Striving to Be Better
April 27, 2022
The challenges of Hong Kong’s education system has always been a topic of conversation between my friends and I. It makes for good conversation fodder on if any of us would ever want to “settle down” in Hong Kong. Personally, I’ve always been averse to the idea; primarily due to Hong Kong’s ruthless emphasis on rote memorization, test-based assessments, and high-pressure education culture.
Hong Kong's Fifth Wave
February 24, 2022
COVID-19 is a pandemic that has disproportionately impacts those most vulnerable. This is a sad fact that has become increasingly more apparent as Hong Kong battles its fifth wave. Long queues outside hospitals and testing centers, domestic workers being unfairly fired, and rising case counts due to a more transmissible variant; the situation is less than ideal to put it mildly. Government and NGOs are working hard to come up with a tranche of initiatives to help assist those in need.
Shaping our Future Together
September 24, 2020
I have had the pleasure of being part of the Global Shapers Community for the last two years. And during this time, it has been an a lot of fun. There is no shortage of colorful characters here in the Hong Kong hub, and together we’ve organized panels, meet the leader sessions, fund raisers, and retreats. Covering topics from sustainability, mental health, asylum seeker-refugees, and basically any other topic in-between. We’ve laughed, cried, and played.