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International Women’s Day

04-07-21 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm


On Wednesday April 7th, AustCham China will host an International Women’s Day Luncheon, this event will celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women across the globe, with the aim of energizing the conversation around actions necessary towards gender equality in a post COVID-19 world.

This event will be supported by the Australian Embassy, AmCham China and CCG (the Center for China and Globalisation).  

Event Details: 

Date: Wednesday, April 7th 

Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm (Registration from 11:00am) 

Venue: Grand Millennium Hotel

Location: 7 E 3rd Ring Rd Middle, Guo Mao, Chaoyang, Beijing, China

Price: Members: 450rmb | Non-Members: 550rmb | Table: 4,250rmb



Sue Kench
Global Chief Executive of King & Wood Mallesons

Sue took on this role in 2017 after leading the firm in Australia for four years as Chief Executive Partner, Australia. Sue works closely with the Global Chairman and the firm’s International Management Committee to lead the firm’s international growth strategy. Sue is based in Hong Kong and spends significant time in China and Australia.



Roberta Lipson
CEO and founder of United Family Healthcare

Roberta Lipson is CEO and founder of United Family Healthcare (UFH) and the CEO of New Frontier Health (NYSE:NFH). She has over 40 years of experience as a pioneer in the healthcare industry in China. She originally co-founded United Family Healthcare’s predecessor company Chindex in 1981, expanding the business from China’s top medical equipment distribution company into China’s first and largest foreign-invested healthcare system.



Carol Li Rafferty
Managing Director at Yale Center Beijing
Carol Li Rafferty is the Managing Director of Yale Center Beijing, Yale University’s convening and intellectual hub in China, and a Co-Founder of Lean In China, an organization that has grown into a network of over 100,000 women across the country. In 2016, the World Economic Forum (WEF) selected Carol as a Young Global Leader (YGL), and she currently serves as a member of the YGL Advisory Group, the YGL’s global advisory board. 




Su Cheng Harris-Simpson
Founder and CEO of SCHSAsia
Su Cheng Harris-Simpson is the Founder and CEO of SCHSAsia, an impact-driven consultancy that offers consulting, training, and projects focused on women empowerment. Su Cheng applies her exemplary client relations and project management skills, along with her 25 years of experience in China, to driving the change towards gender equality in businesses. SCHSAsia focuses on this mission through independent consulting projects and the Women’s Advisory Council (WAC), an engaged and impactful network of corporate leaders and decision-makers who are committed to sharing, learning, and participating in this essential endeavour.



11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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