Celebrating Women In Innovation

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:30 PM
Launchpad

EVENT DETAILS

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This Celebrating Women IN Innovation event will focus on the Southeast Asia tech and science industries. Together with our highly experienced panel, we will be discussing how companies are using an innovative approach to connect people, create communities and facilitate business.

TICKET INFORMATION

TICKET TYPE SALES ENDS PRICE
Early Bird 25 October 2018  350 THB
Regular Tickets 30 October 2018  500 THB
Pay at the Door 30 October 2018  600 THB

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Aimed at providing the space for women to share experience and connect with other professionals, this event is open to everyone.

Ticket includes a welcome drink and snacks and due to limited capacity, we recommend booking fast as this event expected to sell out.

Problems securing tickets? Email info@akinasia.com

PANELISTS

Victoria Thoo is the COO at Primal, one of Thailand’s largest independent digital agencies. She holds two bachelors, one masters and is an online marketing lecturer at the prestigious Curtin University in Perth. Victoria is born in Australia and at 28 years old has worked everywhere around the world from New York to Bali to Brussels. A fan of Lean In, she is passionate about seeing women in leadership roles in the corporate environment. With a partner who is the Founding CEO of a travel tech business, she is also energetic about the topic of women balancing career, relationships and family. Victoria is a keen foodie and has the biggest gin collection in Bangkok.

 

 

Kulika Chomvong is an entrepreneur and a biotechnologist. She is a co-founder and a former-CEO of Sugarlogix, a Silicon Valley-based biotech company using synthetic biology to recreate beneficial complex sugar ingredients that are naturally found in human breast milk. Kulika holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from UC Berkeley, B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania. In early 2018, Kulika moved back to Thailand. She is currently a research scientist at BIOTEC, working on functional ingredients and food innovation. She continues to support local startups, especially those working on pushing out technology-based products or services. She is a true believer in the power of science and its capacity to change the world for the better through entrepreneurial approaches.

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Regan Pairojmahakij, originally from Canada has been living in Southeast Asia for around 15 years. Graduating with Geography and
Environmental Studies degrees from Canada, her career has covered a number of environmental and development related fields. From work in forestry with the Food and Agriculture Organization and then RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests, Regan currently is the Transboundary Dawna Tenasserim Landscape Manager at WWF. In addition to a passion to keep the integrity of this phenomenal forested landscape, the last stronghold for tigers and elephants in the region, Regan also has also been involved in and continues to be indirectly involved in ventures that push the boundaries of consumer behaviour and sustainability. These include the restaurant Seven Spoons in Bangkok, a fine dining insect restaurant and a social enterprise of which Regan is especially proud, Tribe & Tree, which features forest based products from the region produced by women.