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Friday, June 17 2022 - 21:21
Qianhai's Optimized Business Environment Better Supports Hong Kong Women Entrepreneurs
SHENZHEN, China, June 17, 2022 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

On June 15, an event themed "Chinese with the Same Root; Carnival of 
Shenzhen-Hong Kong Hand-in-hand" was held in Qianhai, South China's Guangdong 
province, and live-broadcast in Hong Kong and Macao simultaneously. Attended by 
Hong Kong female entrepreneurs from Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Innovation 
and Entrepreneur Hub (QSHKYIEH), the event was to celebrate the 25th 
anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, according to Authority of 
Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone.

"Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Strategy-National Women 
Entrepreneur and Innovation Base" was established by QSHKYIEH in 2019 and up 
until now, the base has incubated a total of 41 female entrepreneurial teams.

To date, the female entrepreneurs from Hong Kong are playing an important role 
among the Qianhai youth entrepreneurs. An example is Sisley Cheng, vice 
president of the Qianhai's Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce and a leader of the 
QSHKYIEH-National Women Entrepreneur and Innovation Base. She started living in 
Qianhai in 2018. "What attracts me here is the beautiful environment, pleasant 
greenery and modern cityscape. It's also easy to get around. My company in Hong 
Kong is very close to Qianhai, normally a half-hour drive."

In 2020, Sisley Cheng moved her career to Qianhai as well. At the Hub, she 
launched the "Bays Work Accelerator Program", which helps Hong Kong companies 
quickly land in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area by reducing 
operating costs. "When starting a business, you always have this or that 
confusion. At the National Women Entrepreneur and Innovation Base, training and 
exchange activities can provide Hong Kong entrepreneurial women in Qianhai with 
ideas to get over their confusion," said Sisley Cheng.

Hong Kong women entrepreneurs in Qianhai are busier than one can imagine. Ruby 
Fang is among these busy bees.

From studying law overseas to making a complete career change to becoming a 
professional fashion designer, Fang has never lacked a halo: Hong Kong's Ten 
Outstanding Young Persons, founder of Ruby Fang haute couture clothing brand, 
etc. However, she still does not dare slacken on the road of entrepreneurship 
in Qianhai. As she depicted, "As soon as I open my eyes, competition begins."

This is the actual state of the entrepreneurial women in QSHKYIEH. Like Ruby 
Fang, many other Hong Kong female entrepreneurial teams are looking for more 
possibilities here.

Qianhai is magnetizing more and more ladies to start up for its constantly 
optimized business environment. "What Qianhai impresses me most is its 
'youthfulness' and 'service,'" said Sisley Cheng. "The female entrepreneurial 
friends around me all like Qianhai's atmosphere."

To better serve Hong Kong entrepreneurial women, Qianhai is said to improve its 
business environment constantly. Lately, it has carried out the "Talent Service 
and Support Program," integrating 451 services for international talents in 
government, business and life, forming a full coverage of public talent 
services in Qianhai. "Whatever difficulties the female entrepreneurs may have, 
in work or life, we can get a quick response after communicating with Qianhai 
Administration or QSHKYIEH," said Sisley Cheng.

Qianhai's benign business environment and friendly atmosphere give Hong Kong 
businesswomen who have come to make their dreams bigger more confidence and 
thinking about the future. Just like Ruby Fang said, as an entrepreneurial 
woman, how to live and work meaningfully in the new era is a worthy subject to 
study. The prospect of "She-Power" is promising in Qianhai.

Source: Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry 
Cooperation Zone