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Hosted by the Women of Influence Committee Chair Mary McHale and our new Vice Chair!

You are invited to join our Women of Influence Committee virtual meeting on Friday, February 5 at 12:30 PM. Our first meeting of the year will showcase three of our 2020 WoI Conference Awardees who will talk about what winning the award means to them and share their personal "Choose to Challenge" pledge for 2021.

· Champion for the Advancement of Women

Nick Marsh, Managing Director, Meraki Executive Search & Consulting

For over thirty years, Nick has been a pioneer in the field of diversity and inclusion. Meraki enables companies to present a diverse slate of candidates for senior executive positions, and through a leadership program prepares women for boards. More than 50% of the program graduates are in new Board roles.

· Best Company for Women, The Estee Lauder Companies Asia Pacific

Represented by Daphne Choi, Vice President, Human Resources, APAC

Established in Hong Kong over 60 years ago, ELC has been focused on embedding diversity in its culture and business strategy. The CEO is a woman, 63% of executives holding P&L responsibility are women, and their corporate programs and opportunities are designed to accelerate women's success throughout the organization.

· Master of The Arts

Tisa Ho, Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Festival

Tisa has been at the helm of the Hong Kong Arts Festival for 15 years dedicated to augmenting its spirit and quality year after year. The Arts Festival offers a fresh and exciting program that attracts people through its creativity and approach. Tisa's humble attitude is part of what makes her impact so brilliant.

This year the American Chamber will celebrate International Women's Day with a week of events, many of which the WoI Committee will co-sponsor. The WoI Committee will offer a special "speed networking" and "Choose to Challenge" pledge opportunity for all of our members. Also on the agenda, will be details of the weekly line up shared by guest speakers from the organizing AmCham committees:

IWD week of events:

· March 8 Monday, 10:00am-11:00am – International Women's Day #Choose to Challenge WoI Committee speed networking

· March 11 Thursday, 4:00pm-5:30pm – Session 9: Female Founders

HK Start Ups Meet Multinational Companies Series

Co-hosted by the WoI Committee and the Innovation & Technology Committee

Ming Lai Cheung, Manager for illicit Trade Prevention – Asia at Philip Morris International and Carolyn Wong, Senior Marketing Consultant at PwC will share the highlights of the event. For more details, please click HERE

· March 9 or 10 (TBC) 8:30am-9:30am - Women in Trade Event

Hosted by the Trade & Investment Committee

Last year was the year of the Shero, and our conference focused on women doing extraordinary things. This year we want to bring out the Shero in YOU and invite you to make your own pledge and promise for change. Our 2021 Conference theme will support #Choose to Challenge and will feature individuals and organizations who have made exceptional achievements and a steadfast commitment to supporting female leadership in business. We would love to have your thoughts for what you would like to learn this year. Who would you like to hear from? What will you challenge? Who do you want to meet?

Do you know someone that wants to get involved? Please invite them to join the chamber and indicate their interest in joining the WoI community. This meeting is exclusively for all AmCham Members. Advance registration is required.

We're looking forward to seeing you on February 5th! (REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND:


For the Feb 5th meeting, a ZOOM link and detailed agenda will be emailed to the registered attendee ONE day prior to the meeting.

If you have RSVP'd, but cannot join the registered meeting, please inform us in advance by sending an email to

Feb 5, 2021

12:30 PM - 2 PM (GMT+8)

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