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Pacific Asian Lecture Series 4: Global Trends in Entrepreneurialism

June 24, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Business Administration (BUSAD) G-301

Pacific Asian Lecture Series:

The Pacific Asian Management Institute (PAMI) invites you to our Summer 2014 Pacific Asian Lecture Series (PALS)! All PALS lectures are FREE and open to the public. Advance RSVP not required.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

4:15-5:30 PM

Shidler College of Business BusAd G-103

Topic: "Global Trends in Entrepreneurialism and Well Being: Are Entrepreneurs Happier? Where, Who and Why?"

Speaker: Dr. Bee Leng Chua Executive Director, HiBEAM

Opportunity and necessity drive people around the world to start and run business. Among these reasons, this seminar will discuss the impact of environmental framework conditions fostered by the government, business, and community that impact on the level of well-being experienced by entrepreneurs.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Bee Leng Chua, Bee Leng is the Executive Director of HiBEAM, a private and non-profit organization that provides mentoring to technology companies in the growth stage, and connect them to global resources. Her goal is to build an Asian strategy for HiBEAM enabling its portfolio companies to raise funds, find new markets and customers, as well as business and research partners. In 2011, she launched the Hawaii Tech Asia program for HiBEAM to bring Hawaii technology companies to Asia to meet prospective investors, customers and strategic partners. For these efforts, HiBEAM received the Success Story Award from the Federation of Hong Kong Associations Worldwide, at the Hong Kong Forum in December 2012. She is the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii.Bee Leng earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio University. Originally from Singapore, Bee Leng lived in Hong Kong for 18 years before coming to Hawaii in August 2007. She taught at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and co-founded its Center for Entrepreneurship. She was the founding executive director of HPU's Entrepreneurship Center. In 2010, Bee Leng received the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the College of Fine Arts and Communication of the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and in 2013, she was its Commencement Speaker.

Please refer to the PAMI website ( for the most updated schedule.

Refreshments will be served following the lecture in the same room from 5:30–6:15 PM. Street parking and visitor-paid parking is available. Please refer to the link for more information:

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email or call 956-8041. Mahalo

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Pacific Asian Management Institute, Manoa Campus, Manoa Campus, Mānoa Campus

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