We are very grateful to have a terrific Steering Committee to guide the development and implementation of the Programme, including:


Ada Au

Industry Head, Large Customer Sales, Google 

Ada is Industry Head for Large Customer Sales at Google Hong Kong, advising Beauty, Luxury, and CPG brands on Google's products to connect with their audiences. She joined Google in 2016 and was Head of Global Customer Care for Greater China for three years. Prior to Google, Ada's career has spanned luxury retail and investment banking.

Ada is passionate about coaching women and was a mentor in TWF's Mentoring Programme for Women Leaders as well as a Co-Lead of Google's Women@ HK Chapter.

Ada holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University.


Karina Chan

Managing Director, Clearing System Development & Support, IT, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

Karina Chan works in the Information Technology Division of HKEX, and is Head of Post Trade System Development and Support overseeing design, implementation, and operations of related market systems, as well as delivering continuous post-trade services and robustness for financial infrastructure. Karina has worked closely with business and delivered various new initiatives over the last 10 years including Stock Connect programs. Fostering continuous development of people is also one of her key priorities in contributing to the company’s success.


Dr Ray Cheung

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong 

Ray received his Ph.D. degree in computing from Imperial College London. Previously, he was a visiting fellow on trusted VLSI designs at the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong, and his research interests include cryptographic hardware designs, rapid prototyping trusted computing platforms, high-performance biomedical VLSI designs, deep learning hardware and mobile application developments. Passionate about promoting citywide computing education, he is currently the Director of CityU Apps Lab (CAL) supporting Campuswide Mobile Application development and serves at the Hour of Code HK (HoCHK). He is also the recipient of the 2012 CityU Teaching Excellence Award.


Alice Chow 

Arup Fellow and Director, Arup 

Leading Arup's Advisory Services in East Asia, Alice is a highly respected management consultant known for her innovative approach to problem-solving and motivating multidisciplinary teams to deliver better solutions. She has led a spectrum of award-winning projects across Asia — including mega airports, ground-breaking data centres, tech-savvy science and industry facilities, inspiring learning spaces and smart hospitals. 

Alice is a strong advocate of women's empowerment — speaking widely on this topic, mentoring other women and supporting flexible, inclusive workplaces. She pays an active role in the HKIE's Taskforce of Women in Engineering and leads the UN SDGs initiative to prmote gender diversity and drive sustainable development. 
Alice has also completed numerous missions to underdeveloped countries where her progessional insights have directly helped those less fortunate.


Horace Chu

Company Director & Chief Information Officer, Gammon Construction Limited

Horace is Company Director & Chief Information Officer at Gammon Construction Limited, responsible for the group’s strategy on Technical Infrastructure, IT, and Cybersecurity.  He leads a regional team enhancing the company’s business productivity and profitability through digitalization and use of advanced technologies. Horace joined Gammon in 2007 and was Head of Information Management Services for 10 years.  Before that, he was a Senior Manager at JOS Synergy.
Horace is also a member of the CIO Board and a Council member of the Hong Kong Computer Society.
Horace has a Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, from the University of Warwick and an MBA from University of Hong Kong.


Annie Gallivan 

Executive Director, Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC

Annie works in the Engineering Division of Goldman Sachs Asia, and is the regional head of Private Wealth Management Technology, Asia Pacific.  She joined the firm in July 2007 in London.  Prior to that, she worked at a number of multinational organizations including PwC Consulting, IBM and BNP Paribas in Sydney.  Annie is an advocate for women in Engineering.  She is passionate about raising awareness on the career opportunities that STEM can offer.  She initiated the Girls in Technology program at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, having co-run a similar program in London.  


Jewel Ho 

ESG Data Specialist, Bloomberg L.P.

Jewel is the lead for ESG data in the Greater China Region at Bloomberg. She is also a core committee member of Bloomberg Women in Tech at Bloomberg Hong Kong where she led multiple internal and external projects. Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2017, she was a management associate at MUFG bank. She also holds a BASc in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto.

Jewel is passionate about accelerating social impact through data and technology. She serves as a member of the Youth Service Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. She is the Director of She Loves Tech Competition 2021 (HK & Macau division), and she is a past president of Hong Kong Toastmasters Club.


Jessica Lai  

Business Operations Manager of Cisco Greater China CEO Office 

Jessica has been at Cisco for more than ten years and is currently Business Operations Manager in the Greater China CEO Office. She has worked in different business functions there, including talent acquisition, human resources, strategy and planning as well as project management. Most recently, her work has involved coordinating global and regional internal meetings and events as well as local employee engagement activities. She understands Cisco’s strategies around people and culture and has extensive experience in event organization. Jessica is also involved in developing the ONE Corporate Social Responsibility platform and strategy and the Women of Cisco network.  


