THE 女 ECONOMY SUMMIT

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by Karisma Wilson on April 12th, 2017   191 views

When and Where

  • 12/04/2017
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

  • Renaissance Capital Hotel
    61 Dongsanhuan Middle Road, Shuangjing, Chaoyang District
    Beijing
    China
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THE 女 ECONOMY SUMMIT

Event Details

AmCham China and WEConnect International in China have embarked upon a collaboration to showcase expert perspectives on women’s economic empowerment and the positive impact of women’s leadership in the global economy. The 女 Economy Summit is looking to collaborate with leading women’s organizations to provide a platform for sharing best practices in developing women leadership and networking with likeminded people from the media, non-profit organizations, and top businesses. Input from male advocates will also be invaluable; gender equality is an issue that concerns everyone.

We are working with a variety of international and Chinese organizations for this event, including:

  • UN Women
  • Lean In China
  • Women’s Professional Network
  • China Association of Women Entrepreneurs

What is The女 Economy?

Statistics show that when women lead, or are promoted to high positions, business profitably soars. However, only 8% of board members in China are women, despite comprising 50% of entry-level positions. This summit will bring discussions relating to unconscious biases, mentoring, violence against women, and equal opportunity barriers to the fore.

$2,400,000,000,000 – the total value of The 女 Economy

The summit aims to conclude with best frameworks on developing gender-responsive policy and corporate practices that would effectively support women’s leadership and entrepreneurship in the future. Such discussions endeavor to help build a series of tangible best practices that will then be included in AmCham China’s American Business in China White Paper as a part of AmCham China’s business advocacy efforts.

Please join us on April 12th, 2017 to be a part of making the world of business a more prosperous and promising place for professional women.

Expected Attendees
The Summit event expects about 150-200 attendees that include:

  • Chinese government officials
  • Leading corporate executives
  • Women entrepreneurs
  • Thought leaders from think tanks
  • Partner organizations
  • Media

Sponsorship is now available! For more information, please refer to the sponsorship package attached or contact Catherine Liu (cliu@amchamchina.org, +8610 8519 0864).

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