Our guest for this episode is Shuyin Tang, a Partner at Patamar Capital, a leading impact investing firm in Southeast Asia. Shuyin is responsible for Patamar's investing activities in the Mekong region and has led investments into education, financial technology, employee benefits and healthcare companies.
Shuyin also spearheaded Patamar’s gender lens investing efforts, including managing one of the first gender lens investing funds in Southeast Asia, the Investing in Women Fund. She is also the co-founder and CEO of the Beacon Fund, a boundary-breaking fund for female entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia's emerging markets. In this episode, Shuyin and I talked about the impact of the work she is doing, the innovation of female entrepreneurs, inspiring case studies of their clients, the biggest thing she learned as a person, and more.
Shuyin was named one of Australia's "100 Women of Influence" by the Australian Financial Review in 2015 and an Asia 21 Young Leader by the Asia Society in 2016. She currently serves on the Southeast Asia Advisory Council of Women’s World Banking, a global NGO promoting women’s financial inclusion. She graduated summa cum laude from the Australian National University where she was also awarded the University Medal.
Listen to Shuyin’s advocacy and stay tuned until the end as she shares her personal advice on how to make a change and impact with the work you do.
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