Chinese New Year Mixer
Angela Zhang 张程程Co-Founder of the LATAM CHINA TECH and CSR at BeHive
张程程 Angela Zhang is the cofounder of LATAM CHINA TECH. She leverages the knowledge of community building and communication to promote connectivity between China and Latin America through tech and innovation.
Angela contributes to grassroots entrepreneurship by organizing and facilitating startup weekend events. She also empowers students from underprivileged backgrounds as the social impact program lead of BeHive.
Costas GeorgiouMBA Scholar, Cofounder at BeHive, Legal Counsel
Costas read Law at The University of Manchester and has been working as a Legal Counsel in Beijing for 2,5 years. He co-founded BeHive, an organization that helps university students and young professionals develop transferable career skills through experiential workshops. He is currently enrolled in the UCL Peking University MBA and has been awarded multiple scholarships for his community contribution. In his spare time Costas exercises his positive influence by sharing weekly YouTube videos about lessons learned in China.
Irina GoncharovaGrowth Manager at SONG, BeHive Shanghai Community Lead, Certified Coach
Irina has been studying and working in China for six years, obtaining her master’s degree in Tourism in a Chinese Taught Program at Shandong Normal University. Her experience in the B2B sector as an account manager for local and foreign companies led her to work for an international financial consultancy as a Growth Manager where she takes care of the execution and design of Marketing, BD, and Communication strategies. In January 2020, Irina initiated the BeHive Chapter in Shanghai. As BeHive Shanghai Community Leader, Irina has recruited and led a team of four and held 15+ events with 750+ participants. Irina is also a certified coach and supports expat professionals to overcome the challenges of landing a job in China.
Ossian HeulinClient Executive Diversification Businesses at Dassault Systemes
Ossian Heulin is an entrepreneur at heart, passionate about Business, Innovation, Community Building, and Education. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it” is not just a quote, it is a mindset, and he is confident that by empowering the youth, we can create a sustainable future.
Victoria KhuCo-Founder at SCOLAR Network
Victoria Khu is a Russian-born Chinese, Co-founder and President of SCOLAR Network (2017), a platform missioned to connect young leaders from the SCO and Eurasia region. Victoria is an adjunct lecturer at Tsinghua University, teaching English confidence workshops. She is also a TEDx speaker, curator (2022) of the WEF’s Global Shapers Beijing II Hub, first cohort fellow of Tencent THINC Fellowship (2020), co-founder of Russian Student Association in China (2015), and board member of Tsinghua SABRI Student Association. Victoria has received MA from Tsinghua University in Journalism and Communication.
胡凤兰Victoria Khu，俄罗斯第三代华裔，清华大学新闻传播学院硕士毕业生。她于2017年联合创办上合国家青年平台SCOLAR Network，聚集了来自21个上合组织国家的青年领袖。她是清华大学英文自信表达工作坊讲师。胡凤兰也是TEDx演讲者、达沃斯世界经济论坛全球杰出青年北京社区执委（2022）、在华俄罗斯留学生协会联合创始人（2015）、腾讯THINC Fellowship全球青年领袖社群第一届成员（2020）及清华大学学生一带一路研究协会理事成员。
Yixuan Heather LiPR & Communications Consultant
Yixuan Heather Li is a China-based PR & communications consultant focus on cross-border tech and China-Africa Relations. Originally from Beijing, she previously graduated from Penn State University with a dual degree in Public Relations and Political Science. She has worked on a number of Africa-focused projects for instituations like Development Reimagined, Standard Bank, and Peking University.
Happy Niu Year everyone!
Missing China? Want to reconnect with old friends and make new ones?
Don’t miss our Virtual Chinese New Year Mixer on February 17!
We have lots of fun activities prepared for you!
- Speed Networking Fun: We guarantee you’ll make at least one new friend!
- Chinese New Year Cultural Mythbusting Sharing: Learn about customs and traditions in northern and southern Chinese cities
- CNY Quiz: Win mentorship sessions with inspiring young professionals working in different industries in China
See you next Wednesday evening!
不见不散（Bùjiàn bú sàn）！
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