Invitation to Oxbridge Women’s Network event: an Inspiring Evening with Mrs. Anson Chan

The Women’s Foundation and the Oxbridge Women’s Network (OWN) are delighted to present an Inspirational Evening with Mrs. Anson Chan, Former Chief Secretary for Administration, on Tuesday, March 12 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. We are very grateful to Linklaters for hosting the event at their offices in Alexandra House.

Noted for her poise and smile, Mrs. Chan was the first woman and the first Chinese to hold the second-highest governmental position in Hong Kong. After stepping down as head of the Civil Service, Mrs. Chan won the December 2007 by-election for the Hong Kong Island seat in the Legislative Council, as an independent, and served a full term as a LegCo member. A strong advocate for human rights and democracy, Mrs. Chan has been referred to as the “Conscience of Hong Kong”. Mrs. Chan will speak about her career, her views on the prospects of democracy in Hong Kong and the status of women in Hong Kong and China. 

Date: March 12, 2013
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Registration from 6.00pm, Talk begins at 6.30pm, followed by Q&A and networking. Drinks and canapés will be served.
Venue: Room 7 & 8, Linklaters, 10/F, Alexandra House, Central
Tickets: HK$ 350pp, payable in advance via PayPal ( see our website: www.thewomensfoundationhk.org) or at the door.
RSVP: Space is limited. Please register early to reserve a place by clicking here:http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TT2HQZN.

For more details, please view our flyer (http://www.thewomensfoundationhk.org/download/OWN%20Flyer%20AC.pdf) or contact Hester Carro at 2581 1153 or hester@thewomensfoundationhk.org.

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