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Impact from a Distance: A Dialogue with Social Changemakers

Impact from a distance: dialogue with social changemakers, thursday 27 august 2020 at 3pm

On 27 August, Garage Academy will be moderating a virtual roundtable to explore how social innovation continues to drive impact through these challenging times. 


We are honoured to be a part of Garage Society's upcoming webinar, "Impact From a Distance." Our co-founder, Andrew Tsui, will be one of the social changemaker panellists for this fascinating discussion! 


There’s no bigger challenge than 2020 in Hong Kong right now. Despite this, social enterprises continue to innovate to tackle local and global issues that affect many of us in society. In Hong Kong, we are seeing different sectors support the city’s most important challenges through collaboration, partnerships, CSR and financial support.

Key Takeaways:

  • The latest social landscape in 2020

  • What private companies are looking for in driving social impact?

  • What are the new forms of collaboration?

  • What could we do as an individual to create impacts in the area we care about?

Join our webinar to learn how social enterprises drive positive change and how you can be part of the solution.

Event Details


Date: Thursday, 27 August 2020

Time: 15:00-16:00 (3pm-4pm)

Venue: Online Interactive Webinar

Fee: FREE!

Social Changemakers

Tricia Kwong

Tricia Kwong

Assistant Vice President, Group Strategic Marketing & Communications, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Tricia Kwong is the Assistant Vice President of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. She joined the bank as a credit card marketing specialist and was subsequently appointed as the Lead of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Florence Cheng

Head of Impact Strategy, Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk)

Florence Cheng is the Head of Impact Strategy of Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk). She leads SVhk's strategy consulting projects, working closely with corporate and non-profit partners to innovate purpose-driven positioning and explore new opportunities to embed that purpose across the organisation. She also supports business development, strategic review, impact reporting and other portfolio management activities for SVhk's social start-up initiatives.

Andrew Tsui 

CEO & Co-Founder, Rooftop Republic

Andrew is a social entrepreneur and passionate about innovation and urban solutions. He co-founded Rooftop Republic 5 years ago and together with his team, has transformed over 60 underutilised urban spaces (70,000 square feet) ranging from urban farms, integrated edible landscapes, indoor farming and AgTech developments. 

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