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Things to do in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town: 22nd – 27th November
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Things to do in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town: 22nd – 27th November

With only five Fridays till Christmas, it’s time to get out your Santa costume and get into the party spirit. There is plenty to see and do around Western District this week.…

Women in Business: Championing women’s success with Kristina Pavchenko
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Women in Business: Championing women’s success with Kristina Pavchenko

Since moving to Hong Kong in 2013, Kristina Pavchenko, Founder and Manager of FFile Ltd has championed women to succeed in business. theDesk sat down with Kristina to learn about her experiences,…

HelperChoice: Changing lives through ethical business
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HelperChoice: Changing lives through ethical business

Business and ethics don't always go hand in hand. But HelperChoice proves that a company can achieve great success based on a desire for social good. I met with Julie Delignon, Managing…

The new normal: theDesk’s quick guide to the who, how, when and why of co-working
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The new normal: theDesk’s quick guide to the who, how, when and why of co-working

Are you new to co-working? Or are you thinking about using a workspace like theDesk? We bet you have many questions about who chooses co-working, why they want it and how they…

Female in Focus: Sharing experiences, hopes and fears
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Female in Focus: Sharing experiences, hopes and fears

In the first Female in Focus event, theDesk brought together thoughtful and successful women from the community for an open, sincere discussion. They swapped stories, hopes and fears. They spoke about each…

Women at work: Data suggests workplace equality has hit a road block
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Women at work: Data suggests workplace equality has hit a road block

Hong Kong women face a lot of difficulty combining family with professional commitments. But what's the situation in other places? McKinsey & Company's 2017 USA survey of women in the workplace suggests…

Women at work: Recent survey shows family and work commitments continue to hold women back
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Women at work: Recent survey shows family and work commitments continue to hold women back

A recent survey shows that Hong Kong’s property companies have the most female employees compared with other Asia-Pacific territories. But in terms of flexibility and benefits, they fall short. Results indicate that…

You’re invited: Female in Focus – a forum for balancing professional and family priorities
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You’re invited: Female in Focus – a forum for balancing professional and family priorities

Have you ever asked yourself if having it all is possible? Or is it true that professional achievement and personal happiness are mutually exclusive? theDesk welcomes you to Female in Focus, a…

Gifted artist Elaine Chiu: Exploring a Hong Kong identity
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Gifted artist Elaine Chiu: Exploring a Hong Kong identity

Elaine Chiu is one of Hong Kong's most prominent emerging artists. With more than 25 exhibitions, many awards and projects, the artist is running a charity workshop and pop-up gallery at Hotel…

Things to do in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town: 31st October – 6th November
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Things to do in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town: 31st October – 6th November

We're back to bring you some fantastic events and activities from the Sai Wan neighbourhood. From fashion shows and Acro yoga to forums on music, education and entrepreneurship in Hong Kong. There…

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