Ms Sein Chew

Foundation Fellow

Sein is successful finance and banking professional and business entrepreneur. She is a graduate of Oxford University. Sein is the global President of The International Women’s Forum, a US headquartered international, invitational membership organization of women leaders, with chapters in 33 countries.

She is an Honorary Advisor to the New York based USA Chinese Women’s Federation and served on several boards in Hong Kong including the government appointed Financial Review Panel (inaugural) and the Council for Early Childhood Education. She was presented with The Top 50 Asians in Business in USA Award in 2006. Sein is an appointed member of the Oxford University China Advisory Group. In 2012, The South China Morning Post named Sein one of Hong Kong’s “most inspirational and influential women”. Sein is active in development and women leadership activities in China and has been travelling to China since the early 80’s. She has initiated social economic projects in China jointly with the All China Women’s Federation and has led several delegations there, sponsored training seminars for entrepreneurs and spoken at national conferences, including the Fourth UN NGO Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. She was presented with the ACWF Goodwill award in 2011 for promoting women leadership understanding and exchanges between China and the USA. Sein lives in Hong Kong, New York and Beijing.