SwedCham is very happy to invite three female business leaders to a Sharp Talk where we will discuss success factors and barriers for female leaders. The purpose of this event is to share and inspire more women to become leaders and to believe in their leadership skills. We also want to highlight the challenges female leaders in China are facing and how we together can overcome these challenges.


At this seminar, the speakers will share stories from of their own experiences:

  • Lessons learnt - What have we learned from our own professional careers?
  • Why is it important for both men and women to support other women in their professions?
  • What are the unique challenges women face in workplace in China?


First Speaker: Roberta Basso

Background: Marketing, communication, and business development professional with 8+ years' experience in China and South-East Asian countries.


Founder of Lean In China International, a pilot program of the nonprofit organization LeanIn.Org by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to empower women to achieve their ambitions.

Second Speaker: Summer Xia

Background: Head of PR and marketing at Microsoft for Startups China, and host for China Innovation Decoded podcast, introducing the startup ecosystem in China and reveals some behind the scene operations that are driving the local innovation.


Previously managed Chinaccelerator and MOX's international presence.


Third Speaker: Carol Zhou

Background: Head of China Business Innovation & Investment office for Shiseido, leading the next phase of transformation for the company, to create beauty innovations that will improve the lives of consumers everywhere.


Carol has held a number of management positions at multinational firms such as Burberry, L'Oreal, Unilever, and Marriott where she has led global strategy & innovation functions across regions and industries.

Agenda

6

15PM

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6

35PM

Presentation

Roberta Basso

6

35PM

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6

55PM

Presentation

Summer Xia

6

55PM

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7

15PM

Presentation

Carol Zhou

7

15PM

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7

45PM

Speakers

Sponsors and Partners

Organizer

Dragon Partners

A special thanks to our Dragon Partners for supporting the Swedish business community in China.

Tickets