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SUPCHINA WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2020

Sept. 9-10

An Online Event 

The SupChina Women’s Conference brings together thought leaders and visionaries for an open dialogue about the continuing empowerment of women in Chinese industry, technology, culture and politics —  and how they will continue to transform China’s impact on the world in the new decade.

With 51 self-made women billionaires, China has produced 57% of the world’s total females worth over 1 billion dollars.
– Hurun Report

ATTEND AND LEARN:

  • Be inspired by top businesswomen working in or with China and hear the latest trends coming out of their industries.
  • Listen to two Keynote Speakers, Jane Sun, CEO of Trip.com and Stella Li, CEO of BYD.
  • Engage in exclusive networking with business leaders hailing from all over the world
  • Honor two world-class businesswomen who have reshaped the U.S.-China business community through cultural impact: Yang Lan, the “Oprah Winfrey of China” and CEO of Sun Media; and Janet Yang, a Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning Hollywood producer of Joy Luck Club and advisor to Crazy Rich Asians, and the first Asian or Asian woman Governor-At-Large of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • Explore how you can rise to the top of the China business community!

With 51 self-made women billionaires, China has produced 57% of the world’s total females worth over 1 billion dollars.
– Hurun Report

ATTEND AND LEARN:

  • Be inspired by top businesswomen working in or with China and hear the latest trends coming out of their industries.
  • Listen to two Keynote Speakers, Jane Sun, CEO of Trip.com and Stella Li, CEO of BYD.Engage in exclusive networking with business leaders hailing from all over the world
  • Honor two world-class businesswomen who have reshaped the U.S.-China business community through cultural impact: Yang Lan, the “Oprah Winfrey of China” and CEO of Sun Media; and Janet Yang, a Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning Hollywood producer of Joy Luck Club and advisor to Crazy Rich Asians, and the first Asian or Asian woman Governor-At-Large of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • Explore how you can rise to the top of the China business community!

SPEAKERS

  • Click on the speaker to see their bio.
  • All speakers shown are confirmed to speak at the conference. 

JANE

SUN

CEO,
Trip.com formerly Ctrip
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

STELLA

LI

President,
BYD Motors
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

LAN

YANG

Chairperson,
Sun Media Group
SupChina HONOREE 2020

JANET

YANG

Award-Winning
Hollywood Producer
SupChina HONOREE 2020

AMY

CHUA

Yale Professor and Author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

PAULINE

BROWN

Former Chairman,
LVMH
Author 

JOLYNE

CARUSO

Divisional Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management,
UHNW at UBS

SUSAN

SHIRK

Chair,
The 21st Century China Center at UC San Diego

VIRGINIA

TAN

Founding Partner,
Teja Ventures –
Co-Founder, She Loves Tech

CATHERINE

ZHU

Managing Partner,
Egon Zehnder

LORRAINE

Hariton

President & CEO,
Catalyst 

RUTH

JIN ESQ.

Founder and Partner,
Jin & Koppell

DEBORAH

LEHR

Vice Chairman and Executive Director,
Paulson Institute

LESLEY

MA

VP & CIO, NSF International, Former
Global CIO,
GM-Cadillac

FAN

DAI

Executive Director,
CCCI – Gov. Jerry Brown’s
Climate Institute

AMY

ZHANG

Executive Vice
President Portfolio Manager, Alger

LU

ZHANG

CEO,
Fusion Fund – Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30

INES

GAFSI

Co-Founder,
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide

SHIRLEY

WANG

Founder and CEO,
Plastpro Inc.

