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Women in Business

Women in Business

About Women in Business

The Women in Business Programme aims to raise awareness of the importance of gender diversity in the workplace in Taiwan through events and activities under three main themes: Educate, Connect and Celebrate.

Mission Committee & Supporters Mentorship Programme

The BCCT Women in Business Committee aims to become a resource for the support, sharing, education, and research of issues for Women in Business in Taiwan. We strive to engage our members and the greater community in activities that will facilitate networking for women, highlight issues important to the community, and actively improve the position for women in the workplace.

  • Sharing experiences and best practices
  • Research pay and position gap in the region
  • Surveying – members, member companies and possibly facilitate Taiwan nation-wide survey
  • Research network chambers on gender issues
  • Partner with schools for research or collaborative projects
  • Utilise members with existing research on gender issues
  • Connect with Asia-wide networks

Programme Supporters:

         

    

Chair – Women in Business:

Anjana Narain – GSK Taiwan

 

Vision and Survey Co-chairs:

  • Catherine Wong – GSK
  • Jane Chen – Adecco

Vision and Survey Committee:

  • Francine Wu – Schroders Taiwan
  • Michelle Maa – Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Samson Ellis – Bloomberg
  • John Winter – Robert Winters
  • Adela Pan – Shanghai Commercial Bank
  • Michelle Wang – KPMG

 

Education and Speakers Co-Chairs:

  • Susana Galvan – British Council
  • Veronica Lin – Eiger

Education and Speakers Committee:

  • Yulin Tsai – Flexijobs
  • Anne Chen – Flexijobs
  • Angela Wu – TMF
  • Shenna Ho – Schroders
  • Sophia Liao – PCA Life
  • Katherine Yang – PCA Life

 

Networking & Community Co-chairs:

  • Abby Hsieh – Ogilvy Taiwan
  • Amy Hsu – IKEA Taiwan

Networking & Community Committee:

  • Constance Chao – Media Plus
  • Amanda Fang – Michael Page
  • Danielle Jao – Allsaints

The British Chamber of Commerce Taipei is proud to launch its first Women in Business Mentorship Programme. Over a six-month period, 30 women will form a dedicated support network for professional and personal development. 15 mentors and 15 mentees will be selected and paired based on what they want to achieve and meet regularly to work towards those goals.  The process will be assisted and supported by the BCCT Women in Business Committee.

The mentorship programme is one way that you can take tangible steps to building greater diversity in business by connecting and supporting women as Mentors, Mentees, and Sponsors.

 

Programme Mentors:

  • Revital Shpangental: Anemone Ventures. Ltd.,
  • Susana Galvan: British Council
  • Veronica Lin: Eiger
  • Amy Hsu: IKEA
  • Angela Wu: TMF Taiwan Limited
  • Helen Chou: Charisma International Consulting
  • Fiona Huang: Bayer Taiwan
  • Cindy Chen: Adecco
  • Anjana Narain: GSK Taiwan
  • Siok Tan: GSK Taiwan
  • Sophia Huang: GSK Taiwan
  • Evelyn Kuo: Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Abby Hsieh: Ogilvy Public Relations Taiwan
  • Francine Wu: Schroders

 

Programme Mentees:

  • Vicky Chang: Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Aileen Lin: KPMG
  • Mina Wu: Legere
  • Yukai Chen: Taiwan Startup Stadium
  • Ivy Wang: Spaces
  • Jamie McCaffrey: Skyrock
  • Ariel Ying-Pei Chen: Lado Business Consultants
  • Charlotte Valentine: KPMG
  • Ivy Huang: Crown Worldwide
  • Nina Fan: Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Janet Lee: GSK Taiwan
  • Grace Tsai: Grand Hyatt Taipei
  • Pixie Pang: AstraZeneca
  • Ruo Ning Lee: KPMG
  • Fiona Potter: BCCT