British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei

British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (BCCTaipei) is a value-adding resource that champions the business and social interests of its members in Taiwan. Made up of large and small corporations, individuals, and overseas associations, BCCTaipei is a strong and cosmopolitan mixture of successful enterprises in diverse industries.
BCCTaipei acts as a key resource for UK companies interested in the Taiwan market by ensuring that businesses, especially SMEs, have a direct line to assistance and networks. They provide landing pad services and offer a united but unbiased commercial perspective on all issues affecting British business interests in Taiwan, and Taiwan business interests in the UK.
BCCTaipei provides a broad range of membership activities and events including business networking opportunities and free-for-member Talent Development Workshops. BCCTaipei also has a number of Signature Events including the St Andrew's Ball, Charity Golf and Football Tournaments, and the Christmas Charity Auction. We also have a number of specific events, large and small, throughout the year focusing on CSR, Young Professional Development and Women in Business.
The Chamber is housed inside the British Office and shares a very close relationship to the Foreign Office, Department for Business & Trade and the British Council, and holds periodic joint events with other foreign chambers.
In conjunction with membership activities, BCCTaipei has donated over 18 million NT dollars to local Taiwanese charities, and has an active programme to support the CSR initiatives of its members in Taiwan.

http://www.bcctaipei.com

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Summary

Summary


Join us in celebrating International Women's Day as we embrace the theme of "Breaking Down Barriers." This empowering event will feature a dynamic panel discussion highlighting influential women who have triumphed over industry barriers, mastered the delicate balance between motherhood and career, and navigated cultural challenges with resilience. Gain valuable insights and inspiration from these remarkable women who have shattered glass ceilings.


Following the panel discussion, we invite you to participate in an empowering self-defense workshop aimed at equipping all participants with essential skills to protect themselves. Let's come together, support one another, and foster a community of strength and empowerment. Join us for an afternoon of learning, connection, and celebration as we commemorate the achievements of women worldwide.


About The BCCTaipei Women in Business Network


The Women in Business Committee runs events to promote diversity in business and to highlight opportunities and strategies for women to be successful in business. Events are held to allow women and diversity champions to get together to discuss business issues, career advancement and expanding networks. Since 2010, the BCCTaipei Women in Business Network has offered a great opportunity to make new friends, share experiences as well as develop important business contacts and advance professional careers.


Aim of the Women in Business Network:

  1. To strengthen the voice of women in business
  2. To inspire women in Taiwan to feel empowered in their workplace
  3. To give participants information and perspectives on work-life balance
  4. To give participants a chance to discuss the above issues, and offer them opportunities for future collaboration

About British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei


BCCTaipei acts as a key resource for business by ensuring that its members have a direct line to assistance and networks, as well as providing a united but unbiased commercial perspective on all issues affecting British business interests in Taiwan, and Taiwanese business interests in the UK. In conjunction with membership activities, BCCTaipei has donated over NTD 19 million to its selected charitable causes. 

Limited tickets available! Register as soon as possible! 

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This event will be conducted primarily in English.


本次活動主要會以 英語 進行。

Agenda

March 7, 2024

Breaking the Barriers Agenda

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Registration & Networking
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM
Welcome by BCCTaipei CEO and Message from BCCTaipei Women in Business Committee Chair and Vice-Chair
Claudine Xie (Corporate Relations Director of Diageo Taiwan Inc.)
Carrie Chuang (Market Head - Taiwan at The Executive Centre)
Colin Giles (CEO of British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei)
4:05 PM - 4:50 PM
Panel discussion
Carrie Chuang (Market Head - Taiwan at The Executive Centre)
Ann-Marie Padgett (Regional President-East Asia and Pacific at Bechtel Group Inc. / Pacific Engineers & Constructors, Ltd.)
Laura Wang (CEO of PCA Life Assurance Co., Ltd.)
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Break
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Self Defense workshop
Jay - (Self defense Coach)
6:00 PM - 6:05 PM
Group photo
6:05 PM - 7:00 PM
Closing Remarks and network

Speakers

Jay - (Self defense Coach)

Jay -

Self defense Coach

Claudine Xie (Corporate Relations Director of Diageo Taiwan Inc.)

Claudine Xie

Corporate Relations Director of Diageo Taiwan Inc.

Carrie Chuang (Market Head - Taiwan at The Executive Centre)

Carrie Chuang

Market Head - Taiwan at The Executive Centre

Colin Giles (CEO of British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei)

Colin Giles

CEO of British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei

Ann-Marie Padgett (Regional President-East Asia and Pacific at Bechtel Group Inc. / Pacific Engineers & Constructors, Ltd.)

Ann-Marie Padgett

Regional President-East Asia and Pacific at Bechtel Group Inc. / Pacific Engineers & Constructors, Ltd.

Laura Wang (CEO of PCA Life Assurance Co., Ltd.)

Laura Wang

CEO of PCA Life Assurance Co., Ltd.

Speaker / Guest Ticket

Standard PriceComplimentary

Guest Ticket

Standard PriceComplimentary

Venue

Venue

The Executive Centre - Taipei 101 Tower | Coworking Space, Serviced & Virtual Offices and Workspace
Level 57, 信義路五段 7 號
台北市, Taiwan

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email events@bcctaipei.comYou can also reach us at +886 27201919

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