LENORA

CHU

American Journalist and Writer,
Author of the award-winning Little Soldiers

KE

DONG

Senior Advisor of China Global Engagement at TNC Asia Pacific Region

ANNA

WONG

Founder CEO,
FEW – Female
Entrepreneurs Worldwide

ANLA

CHENG

Founder and CEO of SupChina

JUDY

SPALTHOFF

Managing Director,
Head of Family Advisory and Philanthropy Services
UBS 

JENNIFER

JORDAN MCCALL

Partner,
Pillsbury

RUBY

LU

Founder,
Atypical Ventures

LYNN

SCARLETT

Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy

ROSEANN

LAKE

Correspondent for The
Economist, Author

Contributing Conference Leaders

WEI SUN

CHRISTIANSON

CEO China,
Morgan Stanley

MERIT

JANOW

Dean of SIPA,
Columbia University

ALONDRA

NELSON

President, Social Science Research Council

HAISHAN

FU

Director of Data,
The World Bank Group

INGRID

YIN

Co-Founder, Mg. Partner PMMayTech Global Inv.
2018 SupChina Rising Star Award Winner

RUI

MA

Creator and Host, TechBuzz China
2019 SupChina Rising Star Award Winner

LEELILA

STROGOV

CEO,
Brattle Street Educational Services

JOSEPHINE

LAU

Executive Director of the Serica Initiative

SPEAKERS

JANE

SUN

CEO,
Trip.com formerly Ctrip
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

STELLA

LI

President,
BYD
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

YANG

LAN

Chairperson,
Sun Media Group
SupChina HONOREE 2020

JANET

YANG

Award-Winning
Hollywood Producer
SupChina HONOREE 2020

PAULINE

BROWN

Former Chairman, 
LVMH North America 
Author 

AMY

CHUA

Yale Professor
and Author

JOLYNE

CARUSO

Vice Chairman,
UBS

SUSAN

SHIRK

Chair,
The 21st Century China Center

LORRAINE

HARITON

President and CEO, 
Catalyst

AMY

ZHANG

Executive Vice President Portfolio Manager, Alger

VIRGINIA

TAN

Founding Partner,
Teja Ventures – Co-Founder, She Loves Tech

CATHERINE

ZHU

Managing Partner,
Egon Zehnder

HAISHAN

FU

Director of Data,
The World Bank Group

ROSEANN

LAKE

Correspondent for The Economist,
Author

RUTH

JIN ESQ.

Partner and Founder,
Jin & Koppell

LESLEY

MA

VP & CIO, NSF International,
Former Global CIO, GM-Cadillac

FAN

DAI

Executive Director,
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Climate Institute

DEBORAH

LEHR

Vice Chairman and Executive Director,
Paulson Institute

LU

ZHANG

CEO,
Fusion Fund and Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30

INES

GAFSI

Co-Founder,
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide

SHIRLEY

WANG

Founder and CEO,
Plastpro Inc.

LENORA

CHU

American Journalist and Writer,
Author of the award-winning Little Soldiers

ANNA

WONG

Founder CEO,
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide

ANLA

CHENG

Founder and CEO of SupChina

INGRID

YIN

Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager,
MayTech Global Investments

JUDY

SPALTHOFF

Managing Director,
Head of Family Advisory and Philanthropy Services
UBS 

JENNIFER

JORDAN MCCALL

Partner,
Pillsbury

KE

DONG

Senior Advisor of China Global Engagement at TNC Asia Pacific Region

RUBY

LU

Founder of Atypical Ventures

AGENDA

All times shown are EDT

SEPT 9 DIGITAL CONFERNCE

Master of Ceremonies: Lenora Chu
Award-winning author and advisor at NCUSCR

9:00 AM

Keynote Presentation by Jane Sun, CEO of Ctrip

 Opening remarks by Anla Cheng

9:10 AM

Technology and VC Panel

Moderator:
Catherine Zhu – Managing Partner, Egon Zehnder
Speakers:
Ruth Jin Esq. – Partner and Founder, Jin & Koppell
Virginia Tan – Founding Partner, Teja Ventures and Founder, She Loves Tech
Lu Zhang – CEO, Fusion Fund and Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30
Ruby Lu – Founder of Atypical Ventures and on the Board of Directors at Yum Brands China

