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SUPCHINA WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2020

May 5, 2020

New York City

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 billionaires, China has produced 57% of the world’s self-made women billionaires.”
– 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.
  • 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 billionaires, China has produced 57% of the world’s self-made women billionaires.”
– 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.
  • 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.

LAN

YANG

Chairperson,
Sun Media Group
SupChina HONOREE 2020

JANET

YANG

Award-Winning
Hollywood Producer
SupChina HONOREE 2020

AMY

CHUA

Yale Professor
and Author

STELLA

LI

President,
BYD Motors

JOLYNE

CARUSO

Vice Chairman,
UBS

HAISHAN

FU

Director of Data,
World Bank Group

LU

ZHANG

CEO,
Fusion Fund – Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30

SUSAN

SHIRK

Chair,
The 21st
Century China Center

VIRGINIA

TAN

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

CATHERINE

ZHU

Managing Partner,
Egon Zehnder

ROSEANN

LAKE

Correspondent for The
Economist, Author

RUTH

JIN ESQ.

Founder and Partner,
Jin & Koppell

AMY

ZHANG

Partner, Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager,
Alger

LESLEY

MA

CIO, NSF International,
Former CIO, GM-Cadillac

FAN

DAI

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

DEBORAH

LEHR

Vice Chairman and Executive Director,
Paulson Institute

ANNA

WONG

Founder CEO,
FEW – Female
Entrepreneurs Worldwide

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

NINA

CHEN

Director of Conservation Investments,
The Nature Conservancy

INGRID

YIN

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

ANLA

CHENG

Founder and CEO of SupChina

MARY

NICHOLS

Chair,
California Air Resources Board

SPEAKERS

YANG

LAN

Chairperson,
Sun Media Group
SupChina HONOREE 2020

JANET

YANG

Award-Winning
Hollywood Producer
SupChina HONOREE 2020

AMY

CHUA

Yale Professor
and Author

STELLA

LI

President,
BYD Motors

JOLYNE

CARUSO

Vice Chairman,
UBS

HAISHAN

FU

Director of Data,
World Bank Group

LU

ZHANG

CEO,
Fusion Fund and Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30

SUSAN

SHIRK

Chair,
The 21st Century China Center

VIRGINIA

TAN

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

CATHERINE

ZHU

Managing Partner,
Egon Zehnder

ROSEANN

LAKE

Correspondent for The Economist,
Author

RUTH

JIN ESQ.

Partner and Founder,
Jin & Koppell

AMY

ZHANG

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager,
Alger

LESLEY

MA

CIO, NSF International,
Former CIO, GM-Cadillac

FAN

DAI

Executive Director,
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Climate Institute

DEBORAH

LEHR

Vice Chairman and Executive Director,
Paulson Institute

ANNA

WONG

Founder CEO,
Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide

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

NINA

CHEN

Director of Conservation Investments,
The Nature Conservancy

INGRID

YIN

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

MARY

NICHOLS

Chair,
California Air Resources Board

ANLA

CHENG

Founder and CEO of SupChina

AGENDA

AFTERNOON

1:30 PM

Registration Begins

 

2:00 PM

Opening Keynote

2:25 PM

Technology and VC Panel

Moderator:
Catherine Zhu – Managing Partner, Egon Zehnder
Speakers:
Ruth Jin Esq. – Partner and Founder, Jin & Koppell
Haishan Fu – Director of Data, World Bank Group
Virginia Tan – Founding Partner, Teja Ventures and Founder, She Loves Tech
Lu Zhang – CEO, Fusion Fund and Winner
of Forbes 30 Under 30

3:05 PM

Family Office and Wealth Managment Panel

Moderator:
Jolyne Caruso – Vice Chairman, UBS
Speakers:
Amy Zhang – Executive VP, Alger – Top Women in Asset Mgmt Award Winner
Shirley Wang – Founder and CEO, Plastpro Inc.

4:00 PM

Fireside Chat

Speakers:
Amy Chua – Yale Professor and Author
Lorraine Harriton – CEO Catalyst: Workplaces That Work For Women
Stella Li – President, BYD Motors

4:35 PM

Enviroment and Climate Change Panel

Speakers:
Lesley MaCIO, NSF International, Former CTO, GM-Cadillac
Fan Dai – Executive Director, Gov. Jerry Brown’s Climate Institute
Deborah Lehr – Vice Chairman, Exec Director, Paulson Institute
Nina Chen – Director of Conservation Investments, The Nature Conservancy

 

5:15 PM

Sinica Live Podcast

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

EVENING

6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

An hour-long networking session

7:00 PM

Gala Dinner and Awards

Introduction to FEW: Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Next-Gen Awards Presentation

8:15 PM

Presentation of 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

9:30 PM

Conference Ends

RISING STAR AWARDS

We are currently seeking nominations for: 
One next-gen Female Rising Star in the for-profit sector
One next-gen Female Rising Star in the nonprofit sector

  • Submit your entries to events@supchina.com by the deadline March 27.

  • Winners will be announced and honored at the gala dinner portion of the conference.

    SupChina 2020 Rising Star Judges

Help us honor the next generation
of outstanding women leaders with ties to China by nominating a Rising Star 

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

     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

Help us honor the next generation
of outstanding women leaders with ties to China by nominating a Rising Star

Be We are currently seeking nominations for: 
One next-gen Female Rising Star in the for-profit sector
One next-gen Female Rising Star in the nonprofit sector

  • Submit your entries to events@supchina.com by the deadline April 5th.

  • Winners will be announced and honored at the gala dinner portion of the conference.

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 

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  

LOCATION

The Harmonie Club

4 East 60th Street 
New York, NY 10022
1.212.355.7400

Parking
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LOCATION

The Harmonie Club

4 East 60th Street 
New York, NY 10022
1.212.355.7400

Parking
Google Maps

SPONSORS

This event is made possible by the generous support of the following corporate sponsors.

GOLD SPONSORS

PAST SPONSORS

BECOME A SPONSOR

 

SupChina events bring together a “who’s who” of Chinese-Western relations. Interested in partnering with us to sponsor the SupChina Women’s Conference 2020, or a future event? Email alex@supchina.com.

PARTNERS

Special thanks to all of our partnering organizations that help us move forward the mission of learning about all things China. 

BUY TICKETS

Conference Only

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Buy before April 6, 2020
to save $150 on your registration.

Early Bird $350

Full Price $500

Cocktail Reception and Gala Only

6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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to save $150 on your registration.

Early Bird $350

 Full Price $500

Conference and Gala

2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Buy before April 6, 2020
to save $400 on your registration.

Early Bird $600

Full Price $1,000

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