Connie Cheung

Programme and Networks Manager

The Women’s Foundation

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Presentation Title:  Building the Pipeline of Female Talent in STEM: Learnings from Hong Kong

Bio

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.

CV

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Publications

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