Leya Teo

Leya leads Edelman’s Global Women’s Equality Network (GWEN) APAC, a global initiative dedicated to fostering an environment where women of all backgrounds can enjoy equal opportunities to grow, lead and succeed within and beyond Edelman. She began by initiating ‘Lean-In Circle’ sessions and a cross-market talent mobility program in Beijing. In 2018, she was selected as Edelman APAC’s representative at the IWF World Leadership Conference. Leya was later elected Global Lead for mentorship programs and APAC Lead for GWEN. She created ‘SHERO Showcase’ to invite inspiring women leaders to speak in Edelman offices and ignited a new mentorship program across 3 China offices. Over the years, Leya has represented GWEN in partnering with external organizations to drive a broader impact in business and the community. With more than 500 engaged members across APAC, Leya continues to work with the GWEN committee, committed to ensuring women feel motivated and empowered.