ethnica conference

  • Great line up of speakers for Hamilton EthnicA – 5 April 2014

    The highlight of this year's EthnicA conferences is a discussion called Walking in Two Worlds. A panel of three prominent New Zealanders from diverse backgrounds will talk about how their  heritage and culture have shaped their own leadership style.

  • EthnicA 2014 Conference - Hamilton

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    Building a Stronger New Zealand

    Join us as we celebrate the contributions that people of many ethnicities are making to build a more inclusive and economically sustainable New Zealand.

    The 2014 EthnicA conference programme will feature ethnic leaders and professionals whose success is built on their ability to "walk in two worlds". Hear also from emerging young ethnic leaders about the New Zealand they are working to create and be challenged to consider your own 'right to lead'.

  • The elephant in the room – leading ethnic diversity in the workplace

    This session will focus on the latest evidence-based information on leadership competencies and ethnic diversity management in the workplace.  We will explore real-time experiences with three executive managers in New Zealand.

  • The world at your fingertips – what social media can do for you

    The session aims to demystify social networking and show you how social media can work for you..  It is  designed to provide valuable insights on using social media for community outreach. And help communities engage and connect with each other as well as government agencies.

  • Cultural Fusion: Shaping our Multicultural Identities

    How are our multicultural identities being expressed through fusion in art and culture in New Zealand? The workshop is aimed at generating interactive discussions and learning on how cultural fusion is shaping our multicultural identities.

  • Mai Chen, Managing partner, Chen Palmer

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    Mai Chen is  the Managing partner of Chen Palmer New Zealand Public Law Specialists, Barristers and Solicitors, Australasia’s first public law specialist firm, which she co-founded in 1994. She has led Chen Palmer for the last 18 years.