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Returning to work after a long career gap can often be daunting and requires adjustments. Over the past few years, Cynthia Usui has helped many Japanese housewives return to work and successfully rebuild their careers.

Ms Usui, Country Manager of Tokyo-based LOF Hotel Management, will be sharing with us her inspiring journey from mother to management, successfully rebuilding her career after 17 years of being a stay-at-home mom. Drawing on her experience, Ms Usui has coached and helped many women in Japan to relaunch their careers.

Do not miss out on this insightful discussion about Ms Usui's inspiring journey and her mission of empowering women.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

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Cynthia Usui

Country Manager, LOF Hotel Management

Cynthia Usui is a multilingual and multicultural hospitality professional who has lived, studied, and worked in Southeast Asia, North America, Europe, and Africa. She began her career in advertising, and in 1989, decided to stay home full time to raise her daughter. Usui went back to work in 2011 as a part-timer, and in 2013, was recruited as a Corporate Sales Manager at ANA InterContinental Tokyo and promoted to Assistant Director of New Business Development after 3 years. After a brief stint at the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo, she joined Coca-Cola Japan to lead its hospitality team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games.

Usui is also the author of “Eight Things Full-Time Housewives Should Do Before Entering the Workforce”, a book published in 2017 that outlines the different steps that women can take to rejoin the workforce.

Nikki Ng

Group General Manager, Sino Group

Women Executives Club Chair

Language English
Date and Time 2021/08/03 14:45 to 15:30
Venue The event will take place online
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Clarence Han
Tel: 28231293
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
This event accepts Chamber Coupon (terms and conditions)
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