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Jo Hayes

Pipeline Initiatives Director

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Jo joined The Women’s Foundation as Pipeline Initiatives Director in February 2016. She oversees the programmes, partnerships and other initiatives that support the development of the pipeline of female talent in Hong Kong for executive and non-executive roles. Pipeline programmes include TWF’s signature Mentoring Programme for Women Leaders, the Leading Women Speaker Series, Secrets to Success Speaker Series, the 30% Club, Women on Boards and Male Allies as well as the Best Practice resources.

Prior to this, Jo worked for BBC Worldwide and the British Council. At BBCW as Head of Audio Visual Production, ELT she oversaw all educational media creation for BBC English in Asia. As Editorial Manager for the British Council, she managed their widest reaching digital product for children learning English, the LearnEnglish Kids website. Jo continues to demonstrate her commitment to educational technology as a member of the IATEFL Learning Technologies committee.

In addition to working at The Women’s Foundation, Jo is highly committed to D&I initiatives and advancing future leaders through mentoring on programmes such as the University of Birmingham Alumni Mentoring Programme and the Cherie Blair Mentoring Programme for Women in Business.