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Social enterprise
Stories “Cultural differences stand for fun!” Innovation 101 with social entrepreneurship pundit Dr Elsie Tsui
With copious experiences diagnosing enterprises at her past jobs, Elsie is well-versed with many brand stories, especially those in her beloved fashion industry. Intriguingly, what got her talking today turn out to be two other buzzwords with which she has become fascinated for over the past ten years – innovation and social impact.
Funded Projects One Month One Art Limited
Find the arts unfathomable? One Month One Art is here to offer a fresh perspective into art performances via a guided experience. Who knows – you could be the next regular!
Funded Projects Wellness Travellers Psychological Services Co. Ltd.
Mental health is for everyone. Wellness Travellers provide evidence-based and cost-effective psychological interventions, for everyone.
Funded Projects Science and Technology for Autism Remediation (STAR) Limited
A challenging issue calls for a novel solution! STAR serves children with ASDs and their parents through personalised programmes based on social robots, who are determined to help these kids better communicate.
Stories Stamping out prejudice with linguistic research: Prof Gladys Tang’s sign bilingual academy
"Oftentimes in life, simply making a choice is not as straightforward as it seems." Referring to the indecision plaguing the eponymous hero of her favourite play, Hamlet, she likens his struggles to the confusion met by many deaf individuals including their parents. To communicate or not to communicate with sign language, that is the question.
Stories “I found the essence of studying in psychology”: Prof Catherine So founds social enterprise for children with autism
Born and bred in Hong Kong, Catherine - incumbent Associate Professor of the Department of Educational Psychology at CUHK - first stumbled upon the subject of psychology in secondary school, and she was outright enchanted.
Stories From “War on Rape” to “Farm to Table”: Prof Fanny Cheung’s 40 years of driving social change
Prof Fanny Cheung barely took her seat when she started “protesting”; apparently too many interviewers were fixated merely on her early community work in women’s development. A trace of a smile on her lips, the petite professor slowly unravelled to us tales of her “extra-curricular activities”.
Stories Eliminating stigma with a human touch: A story of Prof Winnie Mak’s StoryTaler
In 2015, Prof Winnie Mak (Department of Psychology) set up StoryTaler with her then-student Amanda Li, who is now a clinical psychologist. The platform advocates anti-discrimination and mental health awareness through storytelling, which has captured immense attention on social media with its refreshing illustrations and down-to-earth messages.
Funded Projects Institute for User Participation (IUP)
Service designers often struggle with engaging their end-users. IUP is here to ensure these stakeholders get their voices heard.
Funded Projects StoryTaler Hong Kong Co Limited
We are given two ears but only one mouth for a reason. Listening is a forgotten art that underpins healthy communication and relationships. StoryTaler wants to tell a story about mental health, anyone cares to listen?