BSR Conference 2012: Fast Forward / October 23-26 / New York

Wenchi Yu

Senior Advisor, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State

Session Speaker

Wenchi Yu

The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues reflects President Barack Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton’s priority to mainstream gender and women’s issues in U.S. foreign policy. Wenchi Yu supports the department’s efforts to empower women economically through programs and initiatives that ensure women’s and girls’ equal access to full participation in society. Yu has led the launch of key initiatives, such as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women and the Economy Summit, the Secretary’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, the U.S.-China Women-LEAD Initiative, the Secretary’s Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, and the mWomen Initiative, which uses mobile technology for effective development and women’s empowerment.



Thank You, Sponsors

Executive Sponsors

Cisco Hitachi PwC Target UL Responsible Sourcing

Associate Sponsors

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Supporting Sponsors

Adobe AT&T ExxonMobil Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

Participating Sponsors

American Express Baker & McKenzie LLP Best Buy BNY Mellon Ford Hyatt Hotels Corporation The Walt Disney Company UPS Vale

Contributing Sponsors

Chevron icix Levi Strauss & Co.

Convening Media

Bloomberg Business Week Weber Shandwick

Marketing and Media

3BL Media BEF Caixin Media Corporate Knights Globescan GreenBiz Group Inc. Hemlock Responsible-Investor Sina Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Tomorrow Partners