Mrs. Rebecca YUNG
Mrs. Rebecca Choy Yung is a business entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur.
Rebecca was a pioneer in the convention and exhibition industry in Hong Kong and China since the early 1980s. She successfully founded, branded and organized over twelve world- renowned international trade fairs and conventions, covering a spread of industries. Before running her own exhibition business, Rebecca was the editor of a publisher in Hong Kong, editing 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.
Since changing her career path over a decade ago, Rebecca has devoted her full effort to promoting social innovation in Hong Kong and Greater China, especially in orchestrating movements with social missions to bring real change. She is advocating and leading major movements, including:
Golden Age Movement - Using social and business innovations to address the challenges posed by the ageing population, fostering the development of smart ageing cities and empowering Golden Agers (people 45+) as a new force of social change.
Business Innovation Movement - Promoting shared value and B Corp and changing mainstream business into a driving force of social good.
Education Innovation Movement - Engaging and synergizing stakeholders in education to come up with innovative ideas for education and social entrepreneurship; regenerating the learning eco-system and promoting a positive learning culture
Rebecca is Founder & Chair of Golden Age Foundation; Founder & Vice-Chair of Education for Good; Co-Founder & Convener of Ednovators, Chair of Social Enterprise Summit, Co-Founder of Social Investors Club, Co-Founder of Dream Impact Hong Kong and Co-Founder of B Lab (HK & Macau). She is also the advisor to a number of social enterprises and committee member of NGOs, a writer and a radio programme host. Rebecca received her B.SoSc. from Bristol University, UK and EMBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.