Celebrating Women as Game Changers
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The Inaugural Women Power Forum (WPF) is proud to present champions of women empowerment and more than 30 exceptional women game changers on stage to take you on an inspiring journey of how they have changed the game in their fields of endeavors including arts and culture, business and finance, technology and social innovation.
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The half-day event at Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel on July 29 will be graced by the presence of 400 local, regional and international guests and participants including government officials; policy makers; business leaders; eminent scholars; representatives from well-respected non-profit, social, professional, trade and youth organisations; and students.
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Programme Highlights
Location: Grand Ballroom 1-2, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
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3:35 PM > 4:20 PM
PANEL SESSION 1 – BUSINESS & FINANCE (Sponsored by BNP Paribas)
Moderator
- Martina Fuchs, Anchor, CNN Money Switzerland (Switzerland)

Panel Keynote
- Desirée Bollier, Chair & Chief Merchant, The Bicester Village Shopping Collection by Value Retail (United Kingdom)

Panelists (in alphabetical order by surname)
- Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, Former Deputy Governor, Bank of Israel (Israel)
- Cindy Chow, Executive Director, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (Hong Kong)
- Angie Lin, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer, FinEx Asia (Hong Kong China)
- Liu Yu Tong (劉羽桐), Chairman, Gansu Yuanda Investment Group Ltd (China)
- Benedicte Monneron, Regional Head of Human Resources APAC, BNP Paribas (Hong Kong, China)
- Yan Lan (閻蘭), Vice Chairman of Investment Banking; Chairman and CEO of Greater China, Lazard Asia (Hong Kong) Limited (Hong Kong, China)
Location: Grand Ballroom 1-2, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
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4:25 PM > 5:00 PM
PANEL SESSION 2 – WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS, ARTS AND CULTURE (Sponsored by Cartier)
Moderator
- Alison M. Friedman, Artistic Director, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (Hong Kong, China)

Sponsor
- Maya Lin, Regional High Jewelry Director, Cartier Asia (Hong Kong, China)

Panel Keynote
- Maria Balshaw, Director, Tate Museum (United Kingdom)
- María Pagés, Choreographer, CCMP - María Pagés Choreographic Center - María Pagés Company (Spain)

Panelists (in alphabetical order by surname)
- Princess Alia Al-Senussi, VIP Representative, United Kingdom and Middle East, Art Basel (Libya)
- Liza Wang (汪明荃), Chairman of the Chinese Artists Association of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
- Patti Wong (黃林詩韻), Chairman, Sotheby’s Asia and Sotheby’s Diamonds (Hong Kong, China)
Location: Grand Ballroom 1-2, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
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5:05 PM > 6:20 PM
PANEL SESSION 3 – TECHNOLOGY & SOCIAL INNOVATION (Sponsored by AMTD Foundation)
Moderator
- Rachel Freeman, Director, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, AMTD International Inc (Hong Kong China)

Panel Keynote
- Liu Shan (劉杉), Vice President, Tencent Media Lab (China)

Panelists (in alphabetical order by surname)
- Juliana CN Chan (陳重娥), Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong China)
- Norma Chu (朱嘉盈), Founder DayDayCook (Hong Kong, China)
- Daisy Guo (過曉茜), Co-founder and CMO, Tezign (China)
- Yali Harari, Co-founder & CEO, Innovesta Technologies (Israel)
- Jin Ling (金玲), Vice Minister of Human Resources, XiaoMi Corporation (China)
- Chantal Khoueiry, Founder, Brides do Good and Chief Culture Officer, The Bicester Village Shopping Collection by Value Retail (United Kingdom)
- Angie Lin, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer, FinEx Asia (Hong Kong China)
- Sabrina Lin (林文怡), Vice-President for Institutional Advancement, HKUST (Hong Kong China)
- Dee Poon (潘楚穎), Managing Director of Brands & Distribution, Esquel Group (Hong Kong, China)
- Angelina Yuen (阮曾媛琪), Former Vice President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong, China)
- Shirley Yeung (楊慕貞), Associate Vice President, UNESCO Hong Kong Association (Hong Kong, China)
- Hillary Yip (葉礽僖), Founder & CEO, MinorMynas (Hong Kong, China)
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