07 Dec 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

ORKTS Webinar Series | Social Innovation – A Practice to Create Positive Change

Date: 07 Dec 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

Type: Talk 

Host: Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

In this introductory talk, the concepts of social innovation and social entrepreneurship would be explored, illustrated with a few examples of impactful social innovation. The audience would be guided to reflect on the possibility of translating their research into tangible impacts in society and create positive change.

Speakers:

Mr. Mark Cheng
Senior Advisor for Europe and Asia, Ashoka

Mark is a member of the Leadership Group at Ashoka, the world’s leading organisation supporting the development of social entrepreneurship and innovation. After moving from London to Hong Kong, he started the Hong Kong Chapter for Ashoka in 2017. Mark is also the founder of Social Innovation Circle, coaching social entrepreneurs and impact investors to build and fund sustainable business models for systems change.

Dr. Elsie Tsui
Head of Social Innovation, ORKTS, CUHK

Date: 07 Dec 2021 (Tue)
Time: 11:00am–12:00pm
Mode: Zoom Webinar (Link will be sent upon confirmation)
Medium: English
Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13642093
Enquiry: InnoPort Team, ORKTS (Email: innoport@cuhk.edu.hk | Tel: 3943 3042)

 

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