Event Highlight | ORKTS x HKSEC: Social Impact Academy Networking Event

ORKTSGroup photo of all participants of the networking event 

Social Innovation Team @ORKTS and The Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC) jointly organized a networking event on 24th February 2023, with the aim to facilitate cross-sectoral knowledge exchange and potential collaborations between CUHK professors and young social entrepreneurs. Special guests including the CEO of a leading NGO Sheng Kung Hui, an impact investor and representatives of HKCSS (representing Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Fund) also joined us to share their views to inspire conversation on new ideas.

Positive feedbacks from participants were received - new connections have been made among participants across different sectors, with robust discussions on potential collaborations or funding opportunities.

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Dr Elsie TSUI, Head, Social Innovation of ORKTS gave the welcome remarks.


Michael AU, impact investor, chatted with Prof Catherine SO, founder of social enterprise STAR.


Mrs Patricia LAU, CEO of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited, shared her observation and key initiatives she done in the three selected areas.


Participants devided by three selected themes and exchanged their experience in social innovation.