22 November 2021 (HONG KONG) – Harper’s BAZAAR hosted Asia’s inaugural ‘BAZAAR At Work Summit’ today, bringing together inspiring female leaders for empowering talks, thought-provoking panel discussions and unmissable networking opportunities.
Themed “Connecting Visionary Women”, the interactive summit provides a platform for thought leaders and puts the spotlight on the myriad achievements of female trailblazers and pioneers in Hong Kong. Over the past two years, Harper’s BAZAAR has put the spotlight on female leaders in the city through the BAZAAR At Work initiative. “Our interviews with female leaders in Hong Kong have left us inspired and encouraged by the achievements in their respective fields. We are honored to host this in-person event to celebrate their stories and insights”, said Ms. Sophia Yu, Publisher of Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong and Chairperson of the ‘BAZAAR At Work Summit’.
The half-day summit, held at Rosewood Hong Kong, enjoyed a 200-strong audience who were inspired by topics covering women’s roles in STEM, entrepreneurial spirit, career development and the arts in work and business. Attendees were inspired by stories of reinvention and insights from thought leaders such as Ms. Cindy Chow, Executive Director of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Ms. Zuraidah Ibrahim, Executive Managing Editor, and Ms. Winnie Chung, Editorial Director of Specialist Publications, of the South China Morning Post, Mr. Xaven Mak, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s BAZAAR, Ms. Anais Mak, Creative Director & Founder of ANAÏS JOURDEN and Ms. Sarah Tong, Co-founder of Big Bang Academy.
During the event, Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong also presented the Visionary Women Awards, which aim to recognize and honor high-achieving, outstanding female leaders with impactful visions in different fields. The awardees, who also spoke at ‘BAZAAR At Work Summit’ are role-models who connect, empower and inspire the next generation of women leaders. The seven awardees are Ms. Winnie Chiu, President and Executive Director of Dorsett Hospitality International, Ms. Norma Chu, Founder of DayDayCook, Professor Ava Kwong, Chief of breast surgery at the University of Hong Kong, Ms. Rany Lai, CEO of McDonald’s Hong Kong, Ms. Vicky Lau, Chef Owner of Tate Dining Room, Dr Cathy Lui, CEO of OPER Technology and Ms. Betty Ng, Founder of COLLECTIVE.
About Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong
Part of the South China Morning Post Group, Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong started in 1988 as a print magazine that offers luxurious lifestyle content for sophisticated women. Since then, Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong has expanded its digital content offerings, reaching more than 1 million audiences on a monthly basis. Harper’s BAZAAR Hong Kong has produced new initiatives such as “BAZAAR At Work” and “BAZAAR Museum” aimed at broadening offerings that cater to the changing needs of modern Hong Kong women.
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