China Region
Eva is the Chairman of APB, AFO and Institute for Asia Family Firms, she is also the founding member of Women In Leadership – Hong Kong & Pearl River Delta Chapter, the Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Family Offices Association and the Executive Chairwoman of Association of China Independent Wealth Advisory Institutions - Family Office Council, the Special Advisor to Singapore Private Wealth Association, US Family Offices Institute, Global Visions Community in Switzerland and Asian Co-Investors Club and the appointed writer for Family Office Elite Magazine
Chairman of Chingmie Group
Ms. Lam went to Japan in her early life to study stage special effects makeup and image design. She took fashion design courses in Hong Kong, followed by a number of fashion shows. Ms. Lam received numerous awards including the most innovative and featured fashion design at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Her current titles include: Honorary Advisor; Hong Kong Catering Association, Chairwoman; Hong Kong Federation of International Intelligent Living Association, Food Service Committee Chairwoman.
Bowie Mei Kwan, Lam
Associate Director & Responsible Officer of InvestPort
Ms. Bowie Lam managed her family business in United States for more than 10 years. She held Bachelor honor degree in business management and specialize her study in marketing. She also held various professional certificates issued by Hong Kong Securities Institute. Since returning to Hong Kong in 2007, She joined BOCOM International as senior account manager and has been promoted to vice president for her exceptional performance.
Executive Director at Man Group
Mr. Henry Lee is currently the Executive Director of Man Investments, the largest listed hedge fund firm in the world. He is responsible for investor relationships and business development for the Asia region. Prior to Man Investments, he was the Director of China Asset Management, one of the largest Chinese asset manager in mainland, responsible for business development for offshore investors. He had also held key position in Morgan Stanley, ABN AMRO as well as Franklin Templeton Investments.
Nov. 30th, 2016, The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong