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Victorian Alumni Professional Development Workshop: Female Entrepreneurs and Leadership

  • City

    Beijing

  • Date

    Tuesday,27th,November 2018

  • Time

    18:30-20:30

  • Location

    Board Room, Third Floor, Beijing Regent Hotel, No. 99 Jinbao Street

  • Premium Member Price

    FREERMB  

  • Regular Member Price

    FREERMB  

  • RSVP

  • RSVP Description

    To RSVP, please send your name, title, company, graduating universities and dates to Ms. Qian Li at qian.li@ecodev.vic.gov.au by 12:30pm on Nov. 23.

  • Event Details



    • To better enhance the links between Victorian Alumni in China and improve the employment outcomes for alumni, the Victorian Government Trade and Investment Office in Beijing is hosting the first Victorian Alumni Professional Development Workshop under the title Female Entrepreneurs and Leadership in Beijing on Nov. 27, 2018.


      We are pleased to have three outstanding female alumni from RMIT University, La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne to share their insights and experiences in relation to entrepreneurship and career development for women. Our special guest, Ms Lisa Renkin, Deputy Commissioner of Victorian Government Trade and Investment Office, Greater China, will introduce the newly launched Victorian International Student Alumni Strategy and the Women in Leadership Program. We sincerely welcome all the Victorian Alumni to join us at this event.


      Time: 6:30pm to 8:30 pm, Nov. 27

      Venue: Board Room, Third Floor, Beijing Regent Hotel, No. 99 Jinbao Street
      Fee: Free

      Dress Code: Business Casual


      Registration is required for the event as seats are limited.

      Please send your name, title, company, graduating universities and dates to Ms. Qian Li at qian.li@ecodev.vic.gov.au by 12:30pm on Nov. 23.

      Registration may close before the deadline after all the seats are taken.


      To better enhance the links between Victorian Alumni in China and improve the employment outcomes for alumni, the Victorian Government Trade and Investment Office in Beijing is hosting the first Victorian Alumni Professional Development Workshop under the title Female Entrepreneurs and Leadership in Beijing on Nov. 27, 2018.

      We are pleased to have three outstanding female alumni from RMIT University, La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne to share their insights and experiences in relation to entrepreneurship and career development for women. Our special guest, Ms Lisa Renkin, Deputy Commissioner of Victorian Government Trade and Investment Office, Greater China, will introduce the newly launched Victorian International Student Alumni Strategy and the Women in Leadership Program. We sincerely welcome all the Victorian Alumni to join us at this event.


      About the Speakers



      Clara R.HY. Wang
      Founder & CEO
      KAI Communications & Global Talent China


      Clara is the Founder and has been CEO of KAI Communications since 2004. She is also the founder and CEO of Global Talent China. She possesses a great wealth of knowledge and experience in public relations, social media communications, marketing, blockchain, and startup mentoring.

      Her clientele spans across Fortune 500 companies, governments, and nonprofit organizations, as well as startups in the AI, IoT and blockchain fields. Her successful case study covers corporate entities, high profile individuals, regional and national businesses, academic institutions and social media communities among others. At KAI Communications, her client experience includes China-EU IPR2, Westpac Bank, Siemens Hearing, The Carbon Treasure Program, European Patent Office, New Zealand China Branding, Belgium Tourism Board, and the Morocco China Campaign amongst many others.

      Over the past years, Clara has interviewed around 2000 people from over 40 countries and regions in the world in hiring for KAI Communications. This experience inspired Clara and her team to establish an exciting and innovative program: Global Talent China, an online platform to better support international communities worldwide in finding China jobs and business opportunities in China.

      Prior to founding KAI Communications in 2004, Clara had worked with Edelman Public Relations (China) Co. Ltd., and Hill&Knowlton Public Relations (China) Co. Ltd.
      She is a premium member of the International Public Relations Association of the United Kingdom, a Judge for the International Stevie Business Award, and an attending representative for White Paper development on the role of youth in safeguarding tangible and intangible cultural heritage for the UNESCO NGOs’ operational strategy.

      Clara holds a MBA from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. She speaks English and Chinese.


      Priscilla Ho
      Founder and CEO of Prescient Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

      Priscilla Ho has acted as one of the pioneers in the sports business industry in China for over 20 years.  She is the founder and CEO of Prescient Sports & Entertainment Ltd., one of the top-listed sports and entertainment marketing agencies in China.  She combines her exceptional marketing skills with international sports business experience and local market knowledge.  These core skills have allowed her to successfully achieve many unparalleled sports marketing track records in China.  In the past 10 plus years alone, she has serviced and generated over RMB 2 billion in sports sponsorship investment for funding development of major sports projects in China. Her marketing foundation was engineered and inspired by her marketing degree at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT University) in Australia.

      From a brand perspective, some of Priscilla’s career successes include acting as sports marketing consultant for MOST brands in China, from Lenovo to seven more Olympic partners/sponsors.  She has developed integrated sports marketing solutions, from strategic planning to project management of leveraging key projects, as well as internal marketing and B2C/B2B external marketing.  In addition, she has helped brands select or create unique sports marketing resources or driving high brand/business performance, such as FedEx, the Chinese Badminton Team, Midea, the Chinese Swimming and Diving Team, Toyota, and the Olympic Champions’ Roadshow. Her insightful mind, integrated marketing skills and creative thinking allow her to set new heights for her company and clients.

      Special Guest


      Lisa Renkin
      Deputy Commissioner for Victoria in China


      Lisa Renkin took up her appointment as the Deputy Commissioner for Victoria in China in April 2017. Based in Chengdu, Lisa supports the Commissioner and represents Victoria’s interests in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

      Lisa has worked in strategic and technical leadership roles in China since 2003, managing teams and establishing commercial and program structures in both the mainland and in Hong Kong SAR.

      Before taking up this role with the Victorian Government, Lisa was Manager of International Initiatives and Head of the China program for the Burnet Institute, leading the development and implementation of an integrated public health and biotech initiative with an emphasis upon Western China.

      Lisa was also Vice President of the Victorian branch of the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) and chair of its Health & Medical Research working group. Lisa holds an Adjunct position with Monash University as a Senior Lecturer and routinely undertakes teaching programs and student supervision in post-graduate courses.

      Lisa’s international expertise spans twenty years of responding to health, humanitarian, development and commercial priorities, with a focus on effective programmatic and health systems strengthening initiatives throughout the developing world.

      Lisa has previously lived and/or worked for extended periods of time in South Africa, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indonesia, PNG, and in China: Yunnan, Xinjiang, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Hong Kong SAR and Beijing.

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