Ann Coughlan, Managing Director, Bupa (Asia) Ltd.
"The Women’s Directorship Programme offers a fantastic setting to gain new insights and understand the different dynamics that impact on the outcome of a board’s decision. The programme provides the opportunity to interact with industry leaders from different sectors around the globe."
Rashmi Joshi, Finance Director, Castrol India Limited
"The Women’s Directorship Programme provides senior women professionals with a view of what it means to be a Non-Executive Director and more importantly a network that will support them in their progress."
Christine Brendle, Director The Red Flag Group and Kids Dailies
"I enjoyed participating to the first ever Women's Directorship Programme in Hong Kong: it confirmed I am ready for this next step in my career, provided privileged access to board chairmen/women taking seriously the issue of board diversity, and made me connect with a great group of senior business women in the region".
Agnes Chan, Managing Partner Ernst & Young Hong Kong
"Through practical case studies, as well as experience sharing with eminent speakers and peers, the programme has enhanced my understanding of board directorship and how to make a difference in today’s corporate world."
Lucy Chow, Owner Plural Entrepreneur
"The Women's Directorship Programme provides both the tools and potential connections for participants to advance their career in the boardroom. I am confident that the value I bring to a board seat has been enhanced by the learnings from both lecturers and seasoned board members."
Helen Galerakis, Commercial Director EC Harris
"The programme gave me significant insight into the function a board provides to a business, both in terms of individual roles and their respective interaction, together with and how I can personally contribute to really add value".
Anne Parkin, Director, Regional Head, APAC Trade Date Management and Hong Kong Securities at Credit Suisse
"Courses specifically tailored for women and that result in greater participation by them in business leadership can only be positive for all stakeholders. The community at large will certainly benefit."
Ruth Rowan, Marketing Director AMEA, BT Group
"I’m delighted that I took the initiative to join this course and would encourage anyone, male or female to think more broadly about how we invest in developing ourselves to the same extent that we consider how we develop our teams and our businesses. It’s only going to be win-win for everyone."
JingHui Joy Xu, Chief Human Resources Officer PepsiCo Hong Kong
“The Women's Directorship Programme is a life changing event. The world-class faculty and 16 CEOs/Board Chairmen/Board members offered incredible academics and real-world application to be an effective board member. I am extremely grateful for the WDP which prepared me well to perform the new role on Day 1.”
Fumbi Chima, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Walmart Asia
“The Women’s Directorship Programme serves to bring together women with the same aspiration of creating a step change at the board level. With the involvement of senior guest speakers as champions of change, together we will start to see greater gender equality on boards.”