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
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
Some people work for decades toward a place in the C-Suite. At the age of 21, Anushka Purohit is a C-Suite leader two times over—and she hasn’t even graduated from university yet. Continue reading Something Good Brewing: How Breer CEO Anushka Purohit is Making a Difference
By Stephanie Chan “Confidence is built upon the perfection of every detail,” says Heidi Lee, executive director of Hong Kong Ballet, who was named 2021’s Master … Continue reading Mastering Perfection: An Interview with Hong Kong Ballet’s Heidi Lee
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
As women earn, inherit, and control more money and assets than ever before, they are emerging as the new face of wealth, on track to control approximately US$30 trillion of assets by 2030 in the US alone. Continue reading Steering a Path to Financial Success for Women
On Aug 31, AmCham hosted a group of senior female diplomats from Canada, UK and US who shared their perspectives on women empowerment in the diplomatic community. Continue reading Women in Diplomacy