9:55 AM

Family Office and Wealth Management Panel

Moderator:
Jolyne Caruso – Vice Chairman, UBS
Speakers:
Jennifer Jordan McCall – Co-leader of the Private Wealth practice, Pillsbury
Judy Spalthoff – Head of Family Advisory and Philanthropy Services Americas, UBS
Shirley Wang – Founder and CEO, Plastpro Inc.
Amy Zhang – Executive Vice President Portfolio Manager, Alger

10:40 AM

A Fireside Chat About Life’s Journey and The Raod To Success

Moderator:
Anla Cheng – CEO of SupChina
Speakers:
Amy Chua – Yale Professor and Author
Pauline Brown – Former Chairman of LVMH

11:15 AM

Sinica Live Podcast

Speakers:
Jeremy Goldkorn – SupChina Editor in Chief and Sinica Podcast Co-Host
Kaiser Kuo – Sinica Podcast Founder and Co-Host and SupChina Editor at Large
Susan Shirk – Research Professor and Chair, 21st Century China Center School of Global Policy and Strategy UC-San Diego

11:55 AM

Closing Remarks 

SEPT 10 DIGITAL GALA

Dress code: Festive

Master of Ceremonies: Roseann Lake
Best selling author of “Leftover in China” and Economist correspondent

5:00 PM

Opening Remarks

By Anla Cheng

5:10 PM

Environment and Climate Change Panel

Moderator:
Lynn Scarlett -Chief External Affairs Officer, TNC
Speakers:
Dong Ke -Senior Advisor of China Global Engagement, The Nature Conservancy
Fan Dai – Executive Director, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Climate Institute
Deborah Lehr – Vice Chairman, Exec Director, Paulson Institute
Lesley Ma -VP & CIO, NSF International, Former Global CIO, GM-Cadillac

 

5:55 PM

Keynote Presentation by Stella Li, President of BYD

6:10 PM

Announcement of This Year’s Next Gen Rising Star Award Winners

6:30 PM

Presentation of Outstanding Women-Focused Organizations

Introduction to Catalyst:
Building workplaces that work for women
Lorraine Hariton – CEO of Catalyst

Introduction to FEW:
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide
Anna Wong and Ines Gafsi, 
Co-CEOs

6:45 PM

Live Presentations by The Honorees

Honorees:
Yang Lan – “The Oprah Winfrey” of China and CEO, Sun Media
Janet Yang – Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning Hollywood producer of Joy Luck Club and advisor to Crazy Rich Asians

7:10 PM

Cocktail Reception

Attendees will be able to join our speakers in smaller breakout sessions and chat with them in small groups for a more intimate networking experience.

7:55 PM

Closing Remarks

RISING STAR AWARDS

WEI SUN CHRISTIANSON
CEO China, Morgan Stanley 

YANG LAN
Chairperson,
Sun Media
Group

MERIT JANOW
Dean,
SIPA, Columbia University

ALONDRA NELSON
President,
Social Science Research Council

AMY ZHANG
Executive Vice President,
Alger

     Past Rising Star Award Winners

         2018 Award Winners

                 2019 Award Winners

CINDY MI
Founder and CEO, VIPKid

YINGRID YIN
Co-Founder,
MayTech Global

CARRIE YU
Co-founder,
THE BULK HOUSE

RUI MA
Creator and Host,
TechBuzz China

RISING STAR AWARDS

The nominations are in!
Find out who receives the award at the September 10th, Virtual Gala. 

SupChina 2020 Rising Star Judges

WEI SUN CHRISTIANSON
CEO China,
Morgan Stanley 

YANG LAN
Chairperson,
Sun Media Group

MERIT JANOW
Dean,
SIPA, Columbia University

ALONDRA NELSON
President,
Social Science Research Council 

AMY ZHANG
Executive Vice President,
Alger

SupChina 2020 Rising Star Judges

2018 Award Winners

CINDY MI
Founder and CEO,
VIPKid 

YINGRID YIN
Co-Founder,
MayTech Global

2019 Award Winners

CARRIE YU
Co-founder,
THE BULK HOUSE

RUI MA
Creator and Host,
TechBuzz China  

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