Women with Ambition: Challenging the Present to Achieve an Equitable Future

Mar 10, 2021 - Mar 10, 2021
12:00 PM - 09:15 PM


Join Ambition's upcoming webinar 'Women with Ambition: Challenging the Present to Achieve an Equitable Future'. Held in conjunction with International Women’s Day, our webinar will focus on this year’s theme of #ChoosetoChallenge.

As a society, we’ve made significant progress towards gender equality, particularly in the workplace. However, it doesn’t stop there. Let’s continue the conversation, raise awareness against biases, and take action for equality. From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge.

Join us and our esteemed panel of speakers, as we discuss the following topics:

  • Striving for gender equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive world
  • Challenging biases and inequality, whilst celebrating women’s achievements
  • Importance of female leadership amidst the pandemic
  • Insights from Ambition’s Women in the Workplace report (exclusive launch during the webinar)

Our panel of speakers:

  • Ciara Houlihan - Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Limited
  • Angelia Chin-Sharpe - CEO & Country Head, Malaysia at BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • Mariana De Win - Head of Technology Ecosystem at DBS Hong Kong

Moderated by: Karan Sharma - Head of Talent & Diversity, APAC at Citibank

Hosted by: Rhoda Rivera - Director, Banking & Financial Services at Ambition Hong Kong


National Briefing: The State of Australia-China Relations with the Australian Ambassador to China, Graham Fletcher

Mar 25, 2021 - Mar 25, 2021
02:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Join ACBC for an exclusive briefing with Australia’s Ambassador to China, Graham Fletcher, as we evaluate the state of Australia-China bilateral relations and the prospects for a constructive and positive path forward for Australia-China business.

Ambassador Fletcher will provide an update from the Australian Embassy in Beijing on the current status of the Australia-China relationship and the pressing issues around trade, investment and broader bilateral relations.

The Embassy’s Minister Counsellor (Economic), Lachlan Crews, will brief members on the outlook for China’s economy and the forthcoming 14th 5 Year Plan. Austrade’s General Manager for Greater China, Daniel Boyer, will shed light on what this means for business and share insights on consumer behaviour and digital trends.

ACBC National President David Olsson and former AustCham Hong Kong CEO Jacinta Reddan will lead a panel session to discuss questions posed by ACBC members on matters concerning the bilateral relationship and Australia-China business relations.


This event will feature a moderated Q&A session, where members will have the opportunity to submit questions to be asked of the Ambassador and panel.

All questions must be submitted prior to the event. To submit a question, please email by Thursday March 18th.

The event will be hosted on the WebEx digital platform and log in details will be circulated ahead of the event.

Registration closes COB Monday March 22nd

Complimentary for AustCham Members