2020 Podcast No 131
The Road Less Travelled with Elaine Zhou from China, CEO & Founder of CNEW International. Episode 131
Elaine is a serial entrepreneur and currently, she is the CEO of CNEW International. She is responsible for business development as well as leading teams across the region from different offices in Singapore and China. Elaine is a seasoned leadership development and personal development trainer, advisor in working with CEOs, senior executives for talent strategies, and executive coaching for C-suite leaders, entrepreneurs and startups. A trusted and thought leader with more than 10 years with MNCs across Asia Pacific leading teams with consistent success.
Elaine helps clients enhance their skills in talent strategic management, authentic leadership, cross-cultural leadership & management, complex problem solving & decision-making, performance planning & management and more! She has been trained, mentored and advised 350,000 leaders in Asia from Corporates, Ministries, Governments across South East Asia, the West and the East.
She is passionate about the role of women in business and has been regularly featured on Global Times, Asia Entrepreneur Org, FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC talking about female entrepreneurship and raising the awareness of the gender equality and challenges female working professional face in the workplace. Her specific skills include leadership development, personal resilience, speaking for influence, high-performing team development, cross-cultural management and professional facilitation, the design and delivery of training programs, coaching and speaking.
She has designed and delivered hundreds of training programs for community leaders, executive and youth leadership groups, business owners, managers, and volunteers. Her programs are designed to improve operations, business performance and relations within organizations, as well as prepare organization to attract and retain quality businesses.
She brings over fifteen years’ experience in business strategy, organization transformation, human capital, multi-cultural, inclusion & diversity, and leadership development. Most of the clients she is working with are Fortune 500 companies, state- owned, educational institutions and ministries. She trains and coaches regionally in China, Singapore, Philippine, South Korea, and Malaysia. Elaine is a judge for MODEL APEC 2019 - Women and Economy in Capacity Building, Innovation and Technology for Asia- Pacific region, Elaine also serves as a judge and advisor for Hult Prize Challenge 2020 which is supported by Tsinghua University and United Nations.
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