Mrs. Rebecca Choy Yung is a business entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur.
Rebecca was a pioneer of the convention and exhibition industry in Hong Kong, China, Asia and Europe since the early 1980s. She successfully founded, branded and
organized over a dozen world-renowned international trade fairs and conventions, covering a wide spread of industries. Before running her own business, Rebecca was editor of the first Official Annual Report of the PRC, the first inflight magazine of the CAAC and other books on China.
Since changing her career path over a decade ago, Rebecca has devoted her full effort to promoting social innovation and social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and Greater China, especially in orchestrating movements with social missions to bring about positive change.
- 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 ecosystem 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 Dream Impact Hong Kong and Co-Founder of B Lab (HK & Macau). She acts as Advisor and Executive Members of a number of NGOs and social enterprises, including Our Hong Kong Foundation, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Active Ageing Institute), etc. She is also 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.
Ednovators is a local charity founded by a group of education innovators. We inspire educators and cross-sector stakeholders to transform education and give hope to future generations of Hong Kong. We hope to see every child experience a learning journey that recognizes their unique gifts and needs, prepares them for a future that we don’t yet know, and empowers them to create their own meaningful lives.
Ednovators is a tax-exempt charity (No.: 91/14481) under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance of Hong Kong.