24 May 2024 04:00pm - 05:00pm

Social Impact Academy Webinar Series | The D. H. Chen Foundation - Journey to Compassion-based Philanthropy & Social Innovation

Event Date: 24 May 2024 04:00pm - 05:00pm

Type: Seminar 

Organizer: Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

Coordinator: Social Innovation Team

Date: 24 May, 2024 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mode: Zoom
Medium: Cantonese
Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13687771 (Zoom link will be sent upon confirmation)


Dr. Elsie Tsui
Head - Social Innovation,
Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services
Project Director, Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge
CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship


Mr. Peter Poon

Chief Program Officer, The D. H. Chen Foundation

As a healthcare professional by training, Peter served as Executive Director of the Kwai Ching District Health Centre, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation prior to joining the Foundation. Currently, he is also Adjunct Associate Professor of the Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is committed to the advancement of community health, empowerment, self-management, and compassionate care at multiple levels, from individuals, organizations to systems.


Ms. Ruby Yong

Program Director, The D. H. Chen Foundation

With a strong commitment to compassion-based philosophy, Ruby has over 15 years of experience in engaged philanthropy, education, and non-profit organizational governance and management. She also serves as Directors of Shakespeare4ALL and VolTra, both of which are non-profits promoting students’ wellbeing and unleashing their potential. Ruby holds a BA degree and an M. Phil degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.