Top Leaders’ Insights on Hard and Soft Skills, a Business Intelligence Event
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Both hard and soft leadership skills are critical for professional – and personal – success. With support from AmCham’s Women in Leadership Committee, AmCham Vietnam would like to invite you to join this business intelligence and networking event to learn more from our speaker and a panel of expert leaders:
- An understanding of Hard and Soft Leadership Skills, including self-awareness, the ultimate soft skill
- Cultural awareness and diplomatic skills needed in international environments
- The Need to Develop Soft Skills that Cannot be Automated – Especially in Times of Crisis
- Life Leadership Skills – Embracing Challenges and Making Tough Decisions
|4:00 PM||Check in|
|4:30 PM||Welcome remarks and introduction of Dr. Astrid Matarrita by Mary Tarnowka, Executive Director, AmCham Vietnam|
|4:35 PM||Overview of Hard and Soft Leadership Skills by Psychologist Dr. Astrid Matarrita|
|4:45 PM||Panel discussion moderated by Lightpath Consulting Group Co-Founder Irene Ohler with German Consul General Josefine Wallat, Mastercard Country Manager (Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos) Winnie Wong, and Talentnet CEO Tieu Yen Trinh|
|6:00 PM||Closing remarks|
|6:05 PM||Networking reception|
|7:30 PM||Event concludes|
AmCham & Co-host Chambers Members: VND 650,000
Non-members: VND 800,000
AmCham & Co-host Chambers Members: VND 300,000
Non-members: VND 450,000
|Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.
Co-founder, Lightpath Consulting Group
Irene founded Lightpath Leadership drawing on her 20+ years experience in leadership development on four continents with leaders from the corporate and government sectors. Irene has been based in Vietnam since 2012 and has since become a sought-after expert for her work to promote women leadership. Irene has pioneered a number of initiatives to inspire women: she co-authored an awarded book on Vietnamese women leaders, BaTrieu’s 21st Century Daughters. Stories of Remarkable Vietnamese Women, and founded the Women’s Storytelling Salon, an inter-cultural and inter-generational events series, in 2014, which runs in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
LightPath Leadership now offers cutting edge international women leadership programmes tailored to the Vietnamese context.Irene holds a Master Degree in Sinology from Vienna University, Austria, is a certified global executive coach, and has an executive certificate: Public Narrative: Leadership, Storytelling and Action from Harvard Kennedy School | Executive Education.
|Josefine Wallat, D.Phil.
German Consul General
Currently Consul General, Ho-Chi-Minh-City
2016-2019 Head of the Staff Council at the German Foreign Ministry, Berlin (elected position)
2013 – 2016 Deputy Head of Section for Northern Europe/UK, Berlin
2010-2013 Head of Cultural Department, German Embassy, Prague
2006-2010 Consul Economic Section at the Consulate-General, Shanghai
2004-2006 Member of the Policy Planning Staff of the German Foreign Office, Berlin
2002-2004 Desk Officer at the Section for Central Eastern Europe, Berlin
2001 Joining the German Foreign Office and Diplomatic Academy
1997-2000 Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University, M.Phil. and D.Phil in International Relations
1995-1997 Desk Officer in the Foreign Policy Department at the Office of the President of the Czech Republic (Václav Havel)
1995 Master in Political Science at the Free University Berlin
|Dr. Astrid Matarrita
Psychologist, Dr. Astrid Saigon Psychology & Co
Dr. Astrid specializes in clinic psychology, psychotherapy and couple’s counseling. With over 10 years of experience as a Psychotherapist and 7 years practicing abroad, Dr. Astrid is currently living and practicing in Ho Chi Minh City. Learn more at www.saigonpsychology.com
Country Manager, Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos, Asia Pacific, Mastercard
Winnie Wong is responsible for growing Mastercard’s business in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. With her experience in consumer and corporate payments and banking, she brings a fresh perspective to the markets on digital payments and solutions.
Prior to her current role, Winnie was the Commercial B2B Sales Head for the region, where she was responsible for driving growth for Mastercard’s Business-to-Business (B2B) solutions across Asia Pacific. This includes working with governments, banks and corporations on trade digitization with the aim of improving efficiency and transparency, especially for cross-border trade.
|Tieu Yen Trinh
Founder & CEO, Talentnet Vietnam
“Act locally, think globally” is the guideline and philosophy that Ms. Tieu Yen Trinh, the founder and CEO of Talentnet Corporation and her senior management team have constantly followed over the decade since establishment. After leaving PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and setting up her own business in 2007.
Being an entrepreneur with a bold vision and charismatic leadership style, she has led Talentnet successfully to be in association with Mercer and ADP Streamline.
She got experienced in advisory Boards and C-Suite to build up people agenda, people strategy in many levels with an unparalleled depth of understanding of the Vietnamese labor market, and strong relationships with top HR professionals, industry leaders and other key contacts within this field. One of the biggest milestones in her life was when founding Vietnam HR Awards in 2014 – where best HR strategies and practices are comprehensively evaluated and awarded.
2019 marks her significant milestone by being in the TOP 10 of Red Star Awards – celebrating excellent young entrepreneurs nationwide for marvelous business success and contribution to social activities. Early 2020, she is listed as Outstanding self-made leader by Forbes Vietnam.
Besides her contribution to the HR industry, she’s also an active member of various associations – Vice President of a number of associations such as YBA (Young Business Association), Hawee (Ho Chi Minh City Association for Women Executives & Entrepreneurs) as well as VNHR (Vietnam Human Resources Association).