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Her Story : The Inspiring Expat Women in Chongqing


By Xiao Wu, video by Zhang Deng, iChongqing

Chongqing – The International Women’s Day has been celebrated for long to mark the significant role of women. She is a wise mother, considerate wife, wonderful daughter and backbone of the workforce. Their inspiring stories never fail to encourage one another. As a saying goes, “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”

iChongqing collects some wonderful and inspiring stories from the expat women in Chongqing. You will get a chance to see how these strong and wise ladies interpret women power.

Ms. Sharon is from New Zealand. She is the General Manager of Crowne Plaza Jiefangbei Chongqing. Under her brilliant management, the hotel has become one of the top choices for locals and visitors to Chongqing. Among many, she is an inspiration. She sees the competence in her female crews and does a lot to help them to develop in their career.

Gaby, nickname Xiao Xiao, from Moldova has been living and working in Chongqing for 5 years. Over 1 million fans on Tiktok (a popular media App for creating and sharing short videos) has made her a popular online celebrity in China. She proudly introduces herself as Chongqing girl and defines Chongqing women in her way.

Miss Faith from the U.S. is an English teacher in Chongqing. Through 15 Years, she has passed passion and knowledge to thousands of students in the city. She sees her power in teaching young people to be a better person, affecting them by love and patience.

Atik from Indonesia and Gunnaporn from Thailand are doing the master degree in Chongqing University. Gunnaporn shares her story on getting the opportunities for pursuing an education in one of the best universities in China. Atik talks about what inspired her all the way to be strong.

We wish all ladies blossom like a beautiful rose whose charm never goes! 


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