Lanna Women: Network Your Way to Success

Fifty female leaders from northern Thailand gathered at the U.S. Consulate General in Chiang Mai, Thailand on March 3 for the first ever, “Lanna Women: Network Your Way to Success.” Consul General Jennifer Harhigh hosted business leaders, government officials, professors, artists, and young entrepreneurs in a speed networking event where the participants rotated in small groups to discuss topics related to career advancement, work-life balance, the importance of mentors and she-ros, and challenges for women in the working world. Patricia Mahoney, the Director of the Mainland Southeast Asia Office in the Bureau of East Asian & Pacific Affairs for the U.S. Department of State was one of the female leaders who attended the event.