“Chinese women, generally speaking, and depending on what tribe you’re in, are very strong. It’s a very entrepreneurial society here. Women here have to be entrepreneurs. They’re forced into it. In China, ageism is a bigger issue.”
“Even though I came from a very traditional Chinese family, I never felt that I was bound by gender issues,” she explains. Her father mentored and trained her with the aim of becoming a chief executive one day – a goal she accomplished at the age of just 27.”Gender just isn’t such an issue in the Chinese business world,” Liu says.
Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, is internationally recognized for her expertise on China’s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with China. JUCCCE is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the greening of China, because a green China is the key to a healthy world. JUCCCE is a leader in creating systemic change in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism and smart grid, and most noted for its multi-sector convening power. Peggy has a passion for making the world a better place.