october, 2018

oct19Morning Seminar : Women In Business - Remarkable Women Leaders

Event Details


Join us on the Women in Business Seminar: Remarkable Women Leaders, powered by NashTech and WeWork with Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy as the venue sponsor and iGlobal Coaching as our Knowledge sponsor.

In this occasion, Irene Ohler will share her lessons learnt from Vietnam’s Remarkable Women Leaders while Soojin Kim – WeWork’s Community Director in Southeast Asia will present about Global women progression initiatives.

After that, we would be very happy to welcome a diverse panel discussion moderated by Ms Ha Trinh – APAC CFO and Director of Strategic Support of NashTech & Harvey Nash Vietnam, joining her will be our speakers and Dr Nguyen Quynh Lam – President of Embassy Education Group.

Venue: Soul Music and Performing Arts Academy – 214 Pasteur, D3, Ho Chi Minh city.
Date: Friday, 19 October 2018 
Time: 8:00am – 10:30am


o 08:30 – 09:00 – Welcoming and registration

o 09:00 – Welcome remarks from BBGV

o 09:05 – 09:35 – 1st presentation by WeWork on Global women progression initiatives.

o 09:35 – 10:05 – 2nd presentation by Irene Ohler about Lessons from Vietnam’s Remarkable Women Leaders – a Foreign Perspective

o 10:05 – 10:15 – Coffee break

o 10:15 – 10:30 – Mini presentation on Women in Tech by Ms Loan Pham – Tech Director of NashTech

o 10:30 – 11:00 – Panel discussion – Q&A Session

o 11:00 – Close

Entrance fee: Members & Co-hosts: VND 350,000

Non-members: VND 450,000 

RSVP to Quynh at quynh.nguyen@bbgv.org or call 028 3829 8430 for assistance.


Soojin Kim – Community Director of Southeast Asia for WeWork 

Born and raised in Seoul, Soojin was previously in the corporate strategy group at Doosan Corporation and oversaw launches of projects for the African market to R&D investment in China.Soojin also established SideDish in 2015, a funding platform created for people to pitch their project ideas and receive support for their launch. Soojin is also part of the Global Shapers Community in Korea, an initiative under the World Economic Forum.
Soojin received her Bachelors in Business Management and Administration from Sogang University.


 Irene Ohler – Founder & Director of iglobal coaching Ltd. 

Irene has been based in Vietnam since 2012, and has focused on initiatives that inspire women to find their own paths, and to ignite their leadership.  She is the co-author of the Book on Women Leaders ‘Ba Trieu’s 21st Century Daughters’, the co-founder of the Women’s Story Telling Salon™, and has introduced the women leadership development programme “Coming Into Your Own (CIYO)” to Vietnam.
Irene’s truly global experience spans more than 20 years living and working as a certified coach and international facilitator across four continents in her country of origin (Austria), China, Brazil, New Zealand, and presently in Viet Nam. Her Masters Degree in Sinology first brought her to China. There, in 2002, Irene became one of the first certified executive coaches working in Shanghai with Fortune 100 companies (in Mandarin). In Brazil she continued advising as a China specialist, intercultural consultant and executive coach. There, in 2007, Irene also founded her own leadership development consultancy, iglobal Coaching ltd., which she later continued with new programmes for business and government agencies in New Zealand.

 Loan Pham – CTO of NashTech Vietnam

Loan obtained her PhD. in computer sciences in France in 2004. Having twenty years of experience in managing large-scale project / company technical governances, in research and development, and IT outsourcing. Her main focus is to consult and to develop the high-class quality IT solutions by leveraging the right technologies (Cloud, Data Analytics, Blockchain, AI, Robotics, and Chatbot) for clients around the world in a wide range of vertical businesses from banking, human resources, auditing, mortgage, credit, construction.

Never limit herself, persistence, high accountability, not give up easily, think strategic but act tactically helping her to conquer the challenges seem impossible.


(Friday) 8:00 am - 10:30 am


Soul Academy

214 Pasteur, Dist. 3, HCMC