Following Her Vision: Professor Ying Chau on Motivating Students Through Social Impact

After earning her PhD in chemical engineering from MIT in 2005, Ying Chau had looked for job opportunities in global health and even applied to help build a charter school in the US. But recruiters couldn’t see the connection between those fields and her academic training…. Continue reading Following Her Vision: Professor Ying Chau on Motivating Students Through Social Impact

Rising From the Ashes – How Rob Farrall, Winner of the Ira Dan Kaye Community Service Award, Helped the Centre for Refugees Rebuild

COVID-19 had forced Christian Action Centre —the only place in Hong Kong offering direct, drop-in assistance to refugees and asylum seekers—to curtail many of its services. Continue reading Rising From the Ashes – How Rob Farrall, Winner of the Ira Dan Kaye Community Service Award, Helped the Centre for Refugees Rebuild

The Unlikely Entrepreneur: Sharlene Jacquier of Joint Dynamics on the Dinner Party That Changed Her Life

Sharlene Jacquier isn’t a physiotherapist, trainer, or allied health provider. She’s not even the sporty one in her family. Yet she is the director and co-founder of leading Hong Kong health and wellness clinic Joint Dynamics, and AmCham Women of Influence (WOI) committee’s pick for 2021 Entrepreneur of the Year. Continue reading The Unlikely Entrepreneur: Sharlene Jacquier of Joint Dynamics on the Dinner Party That Changed Her Life

Giving Gender Equality a Brand Makeover: An Interview with Adrian Warr, 2021 Champion for the Advancement of Women

What is the best way to get men on board with gender equality?

“Not talking about gender equality, remarkably,” says Adrian Warr, the co-founder of Male Allies Hong Kong and AmCham’s 2021 Champion for the Advancement of Women. Continue reading Giving Gender Equality a Brand Makeover: An Interview with Adrian Warr, 2021 Champion for the Advancement of Women

Hong Kong Listings Offer Ring-Fenced Route to China

During 2020, nine China-headquartered companies listed in the US used a secondary listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange (HKEX) to raise funds for regional growth. However, other multinational corporations with head offices in the West seem to be overlooking the potential gains on offer from generating capital via this route. Continue reading Hong Kong Listings Offer Ring-Fenced Route to China

Small Business, Big Impact: How Hong Kong’s Small Business Ecosystem Feeds Innovation

Hong Kong’s economy, like its skyline, may appear to be dominated by big names and multinational corporations. But its small businesses are vital, not just to the health of the local economy, but to Hong Kong’s continued status as a world-class business city.  Continue reading Small Business, Big Impact: How Hong Kong’s Small Business Ecosystem Feeds Innovation

Winning in the Workplace: Succession Planning – Why Do We Need a New Mindset?

By Lelia Lim, Managing Partner, Asia Pacific, Lim-Loges & Masters We operate in a world where digital transformation is changing the competitive landscape at warped speed. To survive and thrive in this ever-evolving business environment, companies need to build and … Continue reading Winning in the Workplace: Succession Planning – Why Do We Need a New Mindset?