Throughout 2019, the Beijing Women's Network raised money for Bethel China. Their mission is to provide high-quality care, education, life skills and livelihood opportunities to blind and visually impaired orphans in China. Bethel provides educational opportunities to blind children from poor families and within orphanages. They teach life skills, vocational skills and provide early intervention so that the children will be able to lead independent and full lives.

For this Spotlight dinner, we will celebrate the Beijing Women Network's generosity by presenting the money that has been collected for Bethel and hearing from their executive director Susan Qu on the powerful ways that their organization changes lives.

Susan will tell us about her personal journey from working as a teacher within the organization to becoming the organization's director. She has managed a transition from an organization with all foreign funding to being managed by and funded by Chinese. She will share her personal insights that have been gained through working on the difficulties orphans and children and with special needs face, her own struggles raising two children, while managing the needs of an organization.

We hope you join us this Monday January 13, for our for this year's first spotlight dinner at the Inn & Out Yunnan Restaurant in Gongti .

Please kindly note that spotlight dinners are *women-only events.* This event is trans-positive and trans-inclusive and only open for people who identify as a woman.

Since all proceeds from our ticket sales go straight to supporting Bethel China. All tickets are nonrefundable and nonexchangeable. We would like to give you a big thank you for supporting Bethel China and their work in caring for and educating abandoned children who are blind or visually impaired.

If you haven't already been added into the BWN wechat Groups, please add *WeChat: ledo3454* and ask to be added in.


  • Susan Qu (Director of Bethel China)

    Susan Qu

    Director of Bethel China


    Susan Qu (Qu Jie Shu) is the director of Bethel China, a Beijing registered NGO that provides educational opportunities to blind and visually-impaired orphans and scholarship students in its four centers across China. After graduating from the Special Education University of Nanjing, Susan started working at Bethel as a teacher in 2006. Over the years, her work at Bethel caring for orphans and running an NGO has become intertwined with her personal life as she raises two young children.

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一坐一忘 - Inn & Out

北京市朝阳区一坐一忘丽江主题餐厅(永利国际购物中心店) 北京市朝阳区北京市朝阳区工体北路21号屯三里F2

Inn &Out
(Yongli International Shopping Center store), Chaoyang District, Beijing

F2, Sanlitun, No.21, Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing


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