Bonny Ling

Executive Director, Work Better Innovations (Taiwan) Executive Director of Work Better Innovations, Senior Non-Resident Fellow at University of Nottingham Taiwan Research Hub, Research Fellow at Institute for Human Rights and Business, Global Taiwan Institute Scholar, and Co-Founder of Taiwan Project for Business and Human Rights

Bonny's Session broadcasts 26 June 2024, 01:30 PM

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Dr Bonny Ling is the Executive Director of Work Better Innovations, an international social enterprise working on new ideas for a responsible economy, both as a research consultancy and as a community service organisation. The education and training work by Work Better Innovations on preventing the risks of forced labour has appeared in the corporate sustainability reports of Target, Dell and HPE. We received the Community Innovation of the Year Award in 2022 in Portsmouth, UK for our community service work.

Bonny is also a Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the University of Nottingham Taiwan Research Hub; a Research Fellow at the international think-tank, Institute for Human Rights and Business; a Global Taiwan Institute Scholar and Visiting Professor at the School of Law, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, where she teaches a postgraduate course on business and human rights. She is a Co-Founder of the Taiwan Project for Business and Human Rights, a project dedicated to increase knowledge and build the local capacity needed to address business and human rights issues in Taiwan.

She holds a PhD in Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, an MPhil in Criminology from Cambridge University and an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School. She has worked for the UN in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cyprus and Liberia, as well as having served as an international election observer for the OSCE. She was an international election observer for the historical referendum in Timor-Leste in 1999 on independence. She writes on human rights, migration, business responsibilities, and international development for the CommonWealth Magazine, Ketagalan Media, New Bloom, Taipei Times, Taiwan Insight, and The News Lens.

In 2024, Bonny received the international Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award for her work with the private sector to bring about decent work and economic growth.

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Sessions

Responsible Recruitment: Understanding and Managing Regional Complexities

26 June 2024, 01:30 PM
Bonny Ling Neill Wilkins Tamara Juburi Thi Thi Thein