Updates from our previous events

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Danielle deZorzi

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Danielle deZorzi

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m an American lawyer who has been living in Hong Kong for the past fifteen years.  I started out in private practice on the corporate team at an international law firm, focusing on securities and M&A matters.  I first began...

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Bei Zhou

2021 WiFA Spotlight Series – Bei Zhou

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself I am originally from Sichuan, China. I love a life of adventure and of new challenges. During the past 17 years, I have worked in many industries: Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Asset Management, Corporate Training, and...

Responding to COVID-19 together

Responding to COVID-19 together

As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly develops, our thoughts are with the people affected and the medical professionals working around the clock to help those most in need. At WiFA, we’re working to do our part by ensuring the safety of our Team, and revamping existing...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bene Nolens

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bene Nolens

Bénédicte N. Nolens Today we introduce @Bénédicte N. Nolens, our newly appointed co-Chair and one of the longest standing volunteers in WiFA. When did you join WiFA? I joined WiFA in 2011, as the Co-Chair of the Education Committee, a role I continued until December...

Increasing D&I Across the Board

Increasing D&I Across the Board

Message From Management: Bonnie Ohri Financial services companies are significantly boosting their efforts to increase Diversity & Inclusion across the board. They are focusing on hiring a more diversified workforce, both at the entry level and at the C-Suite...

D&I 3-Part Series Coming Soon: May / June 2022

D&I 3-Part Series Coming Soon: May / June 2022

WiFA will launch its flagship 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Series in late May through June, with the goal of addressing diversity from a variety of angles. The series is an opportunity to reflect and consider the role we can all play in supporting D& I within...

Talking Tokens: The Road to Adoption in Mainstream Finance

Talking Tokens: The Road to Adoption in Mainstream Finance

Message From Management: Benedicte Nolens Crypto has been the new kid on the block since the first Distributed Autonomous Organization (DAO) and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in 2017: token sales on public blockchains without underwriters, global trading for retail and...

WiFA ESG Committee is looking for New Members!

WiFA ESG Committee is looking for New Members!

WiFA is looking for committed individuals to join a committee with 6-8 members to coordinate/manage our upcoming Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Series in July/August 2022. The series will focus on ESG investing trends and the impact on the economy and...

Mentor-Mentee Program Launch: March 31, 2022

Mentor-Mentee Program Launch: March 31, 2022

The 2022 MMP program has been launched! Thank you to everyone that applied this year and especially, a round of applause for the mentors for providing their time, guidance, and expertise at the kick off meeting. Both mentors and mentees shared insightful tips on how...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Nidhi Kush Shah

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Nidhi Kush Shah

Nidhi Kush Shah, Leadership & Communications Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Entrepreneur, shares with WiFA her experience with mentors and volunteering, what gives her hope every day, and much more. Tell us about your background and the journey to your current...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Clara Chiu

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Clara Chiu

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series: Today we would like to introduce Clara Chiu, CEO, QReg Advisory Ltd, who shares with WiFA her experience with mentors and volunteering, what gives her hope every day, and much more. Tell us about your background and the journey to your...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Siu Man Yee

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Siu Man Yee

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series: Today we would like to introduce Siu Man Yee, Manager at HER Fund, who shares with WiFA her experience with overcoming bias, how she supports female talent, what gives her hope every day, and much more  Tell us about...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Ha Hocart

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Ha Hocart

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series: Today we would like to introduce Ha Hocart, Regional Account Executive, World Wide Technology, who shares with WiFA who she admires, her experience with mentors, how she promotes diversity and gender equality, and much more. Tell us about...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Janine Payne

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Janine Payne

Janine Payne, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Institute for the Advancement of Women’s Health, shares with WiFA her experience with mentors and volunteering, who she admires, and much more. Tell us about your background and the journey to your current position...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Polly Lee

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Polly Lee

Polly Lee, audit leader, Deloitte Guangzhou, and member of the Women Leadership Committee in Southern Mainland China, shares with WiFA her experience with mentors and volunteering, how she supports female talent, what gives her hope every day, and much more...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Karen So 

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Karen So 

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series: Today we would like to introduce Karen So, General Counsel, OSL, who shares with WiFA her experience with overcoming bias, how she supports female talent, what gives her hope every day, and much more Tell us about your background and the...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Lena Wong

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Lena Wong

Lena Wong, Founder HK Momtrepreneurs and co-founder of Womentors, shares with WiFA how she overcame bias in her career, promotes diversity and gender equality, supports female talent, her experience with mentors, and much more. Tell us about your background and the...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Malavika Shanker 

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Malavika Shanker 

Malavika Shanker, Head of Asia Listed Derivatives Execution & Platform Sales, Morgan Stanley, shares with WiFA who she admires, how she promotes diversity and gender equality, her experience with mentors, and much more. Tell us about your background and the...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – AJ Bolduc

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – AJ Bolduc

AJ Bolduc, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Shares Trading, Goldman Sachs, who shares with WiFA her experience with mentors and volunteering, and how she promotes diversity and gender equality. Mentors play an important role in the developments of many careers. If you...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Joëlle Dang-Jamet

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Joëlle Dang-Jamet

Joëlle Dang-Jamet, former Chief Operating Officer, Global Finance and Risk Division Societe Generale Asia, who shares with WiFA her experience with volunteering, how she promotes diversity and gender equality, what gives her hope every day, and much more Tell us about...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Edwina Chau

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Edwina Chau

Edwina Chau, Vice-President, Company Secretary and ESG of BC Group, shares with WiFA how she promotes diversity and gender equality, her experience with mentors, what gives her hope every day, and much more. Tell us about your background and the journey to your...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Elizabeth Rowlinson  

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Elizabeth Rowlinson  

Elizabeth Rowlinson, mental health counsellor and corporate wellness consultant shares with WiFA her experience with mentorship, how she promotes diversity and gender equality, what gives her hope, and much more.  Tell us about your background and the journey to...

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Judy Kan

2022 WiFA Spotlight Series – Judy Kan

Judy Kan, Executive Director, HER Fund, shares with WiFA her experience with mentorship, who she admires, how she promotes diversity and gender equality, and much more Tell us about your background and the journey to your current position and organisation. Before I...