|Xia Jie, Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, attends the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Women Leadership Forum 2020 in Shenzhen, in South China's Guangdong Province, on December 26. [For Women of China]|
Xia Jie, Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation, attended the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Women Leadership Forum 2020, which was held in Shenzhen, in South China's Guangdong Province, on December 26. Xia delivered a speech during the opening ceremony.
Xia said hundreds of millions of Chinese women have shouldered great responsibilities during China's fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and Chinese women have made tremendous contributions to disease prevention and containment as well as the resumption of work and production. Xia encouraged Chinese women entrepreneurs to continuously enhance their leadership and advance the development of their enterprises. She called on women entrepreneurs to play a leading role in innovative development and to show the unique charms of Chinese women entrepreneurs on the wide stage of the Asia-Pacific region, or even on the global stage.
The forum, with the theme "Innovators: Grow Beyond Border," was co-organized by the China Chamber of International Commerce and APEC China Business Council. More than 400 participants attended. Zhang Shaogang, Vice-President of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Smriti Aryal, Head of the Office for UN Women China, also spoke during the opening ceremony.
(Women of China)
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