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On Friday October 31st, the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) are pleased to be hosting an exciting seminar on “Women’s Leadership and Workplace Diversity-Benefits to Businesses”. Topics for discussion 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.

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

Well-known TV anchor Yang Lan, often referred to as China’s Oprah Winfrey, will then moderate a panel discussion amongst senior Chinese business leaders, including Ms. Liu Qing, COO of taxi-hailing smartphone app Didi Dache, Mr. Wang Guangfa, Chairman and President of real estate conglomerate Fazheng Group and Ms. Lin Bo, Vice Chief Editor of China WTO Tribune.

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