This year, we’ve chosen the vibrant harbor city of Kaohsiung as the backdrop for CAREhER’s third Flagship Summer Summit event. Stepping beyond the comforts of our usual Taipei surroundings, we gathered 95 outstanding women at the sophisticated ALIEN Art Centre, graciously sponsored by ASE, to host our Summer Summit panel.
As the workplace culture evolves, conversations about DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging) becomes crucial for organizations and leadership. Let us explore together with DELL Technologie's Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition, Pride ERG core team member, Janice Lu and Pinkoi's Co-Founder Peter Yan the essence of Belonging and discover strategies and actions we can take to encourage trust and safety and promote a diverse workplace.
Remember the quote from the movie Forrest Gump? “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” and that’s how Jae Yeon Choi, Managing Director of MSD Taiwan, felt her career has been like. From working in a rigid government agency where there weren’t many women as colleagues, to pursuing her MBA, to now working in a leading pharmaceutical company working to improve people’s lives – Jae Yeon shared how she found authenticity to be the key to leadership and teamwork. #Impact, #Legacy, and #GrowTogether are her three most important hashtags. What are yours? Listen more to this episode to find out how a women leader is found.
Fascinated by the French culture that celebrates a woman’s strength and independence, Aya Yamanouchi pursued her French Literature study to Paris – little did she know, this journey opened the door to her multi-talented career across different parts of the fashion industry. In this episode, Aya-san, now serving as the Senior Manager for People & Culture at LVMH Japan, shared her insights on hiring and growing talent in luxury retail. But our conversation went beyond the surface, diving into strategies to promote diversity and inclusion in the Asia Pacific, where monocultural norms still often prevail.