2004 Summit Program and Presentations

Summit Proceedings
The following presentations have been submitted by speakers at the 2004 Global Summit of Women.
May 27, 2004 (Thursday)   

Opening Ceremony

Speakers:        Irene Natividad, Summit President

Lee Myung Bak, Mayor of Seoul

Chung Gyu Hwang, President and CEO, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics


May 28, 2004 (Friday)

Plenary Sessions

The Women of Asia: A Profile B McKinsey Report

Speakers:        Dominic Barton, Managing Director, McKinsey & Company/Asia Pacific


The Dynamic Korean and Asia-Pacific Market: Opportunities and Challenges

Speakers:         David Richardson, Regional Director, TNS (Korea)


Women’s Leadership in Economic Development: Best Practices

Speakers:         From the Moroccan Delegation      English      French

                            Ann Sherry, CEO, Westpac New Zealand and Group Executive, Westpac Banking Corporation (Australia)


Luncheon Program: Report from Ministerial Roundtable

Welcome:            Siaou Sze Lien, Senior Vice President, Hewlett-Packard Services Asia Pacific (Singapore)

Ministers:            Eun-Hee Chi, Minister of Gender Equality (Korea)

Luisa Diogo, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Planning (Mozambique)


Breakout Sessions


Effective Negotiation Skills

Speakers:       Ok Nim Chung, Professor, International Relations & the U.N., Sun Moon University (Korea)

Beverly Suek, Business Owner & CEO of the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (Canada)

Innovative Financing for Women Entrepreneurs

Speakers:            Siv Hellen, Vice President, Nordic Investment Bank (Norway)

Nhlanhla Mjoli-Mncube, Mjoli Development Group (South Africa)

Simone Desjardins, Senior Vice President, Business Development Bank of Canada

Whajoon Cho, Managing Director, Office of Financial Management, Korea Telecom


Preparing Women for a Technology World

Speakers:            Sabina Nawaz, Senior Director, Talent Engagement And Succession Planning, Microsoft (USA)

Suzanne Alfs, Chief Information Officer, GTZ and President-elect, TIAW (Germany)

Shinae Chun, Director, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor (USA)

Kio Chung Kim, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Women’s Information Network Centre, Sookmyung University (Korea)

Sandy Walsh, Manager, Marketing Communication Cisco Asia-Pacific (Singapore)


Health Care and the Busy Professional

Speakers:            Dr. Safaa el Baz, Assistant Minister of Health (Egypt)


Innovative Marketing Through the Web

Speakers:            Amany Asfour, President, Egyptian Businesswomen’s Association (Egypt)

Sungyee Yoon, Vice President, Communication Intelligence TF, Business Development Team, SK Telecom

Lew-Chew Tan, Vice President, Business and Enterprise Imaging & Printing,Hewlett Packard Imaging & Printing Group, Asia Pacific (Japan)


Using Technology to Grow Your Business/Professional Organization

Speakers:             Sharon Baylay, Regional General Manager, MSN ICAN (United Kingdom)

Mi Young Han, President, Korean Women Inventors Association (Korea)

Antoinette Ruegg, President, Business/Professional Women International (Switzerland)


Growing the Next Generation of Women Entrepreneurs

Speakers:         Do-Yoon Byun, President, Seoul Women’s Foundation (Korea) 

Hanan Aboul Azm, Director, Women’s Business Centre, National Council of Women (Egypt)


Finding an eMarket for Microenterprise Products

Speakers:       Zeinab Safar, Professor of Mechanics (Egypt)

                      Eun-Ah Lee, CEO, Bobos Company (Korea)

Martina Vahlhaus, Program Manager, GTZ (Germany)


May 29, 2004 (Saturday)

Breakout Sessions

The Do’s and Don’ts of Franchising

Speakers:          Soon Jin Kim, CEO, Nolboo Company, Inc. (Korea)

Preparing Microentrepreneurs for the Mainstream Market

Speakers:            Khurshid Zafar Haque, Minister for Women (Bangladesh)

Young Sim Kim, CEO, Yoojin Parts Sales Co., Ltd. (Korea)
Going Global: Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers:            Nancy V. Gomez, President, Eve-olution Foundation (U.S.A.)

Kaye Crippen, Principal, Asian Markets Research B The Americas (U.S.A.)


Women and Corporate Boards

Speakers:            Kyung Yoon, Vice Chair, Heidrick & Struggles (USA)


Successfully Weathering Business Downturns

Speakers:         Maryles Casto, President,  Casto: The Travel Company (U.S.A.)

Michelle Garnaut, Owner, M Restaurant (Hong Kong)

Young Shil Heo, President, Great Performance Company (Korea)


Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Products and Services

Speakers:            Bettina Goetzenberger, President, European Women in Management & Development (Belgium)

Ella Cheong, Chairman of the Board, Ella Cheong Spruson & Ferguson (Singapore)

Yoon Sun Cho, Kim & Chang Law Office (Korea)

Soh-Keng Tan, Vice President, Managed Services, HP Services Asia-Pacific (Singapore)


Effective Communication Skills: Marketing Yourself

Speakers:            Veronique Beltz, Career & Communications Coach, (Germany)

Mikah Lee, Managing Director, Launch Pad Red (Canada)
Work/Life Balance and Child Care

Speakers:            Catherine Norton, Director, Norton Consulting Group (Australia)

Paula de Sutter, Assistant Secretary of State, U.S. State Department (USA)


Luncheon Program:  Leading With Technology

Panelists:         Pansy Ho, Managing Director, Shuntak Holdings (Hong Kong, S.A.R.)

Dounia Taarji, Director General, CDVM (Morocco)

Siaou Sze Lien, Senior Vice President, Hewlett Packard Services (Singapore)

 Plenary Sessions

Media’s Role in Depicting Women’s Economic Progress

Speakers:         Yoshimi Nagamine, Deputy Editor, News Analysis & Commentary, Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan)

                           Joanne Lee, President, Star Communications (Korea)


Corporate Best Practices: Creating a Level Playing Field for Women

Speakers:         Maud Pagel, Vice President, Human Resources, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)

Amina Benkhadra, Director General, ONAREP/BRPM (Morocco)     English     Français

Katie Spearritt, Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, Asia-Pacific, Hewlett Packard (Australia)

Sungjoo Kim, President, Sungjoo International (Korea)


Closing Ceremony

Bruce Coventry, Vice President – NAFTA World Engine (USA)

In Ja Hwang, Assistant Mayor of Seoul