Tong Judy Wenhong came to hold the position of chief people officer of Alibaba Group, one of the world's largest e-commerce companies and was always convinced that she could occupy a high position
Tong Judy Wenhong is a example o resilience, she joined the company that Jack Ma created in the year 2000, ascending and holding positions in various departments, where she always stood out for giving more than what was specified in her duties. That “extra mile” that she always differentiated and that allowed her to face new challenges each time until she climbed high positions in the organization.
In her first attempt to belong to the company, Tong did not succeed. She insisted again and on that occasion, they gave her the position at the front desk as a receptionist, but a mishap resulted in her request to resign, the testimony of her colleagues about the way she handled everything with meticulousness and detail, allowed him to stay. The following year she was promoted to customer service, but this time as Director.
Over the next six years, she worked his way up through human resources, becoming vice president from 2007 to 2013. In 2014, she was already listed as a partner of Alibaba, when the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange and became a millionaire, with the shares that Jack Ma gave her years ago.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides technology infrastructure and marketing outreach to merchants, brands, retailers, and other businesses to engage with their users and customers in the PRC and internationally. It operates through four segments: Core Commerce, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and Entertainment, Innovation Initiatives, and others.
The most outstanding thing to mention is, on the one hand, the policy and philosophy of Ma Yun, the Chinese name of the creator of the giant Alibaba, of hiring a high percentage of women in the company, who make up 49% of the workforce, offering them all possible growth opportunities, strengthening the credibility of the skills that women bring to work environments from various perspectives.
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• Women care for other people much more than men.
• Women are going to be more powerful in the 21st century.
• Hire as many women as possible (This is the secret source).
On the other hand, Tong Wenhong’s admirable disposition and resilience, since she waited for years for the company to go public through shares, which over the years did not happen, but she continued to persist in her desire to continue in the company, giving the best from each role he was occupying.
This woman is a true example of resilience and persistence, in addition to her spectacular way of handling situations in each role that she was assigned, demonstrating that strength and conviction break all stereotypes, and glass ceilings, it annuls the impostor syndrome, and eliminates the denial that is sometimes imposed on women in certain cultural and social groups that argue that we cannot go as far as we want and desire.