Mrs. Rebecca Yung
Rebecca was Editor of the first“Official Annual Report of the People’s Republic of China”, the first inflight magazine of the CAAC “New Horizon”, and books on China. In the early 1980s, she became a pioneer of the exhibition industry in Hong Kong and China when she founded over a dozen world-renowned trade fairs and conventions in Asia and Europe.
After retiring from her own business, Rebecca has been actively involved in promoting social innovation. She is advocating and leading the following three major movements :
- Golden Age Movement
Empowering the golden age population (i.e. people aged 45 and above, retirees and seniors) to lead a healthy, socially productive and active life; developing the “Golden Age Economy” in which businesses and industries are encouraged to provide quality products and services to meet the vast needs of the growing Golden Age population; and building Hong Kong into a “Smart Aging City”.
- Education Innovation Movement
Engaging and synergizing stakeholders in education to come up with innovative ideas for education; regenerating the learning eco-system and promoting a positive learning culture
- Business Innovation Movement
Promoting shared value and B Corp, and changing the mainstream business into a driving force of social good.
Rebecca is currently Founder & Chair of Golden Age Foundation, Founder & Vice-chair of Education for Good, Founder of Ednovators, Social Impact Fellows and Social Investors Club, Advisor of a number of social enterprises & NGOs, Columnist and Host of radio programme.