Programme and Networks Manager
The Women’s Foundation
Presentation Title: Building the Pipeline of Female Talent in STEM: Learnings from Hong Kong
Connie Cheung is Programme and Networks Manager at The Women’s Foundation. She supervises the Life Skills Programme and is responsible for launching the Girls Go Tech Programme and the Media Literacy Programme, all of which aim at empowering students -especially girls – to reach their full potential through challenging gender stereotypes. Previously, Connie served at the Employee Retraining Board for nine years which included a two-year secondment at the Labour Department, where she managed a number of programmes including the Working Holiday Scheme for young adults. Prior to that, she worked at Hong Kong Cable News as a reporter and anchor. Connie’s experience in interviewing and live reporting helped cultivate her strong communication skills. Connie received her B.A. in Journalism from the Hong Kong Shue Yan University.
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2016: Providing Skills that Allow Youth to Flourish. Available: http://www.twfhk.org/sites/default/files/u21/Life%20Skill%20-%20Publication%28Small%29_0.pdf
2015: Gender Stereotypes in the Hong Kong Media. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/gender-stereotypes-hong-kong-media-scoping-study/summary
2014: Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship in Hong Kong. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/women%E2%80%99s-economic-empowerment-through-entrepreneurship-hong-kong/summary
2014: Work to do: Women in male-dominated industries in Hong Kong. Commissioned by TWF and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/work-do-women-male-dominated-industries-hong-kong/summary
2013: The Changing Faces of Hong Kong: Women’s Status, 1991 – 2011. Conducted in partnership with Civic Exchange. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/changing-faces-hong-kong-graphical-summary-women%E2%80%99s-status-1991-2011/summary
2012: A Statistical Profile of Women and Girls in Hong Kong. Conducted in partnership with the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/statistical-profile-women-and-girls-hong-kong/summary
2012: Women and Girls in Hong Kong: Current Situations and Future Challenges. Conducted in partnership with the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Available: http://twfhk.org/research/women-and-girls-hong-kong-current-situations-and-future-challenges/summary
Note: These represent TWF and are not Connie’s personal publications