The Future of Healthcare: Monthly Sustainability Forum June
- 13-06-2013 18:30 - 21:00
- Arup Associates, Shanghai
Our forum this June is called The Future of Healthcare, with a focus on various aspects of sustainability in the healthcare industry in China. Some of the key topics our experts will discuss are future trends and insights in the industry, including health and wellness, eating habits and lifestyles, benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine versus Western Medicine and Public Healthcare versus Personal Care, among a few.
Welcome to Arup Associates and Green Drinks China special series of Monthly Sustainability Forums this summer, called ‘The Future of..' Series.
About our Speakers
Amena Lee Schlaikjer is a global citizen, uprooted every 2 years since birth as a diplomat brat under the guise of an American passport from her Amero-Danish-Dutch father, but strongly grounded in the humbled village roots of her aboriginal Taiwanese mother. “Lifestyle” and “Life Choices” of people have always been her passion and manifested in an early career in fashion and cosmetics, later evolving into the world of marketing and innovation. Tired of manipulative messaging and after battling a long bout of insomnia, followed by a year of yoga and wellness research, Amena decided to concentrate on products and services with authentic intentions and therefore launched 'The Wellness Works'. TWW is a creative network of practitioners passionate about bringing mindful stories, responsible brands and healthy events to market through company workshops and ideas. She also sits as acting Shanghai Manager for Asia-Pacific LOHAS, a wider community of LOHASians (or people who aspire towards Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability).
Dr Jenny Chen is a Medical Doctor in Traditional Chinese Medicine at DingHan TCM Clinic with over 17 years experience in TCM and Acupuncture, including practicing, infusing medicine, TCM application in beauty, TCM diet, and confinement health management. Dr Chen has a Master of Internal Medicine in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a PhD in Acupuncture from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has also lectured on TCM at Chinese Culture Series Workshop at Hult International Business School, Shanghai, China and has served as a contracted TCM Doctor for executives of Asus Computer, Shanghai, China.
Cindy Ma is Founder and Managing Partner at S.H.E. Advisory, a social enterprise of women professionals providing project management and business consulting services to mission-driven clients and projects promoting sustainability, improving public and personal health, and education. S.H.E is dedicated to environmental and health advocacy, leveraging the private sector, government, as well as academia and partnerships with NGO’s to improve public welfare.
Cindy Ma holds a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Cornell University.
The event is completely free (thanks to our sponsor Arup Associates); snacks, beer and soft drinks will be provided for our audience. RSVP is recommended.