Event Details

Some institutions and companies support younger generations developing the leadership skills for their future careers. The Women's Professional Committee, Business Sustainability Committee and Educational Forum invite you to meet the founders and leaders of programs that focus on such leadership development of young generation.

The discussion will cover topics such as women leadership and sustainability projects that corporations and non profits are doing in China as well as results of initiatives changing women's status, accelerating their leadership possibilities, and building partnerships with employers.

Seating is limited.


4 PM - 4:20 PM
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 5 PM
5 PM - 6 PM
Discussion and Q&A


  • SuCheng Harris-Simpson (Founder and CEO of SCHSAsia)

    SuCheng Harris-Simpson

    Founder and CEO of SCHSAsia

    Su Cheng Harris-Simpson is the founder and CEO of SCHSAsia, a boutique consultancy company, specializing in marketing and strategic events. Harris-Simpson uses her extensive client relations and project management skills along with her over 20 plus years of marketing background to assist a number of not-for-profit organizations, community organizations, bilateral associations and multinational corporations succeed in the China and Asian Countries. Since moving to China in 1997, she has been actively involved in the Beijing business community, served on the Board of AmCham China and is currently a co-chair for the Women's Professional Committee, SME Forum and Golf Committee. She has forged relationships with the American, British, Japanese and Australian Chambers of Commerce, the US Embassy and a range of Beijing civic groups. Before becoming an social entrepreneur Harris-Simpson was engaged in the corporate arena and held management positions at The Boeing Company, United Technologies Corporation and The Capital Club in Beijing.

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  • Virginia  Tan (Co-Founder of Lean In Beijing and Lean In China)

    Virginia Tan

    Co-Founder of Lean In Beijing and Lean In China

    Virginia Tan is the co-founder and managing director of Lean In China. In May 2013 she co-founded Lean In Beijing, a women's platform which supports the goals and aspirations of women in China through incubating and building active communities for women to thrive across China, inspired by the book 'Lean In' by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. She also launched and manages Lean In College, an intercollegiate platform in China as well as a mentorship program for college women and young professionals. Lean In China communities are now present in more than 15 cities and 40 universities across China. Tan has spoken at UNICEF, Baidu, General Electric, Bloomberg, the British Council, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, Singapore Management University and the World Academy for the Future of Women, and was filmed by BBC, Vice and CCTV in 2015. She is also a Global Shaper selected by the World Economic Forum.

    Tan's background is in law and finance, where she was an experienced finance lawyer for more than 8 years specializing on strategic investment in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors in emerging and frontier markets. She has worked in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America representing governments, large corporates and financial institutions for two magic circle firms. Tan has an LLB from Kings College, University of London and spent 10 years in London, Africa and the Middle East before relocating to China in 2013. She is deeply passionate about using capital and expertise from the private sector as a tool for facilitating sustainable development in developing countries. She has extensive experience advising pro bono NGOs and charities on social financing and commercial issues, accompanied by field experience in developing countries.

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  • Jerrie Ueberle (Founder and President of Global Interactions, Inc.)

    Jerrie Ueberle

    Founder and President of Global Interactions, Inc.

    Jerrie Ueberle is the founder and president of Global Interactions, Inc., a Phoenix-based non-profit corporation focused on increasing worldwide communication and understanding among US professionals and their international counterparts. The purpose of this work is to create partnerships with colleagues to continue the dialogue and develop sustainable relationships. Conferences, seminars and study programs engage participants in sharing best practices, research and technologies that contribute to identifying common concerns and discovering new methodologies for achieving results. The work of Global Interactions began in 1984 and has organized more than 80 international conferences and symposiums in China spanning a 30-year period of rapid change and development.

    In 2009 she founded the World Academy for the Future of Women to accelerate women’s leadership worldwide. The program housed on Sias International University campus has expanded from a one year Academy for 100 women each year to a second year Advanced Academy and a third year Academy in Action, in addition to a Men’s Academy for the Future of Women to promote collaborative work that will prepare men in understanding and acting on issues related to advancing and promoting women in society and the workplace. The Academy gained recognition from the United Nations as a charter ASPIRE member in 2013.

    In 2015 Ueberle received the Win International Network, Global Leadership Award and the World Entrepreneurial Network Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit and Global Community Service.

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  • Boyong  Yuan  (Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility at Bayer China)

    Boyong Yuan

    Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility at Bayer China

    Boyong Yuan joined Bayer, a world’s leading company in Life Science, in the year of 2010, he is now heading up the company’s corporate social responsibility and sustainable development functions. Prior to this, he worked with the public information office of the World Health Organization’s representative office in China. In addition to his current Bayer responsibility, Yuan is also the Chairman of CSR Forum for the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

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Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 50
Employee of Member Company
Door Price RMB 50
Door Price RMB 50