Beijing to Hold Forum on Benefits of Women's Leadership to Businesses

October 27, 2014  Editor: Arnold Hou

The Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) will host a seminar on "Women's Leadership and Workplace Diversity -- Benefits to Businesses" on October 31 in Beijing.

The topics discussed will include the positive steps that Chinese companies can take to promote women in leadership roles, the benefits of having women in senior positions, and the impact this has on organizational and financial performance.

Chief Operating Officer of KPMG Asia Pacific Geoff Wilson will deliver a keynote speech on "Creating Competitive Advantage through Talent and Diversity", while UN Women Country Program Manager Julie Broussard and CEO of Proya Cosmetics and CKGSB alumnus Fang Yuyou will talk about "Best Practices in Gender Diversity".

Well-known TV anchor Yang Lan, who is the cofounder and chairperson of Sun Media Group and the Sun Culture Foundation, will moderate a panel discussion amongst senior Chinese business leaders, including COO of taxi-hailing smartphone app Didi Dache Liu Qing, Chairperson and President of real estate conglomerate Fazheng Group Wang Guangfa and Vice Chief Editor of China WTO Tribune Lin Bo.

Event Overview:

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Date: October 31

Venue: CKGSB Beijing Campus, 20/F Tower E2 Oriental Plaza, No. 1 Chang'an Avenue, Beijing 100738

Please sign up at CKGSB's official website and reply in advance to affirm whether you can attend or not.

(Source: xkb.com.cn/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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