AmCham New Zealand has formed a Women’s Chapter in order to create a forum dedicated to supporting and promoting the interests of women doing business in US and New Zealand.
Our mission is to further the advancement and impact of women in US/NZ business. Our purpose is to:
We will achieve these goals by hosting regular events, encouraging AmCham female members to connect through the AmCham database; sharing learning opportunities through our newsletter and facilitating capability-building such as mentoring.
The Committee is made up of outstanding high-level women leaders from American corporations alongside others from New Zealand firms operating in the US.
Chair - Sarah A. Weersing, EY Law
Deputy Chair - Leanne Cheesman, United Airlines
Secretary - Katie Sleeman, U.S. Consulate
Cynthia O’Neill, Air New Zealand
Ada Echetebu, Norris Echetebu Law
Joanne Finer, Southern Pastures LLC
How to join
To receive our email updates and join the chapter, interested members should log in to their AmCham profile online and check the box to join the Women’s Chapter. If you are not yet an AmCham member, please join here.
Please update your LinkedIn profile to reflect your AmCham Womens Chapter membership start date.
Questions? Get in touch
Women in Business breakfast panel event on success, innovation, digital disruption, challenges facing business, leadership and other key topics with Candace Kinser, Jennifer Sepull and Dr Sydney Savion
21st Century Leader Panel with Dr Sydney Savion, GM Learning, Air New Zealand, Katelyn Choe, U.S. Consul General, Wendy Kerr, Director – Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Auckland Business School andAlliv Samson, COO, Kami Ltd - includes follow-up reading recommendations
AmCham Women's Chapter networking event with Donna Wright, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer, Microsoft