German companies operating in China are proud to be recognized for the high quality associated with German products, but more importantly, they also care about their reputation as good employers and responsible producers.
With this workshop on “Empowerment and Social Engagement” organized in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Business Ecology, we want to provide a platform for companies to share their experiences, exchange ideas and find new partners.
Job Coach, Inclusion Consultant and SIA Program Director of Inclusion Factory’
Marina is a social activist focusing on the empowerment of individuals with disabilities through education, skills development and occupation; she is specializing in projects that are focusing on the inclusion of the "other" back into the society. Marina is co-managing the first industrial workshop in China which provides respectful and dignified employment for intellectually and mentally challenged individuals. In addition, she initiated and has been leading the Social Inclusion Academy [SIA] - a full 3 months training program for the certification of qualified Job Coaches who will lead the social integration of challenged individuals into china’s work force. Currently, Marina is developing a rehabilitation program for people with intellectual and physical impairments, which purpose is to facilitate their inclusion in the workforce. Formerly, Marina coordinated a unique integration program for young adults with intellectual disabilities, later on, founded and managed a Language training center for children with learning disabilities.
CSER Senior Manager at Flex Zhuhai
As the head of Flex’ Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility (CSER) department, Sarah is responsible for CSER compliance and stakeholder management, employee engagement programs and community investment programs. Sarah managed flex Zhuhai D&I programs which also includes the hiring of PwD.
Initiator and Co-founder of Stars Youth Development Center
Stars Youth Development Center is a social organization located in Guagnzhou. Its mission is to improve the quality of reading environment for children in rural area of China through establishing libraries, reading activities and volunteering.
Sponsors and Partners
German Chamber of Commerce - South & Southwest China