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International Women’s Day Zoom Panel: #StrongAsAWoman

On Sunday 14th March at 5pm, Jenny Lau of Celestial Peach will host an intimate women’s circle wrapping up Chinatown London’s weeklong celebration of International Women’s Day 2021.

Jenny Lau has curated a panel of respected female leaders and business owners from Chinatown London, as well as women from the wider East and South-East Asian community. She will moderate a discussion about what it means to be a strong and successful woman in her own right, the way in which heritage and cultural identity plays into gender roles, and how women can support and lift other women in the ESEA community.


Confirmed guests include:

Dr Denise Kwan, artist, researcher and lecturer whose project, ’Object-Stories of British Chinese Women’ explored the journeys of diasporic Chinese women in the UK through their objects and art making.

Vera Chok, London-based actor and writer who recently wrote RICE!, a unique culinary theatre experience that tells the story of migration, the delicate existence of life between two cultures and the food that shapes it.

Florence Mae Magnaloc, Founder of Mamasons, a Filipino dessert parlour in Chinatown London and Kentish Town.

Emily Foo, Founder of Cuppacha and Taiyakiya in Chinatown London.

Dr Stephanie Jen Chyi Ooi, mum, doctor at MyHealthcare Clinic and co-host of The Medic Mum Podcast – a podcast that is all about family, health and well-being.

Tiffany Chang, a London based Taiwanese American chef who won the “Golden Apple” prize on Netflix’s popular food show Crazy Delicious.

Lilly SnatchDragon. an award-winning Neo Drag Queen Burlesque Performer in London and founder of Bitten Peach – a Pan-Asian Cabaret collective.


Please purchase a (free) ticket via our Eventbrite page to attend. Share your own #StrongAsAWoman stories on Instagram by tagging @chinatownlondon.

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