Zonta Club of The New Territories, Hong Kong, District 17
Motto: Stay positive, make the impossible possible
Since 2001, Teresa has been a member of Zonta serving most recently as the International Advocacy Committee Chair, her district’s governor and before that, lieutenant governor. Within these roles, she organized webinars that aligned the goals of Zonta while raising knowledge and awareness and promoted unison of country advocacy projects to allow for efficiency and a united voice. She also organized new clubs, succession planning, advocacy road shows, top donations, forums and media.
Teresa is chairman and CEO of Intrabase Financial Services Ltd. and has held many director and chairmen positions in banks and leasing associations. Within her career, she has gained skills in business modeling, strategic management, organizational development, compliance and governance, large team management and strong communication skills.
Among the goals Teresa has for Zonta are ending gender-based violence and child marriage, supporting Zonta clubs in the post-pandemic era, boosting memberships through strong branding developments, forming advocacy groups of Zontians with specific interest on particular goals and encouraging advocacy actions regarding women’s inequality induced by climate change.