8 MAR - Equal Partners: Realising the Potential of Women in the Workplace

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2016
  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Kuppa Tea and Coffee Traders, Sukhumvit Soi 16


  • This event opens for both AustCham members and non-members to join.

Registration is closed


Celebrated annually on 8 March, International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of ordinary women who have played extraordinary roles in their countries and communities. 

The Australian Alumni and the Australian Thai Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Australian Embassy Bangkok are pleased to present Equal Partners: Realising the Potential of Women in the Workplace on Tuesday 8 March, 2016.  Involving Thai and Australian business leaders, this event will celebrate women’s voices in decision-making and leadership and aims to support Thai and Australian women’s participation in sustainable economic growth.

Speakers and Panellists:

Opening remarks from H.E. Mr Paul Robilliard Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand

Khun Sarinrath (Bird) Kamolratanapiboon General Manager | Design World Partnership

Khun Pratamaporn (Pat) Svasti-Xuto Executive Vice President |Governance and Corporate Affairs |ANZ Bank

Sally O’Hara Country President, Thailand | ACE Life Assurance


Simon Osborne Group Managing Director | AIP Global

Click here to view speakers' profiles.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 8 March 2016

Time: 6pm - 8pm (Registration from 5.30pm)

Venue: Kuppa Tea and Coffee Traders, Sukhumvit Soi 16

Parking available atSomerset Lake Point Bangkok (Baht 20/Hour)

Cost: Baht 500 for AustCham members and non-members. Price includes finger food and beverage vouchers)

Transportation: Asoke BTS Station / Sukhumvit MRT Station (then a very short walk to the top of Sukhumvit Soi 16 which is located approx. 100m down Ratchadapisk Rd. Kuppa is located a further. 400m down Soi 16, a tuk tuk shuttle has been arranged from the top of Soi 16 and will pick up attendees from in front of the Seven Eleven store. The shuttle service will operate from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. 

Self drive: Parking is available next door to Kuppa (Baht 20/Hour) at Somerset Lake Point Bangkok      


**Please note that if driving it is recommended to approach via Rama 4 Road and turn left to Soi Phai Singto (located next to the new FYI Building) and keep turning left until you reach the intersection with the bottom of Soi 16 where you again turn left and travel up Soi 16 approx 500m. If coming from this direction both Somerset Lake Point Bangkok and Kuppa will be on your right. Please make sure to get a parking stamp from Kuppa so that you will be charged only 20 THB per hour. 

Australian Alumni Partner

Blackmores (Thailand) 

Blackmores is Australia’s leading natural health brand. Their quality range of vitamin, minerals,herbal and nutritional supplements, and continued support of the community and environment, are among the many reasons Blackmores is the most trusted name in natural health. 


Venue Host

Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders

Kuppa imports a variety of green beans from the finest sources all over the world. Kuppa Espresso, our signature blend, is made from 6 types of Arabica beans from different regions including Columbia, Brazil and Kenya. A full bodied coffee with sparkling acidity and flavours – inherent in a premium high altitude grown coffee. In addition to our premium Signature Blends, our selection of Single Origin coffees range from Northern Thailand’s mountains, the slopes of South America’s volcanoes and the organic plantations in Papua New Guinea.