In a special episode for Asian Heritage Month, the CSE’s Phillip Shum is joined by Entheon Biomedical (CSE:ENBI) Director Ruth Chun, M.A., J.D. to discuss her journey to a successful career in law and cannabis, her advice for young people, and the importance of Asian representation in leadership roles. The conversation also addresses what Asian Heritage Month means to Ruth and how her Korean heritage informs her decision-making.
Here’s an overview of what Phillip and Ruth discuss in this edition of the “Exchange for Entrepreneurs” podcast:
00:00 – Introduction and Background
03:06 – How Ruth became involved in Hollard Insurance Company of Namibia
06:30 – Ruth’s inspiration behind working in the field
07:55 – Advice for someone who wants to enter the field
11:15 – The three most important things people should know about your culture
14:40 – Interesting hobbies you have that people should know about
16:01 – Role models and Asian representation in popular culture
18:25 – What does Asian Heritage Month mean to you?
About Ruth Chun
Ruth Chun is a lawyer focused on advising regulated businesses in the cannabis, psychedelics, natural resources, and energy industries from start-up to exit. Ms. Chun currently serves on several boards including Entheon Biomedical Corp. (CSE:ENBI) and is the chairperson of SAVIS of Halton. She served as the first female executive at a leading insurer in southern Africa as the head of legal and compliance and was a partner at Africa’s largest law firm. Previously, she chaired Rio Tinto’s pension fund for Rössing Uranium Mine and was a trustee of the Alexander Forbes umbrella group of funds. She received an Hon BA (Trinity College), MA from the University of Toronto and Juris Doctor from Queens University. She is called to the bar in Ontario, New York and Namibia.
Learn more about Entheon Biomedical Corp. at https://www.entheonbiomedical.com/.