Pioneers for Parity | Schwarzman Scholars

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by Jacob Sierra on April 21st, 2018   57 views

When and Where

  • 21/04/2018
    1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University
    Haidian District
    Beijing
    100084
    China
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Pioneers for Parity | Schwarzman Scholars

Event Details

Join the Schwarzman Scholars at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University for a one-day conference celebrating and showcasing the female leaders who are paving the way to parity.

Join the Schwarzman Scholars at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University for a one-day conference celebrating and showcasing the female leaders who are paving the way to parity. Women at the forefront of their industries will share about their journeys to the top, and discuss how we can all work together to create an inclusive workplace for everyone.

What is Schwarzman Scholars?
Schwarzman Scholars, modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship, sends exceptional graduate students to study together for a one-year Master’s at a newly built college at Tsinghua University, one of the top institutions in China. The motivation for founding this program was based on Stephen Schwarzman’s belief that it is absolutely critical to foster a robust dialogue and a better understanding between China and other nations of the world. Schwarzman Scholars is designed to prepare future leaders for the challenges of the 21st century with a greater understanding of China’s emerging global role.
For more information on Schwarzman Scholars, please visit our website.
What will the event include?
The conference will kick off with a keynote speech from Dr. Xiaoping Yang, the President and Chairperson for BP China, followed by three expert panels.

Panel 1: Paving the Way to Parity – Highlighting women in male-dominated industries, who will discuss the various challenges they have faced in their careers and advice for other women seeking to break glass ceilings.
Panel 2: Making Inclusion Work – Discussing the best ways to create an inclusive workplace, across industries. Panelists and moderators will share what corporations and individuals can do to make inclusion work for all.
Panel 3: Good Community and Development – Community and development experts will share what role institutions, think tanks, grass-roots organisations and policies can play in achieving gender parity.

Who is invited?
All are welcome to attend! Please sign up through the event link below. Limited spaces are available. Registration for the event is only complete once you have received the approval email.

This event is proudly supported by the Beijing Women’s Network.

To learn more about the event, please visit the Pioneers for Parity site.

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