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Lai Shan Chung

Director, Special Projects – Community Programmes

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Shan joined The Women’s Foundation as Director, Special Projects – Community Programmes in late October 2023. She is an unwavering advocate for women’s rights and gender justice.

Shan worked on poverty eradication and development programme, particularly focusing on women empowerment, eliminating gender-based violence, gender justice and civil society building in Mainland China with Oxfam Hong Kong for 18 years. She established the gender programme team and was the gender justice focal point for the global gender platform. She facilitated the registration of OHK’s Guangdong Office in 2017 and became the first chief representative. After social movements and Covid-19, Shan decided to redirect her focus back to Hong Kong.

She has extensive experience in strategic planning, programming, policy advocacy and campaigning, grant-making and management. She is also a skilled facilitator and participatory trainer in areas such as gender and development, civil society organisation development, project cycle management, gender impact assessment, as well as safeguarding policies and mechanisms.

Shan enjoys working with various communities and stakeholders from diversified backgrounds. She has experience in promoting commons and social economy in Hong Kong. She is keen on gender education for various groups in different creative methods.

She was a journalist and an editor, working in both conventional and social media.

Shan holds a BA (Hons) in Public and Social Administration and a MSc in International Development.