|AMCHAM Update #155 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from 9 November until 6 December 2020, AMCHAM will once again be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
|AMCHAM'S WOMEN'S WEEK 2020|
We have an exciting series of events planned to celebrate women over a whole week, from 1 December 2020 to 8 December 2020. For more information and to secure your ticket, please refer to the individual event pages below. Please register for each event separately.
Today, 2 December, AMCHAM held a virtual workshop on how to lead in influence without authority. The second entry as part of AMCHAM’s Women’s Week, brought together two trainers - Angela Cheung, Managing Director of APV, and Treena Nairne, Director of Dashpoint Management to conduct the workshop.
|UPCOMING AMCHAM SIGNATURE EVENT|
|[14 December] Thanksgiving Luncheon 2020 & MY AMCHAM CARES Celebration|
Due to the recent announcement of the extension of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) throughout most of the country until 6 December, AMCHAM has decided to postpone our much-loved Thanksgiving Luncheon to accommodate the rules around larger groups.
The Thanksgiving Luncheon will now take place at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on 14 December (Monday), 12.00pm - 2.00pm.
We are hoping that come December we will all be able to safely celebrate together.
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|AMCHAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH|
AMCHAM are excited to announce its partnership with LeadWomen and UN Women, as one of the supporting organizations for the upcoming WEPs Malaysia Activator Campaigns.
Join LeadWomen on 14 January 2021 where they will be officially announcing the UN Women and LeadWomen partnership, as well as formally introducing the Women Empowerment Principles into Malaysia!
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