INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
A celebration event of women, created by the women of JIA Group. We’ve invited distinguished women, who are considered leaders in their fields to share their individual experiences in life and business.
Partake in this exchange of minds, with light canapes to be served by LOUISE Executive Chef, Franckelie Laloum, and Lillet themed cocktails by some of Hong Kong’s most prominent female bartenders. All drink sales will be donated to 青躍 Teen’s Key, a non-profit organization that helps abused woman, sex workers and teenage girls through education and support initiatives.
The evening will end with a raffle for all our attendees, with exceptional prizes from Heavens Portfolio, who provide luxury hospitality and travels around the world. Prizes include:
2 night stay at the The Oberoi Beach Resort, Lombok, with breakfast.
2 night stay in the Palmera Suite of The Farm at San Benito, with vegan breakfast, health consult and LBA for 2 persons in mindful movement and functional fitness activities
Presented and moderated by Chyna Young (Legal Counsel)
Dominique Backhouse – Managing Director at Companion Communications
Originally from Hong Kong, Dominique has spent the last 12 years working in communications in Asia-Pacific and Greater China both in-house and agency-side. In her most recent role, Dominique led the strategy for hospitality brand COMO Hotels and Resorts and wellness brand COMO Shambhala in the Asia-Pacific and Greater China region.
Kara Barclay – Senior Regional Marketing Strategy Manager at HSBC
Kara is a trained storyteller, blogger and strategist. She combines brand, experience and technology, to develop transformative strategic-solutions through creativity and design thinking. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Kara has spent most of her career working across Asia Pacific, previously at PwC and Ogilvy and now HSBC.
Tracy Kwan – Vice President Marketing at Pernod Ricard Asia
Upon graduating with a Bachelors in business administration from Chinese University, Tracy had started her marketing career at Procter and Gamble, where she worked her way up through several ranks, from Assistant brand manager to Marketing Director, taking care of both Greater China and Hong Kong. Her current role involves overseeing the marketing of the world’s leading spirits producer, Pernod Ricard Asia.
Samantha Wordsworth – Head of Marketing at Jacada Travel
Samantha is a Hong Kong native with love for the city’s inherent duality. She spent many years working in the luxury fashion market, with high-end brands like La Perla and Shanghai Tang, before landing her role at Jacada Travel as Head of Marketing Asia Pacific. An avid traveller for work and pleasure, she is well versed in food, local culture and seeking out grande experiences.
Laura Westbrook– Senior Reporter at SCMP
Laura is a multimedia journalist with 12 years experience in global television news. She has recently returned home to take up the role of Senior Reporter covering Hong Kong for the South China Morning Post. During eight years at BBC World News, Laura worked around the globe covering stories from Brexit, to the 2018 midterm elections in Washington to the Hong Kong protests. Prior to joining the BBC, Laura worked for CNN in Hong Kong and as a news reporter in Hong Kong and New Zealand.
Our Guest Bartenders
Masumi Tomioka, Duddell’s 都爹利會館
Monsen Ip, Back Bar
LZ Zapanta, The Diplomat Hong Kong
Imelda Ng, Blue Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Taki Li, Felix, The Peninsula
Fiona Man, Pernod Ricard
Event: JIA Presents International Woman’s Day
Date: Wednesday, 4th March
Time: From 6:30pm Onwards
Where: LOUISE, The Parlour
Address: 35 PMQ Aberdeen Street, Hong Kong
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