When women do better, economies do better. The Women’s Foundation partners with Facebook and Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) of The University of Hong Kong to announce a new initiative called #SheMeansBusiness in Hong Kong, an initiative dedicated to providing ongoing online and offline training for local female entrepreneurs to help them make the most of their business online and reach the potential customers globally. Facebook has successfully launched #SheMeansBusiness in some Asian and European countries such as Singapore, Indonesia, and the UK so far this year. We are proud to work with Facebook and FBE and a number of supporting partners to bring this meaningful economic program to Hong Kong, to meet the fast growth of local small- and medium-sized business.
10.00 Registration & networking
10.30 Welcome remarks by:
Annie Tam, Permanent Secretary for Labour and Welfare, HKSAR Government
Jayne Leung, Head of Greater China, Facebook
Susan Hutchison, Board Chair, The Women's Foundation
10.40 Short video presentation for success stories of Hong Kong small business (exclusively made for #SheMeansBusiness Hong Kong launch)
10.45 Top 10 Tips on Facebook and Instagram for Your Business
11.20 Local Female Small Business Panel Discussion
Haidi Lun, Bloomberg News
Clair Deevy, Head of Economic Growth Initiatives APAC, Facebook
Professor Paul Cheung, The University of Hong Kong
Jo Hayes, Director of Pipeline Initiatives, The Women’s Foundation
Michelle Sun, Founder and CEO, First Code Academy
11.50 Buffet lunch
13.00 Workshop for female entrepreneurs
15.15 End of workshop
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