Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Partnerships, and Events
WEConnect International in China identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit connecting women-owned businesses with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations outside of the United States. Greater China includes Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
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WEConnect International in China will hold its fifth annual Marketplace event on December 8, 2016 in Shenzhen, China.
On March 8, 2016, Executive Director of WEConnect International in China Su Cheng Harris-Simpson sat down with CCTV to discuss the state of gender parity in China’s business world. According to Su Cheng:
"Right now it's still really a men's world. There are more male executives than women, for that, we need men to support and help to mentor and sponsor more women into executive level positions. Right now I believe it's not equal. Our time and our services are not valued equally. And that shows in pay, the lower pay and contracts we get, and so forth. So I think by having us revalued at that same level would be very, very helpful.”