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amCham Womens Chapter

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.

The Women's Chapter Committee were the winners of the 2021 AmCham Supporter of the Year Award.

Goals of the AmCham Womens Chapter

Our mission is to further the advancement and impact of women in US/NZ business.  Our purpose is to:

  • CONNECT women with peers across industries, to foster support and build their networks
  • PROMOTE women’s voices and participation in leadership and governance
  • EQUIP women to succeed as leaders

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.  

Committee Members:

Chair - Sarah A. Weersing, Hudson Gavin Martin
Deputy Chair - Leanne Cheesman, United Airlines
Secretary - Katie Sleeman, U.S. Consulate
Cynthia O’Neill, Air New Zealand

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. 

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