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Wellness as Your Product and Wellness for Your People
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When: Thursday, March 17th, 2016
From 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: CanChamHK Boardroom
1301 Kinwick Centre
32 Hollywood Road
Hong Kong
Contact: Julia Luu

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Wellness as Your Product and Wellness for Your People



Members: HK$200
Non-Members: HK$300

(Business Lunch included) 


About the Event
As an educator, Principal and CEO of Branksome Hall, Karen Jurjevich had a vision to make wellness a key strategic goal of the school. From the construction of a new facility dedicated to wellness —the Athletics and Wellness Centre—to introducing dance programs and “Fit Friday,” wellness has become central to the success of Branksome Hall as an organization and to the education of Branksome Hall students. Based on research into sleep, physical and emotional well-being, Ms Jurjevich will highlight methods that can be applied in organizations to create a balanced life of well-being for the workplace community. Changes implemented at institutional and personal levels aim to bring overall wellness – decreased stress, fitness and balance. The principles that make wellness part of the internationally recognized education for girls at Branksome Hall can be applied to any workplace or to personal and family life.

Karen L. Jurjevich
Principal, Branksome Hall, Toronto, Canada

Karen L. Jurjevich has served for 18 years as Principal of Branksome Hall, a leading International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. She is the educational leader and Chief Executive Officer of the school, which was established in 1903 in Rosedale, Toronto. In 2001, Ms Jurjevich introduced the IB to Branksome Hall, making it the first Toronto girls’ school to implement this renowned international program. In October 2012, Branksome Hall Asia opened on Jeju Island, South Korea, following an invitation from the Korean government and Ms Jurjevich’s work in developing the project. Ms Jurjevich has served on numerous professional boards and is a frequent speaker throughout North America and Asia.

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