Calvin Leung

Assistant Vice President of IT Group, Capital Group

Calvin is responsible for all IT operations in Hong Kong and China for Capital Group. He looks after both the front-end support and backend cross-region infrastructure teams for Capital’s equity trading and research. He drives the continuous development of the internal IT teams and develops strategies to enable new technical capabilities to the business. He is also a current member of the office coordinating committee for the Hong Kong office, helping to identify or introduce opportunities to improve the overall well-being of office associates.


Candy Liu

Founder and CEO, Shine Technology

Candy Liu is Founder and CEO at Shine Technology, an EdTech startup. She has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry including senior positions in multi-national technology enterprises such as HP, EMC and SevOne. Candy is involved in many NGOs and currently serves as the Communication Chair of the Rotary Club of London, Sponsorship Chairman of UNESCO Hong Kong Association, Chairman of Smart Living at the Hong Kong Innovative Technology Development Association and Chairperson of the IT Advisory Team at the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. Candy is the recipient of the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association's Technology Innovation Award 2020.


Lynn Ma

Management Consultant, Accenture 

Lynn is a Management Consultant at Accenture Strategy & Consulting, Greater China where she advises on digital enterprise & customer experience transformation. She presents new opportunities that arise at the intersection of business and technology to clients across insurance, retail, hospitality and travel industries.

Lynn is an advocate for Coporate Citizenship at Accenture Hong Kong, where she is responsible for driving social innovation and co-creating societal impact through partnerships with NGOs as well as the wider community. 

Lynn holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Politics & Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong.


Mr Charles Mok, JP

Former Legislative Councillor 

Charles was the Legislative Councillor representing the Information Technology Functional Constituency. He has been serving the ICT Industry for more than 20 years. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Professional Commons, Honorary President of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation and Foundting Chairman of the Internet Society Hong Kong. Charles is active in public services with a view to upholding the core values of Hong Kong of which include democracy, liberty, human rights, rule of law and integrity, and is serving on various advisory bodies in the Hong Kong government, Hospital Authority, WKCDA, and higher educational institutions etc. Charles graduated from Purdue University in the United States with his Bachelor and Master degrees of Science in Computer an Electrical Engineering.


Teresa Ng

Head of Marketing, Consumer Group of HKT and HKT Education Limited 

Teresa is a seasoned marketing professional with more than 20 years' experience across diverse FMCG products. She joined HKT in 2011, leading marketing strategies across Broadband, Fixed Line, HKT education, eSmartHealth and DrGo. In 2012, she was appointed Head of Marketing to overseeing HKT Education Limited, which is now the market leader for STEM and eLearning development in Hong Kong and Macau.

Prior to joining HKT, Teresa was Head of Marketing at Unilever for Hong Kong and Taiwan. She also held senior positions in Mead Johnson Nutritionals HK Limited and Amoy Foods Limited. Teresa is the Chair of e-Learning Consortium and is keen to promote e-learning to a wide audience.

Teresa graduated from the Baptist University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. 


Cora Tang

Managing Director, Head of Private Equity Fund Administration Asia Pacific, State Street 

Cora Tang is Head of Private Equity Fund Administration for Asia Pacific at State Street. Cora joined State Street in 2012 having previously worked at various financial institutions and technology companies including Citi and FIS. Cora is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with a double BSc in Engineering and Commerce from the University of Melbourne, a MA in Information Management and Systems from Monash University and MBA from Australia Graduate School of Management. Cora sits on the Community Support Program (CSP) committee at State Street Hong Kong and is also a member of the Finance & Administration Committee of the Hong Kong Society for the Blind.


Mark Tung

General Manager and Head of Corporate Communications, Hysan Development

Mark Tung is Hysan Development's General Manager and Head of Corporate Communications. He joined Hysan in 2007, and is responsible for the Group's communications with the media and other stakeholders. Previously, Mark held a number of managerial positions at the Hong Kong Jockey Club, worked as a broadcasting journalist in Hong Kong, and also practiced law in the United States. He sits on marketing and membership-related committees in the Hong Kong Green Building Council and Oxfam Hong Kong. Mark received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Cornell University, and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in the United States.


Lena Wong

Coordinator, Pre-career Initiatives, Hong Kong

Lena is the Pre-career Initiatives Lead for 100WF in Hong Kong and also the Founder and Executive Director of Hong Kong Momtrepreneurs, an NGO supporting mothers on their entrepreneurial journeys.  Starting her career as a financial analyst, Lena worked in a number of asset management firms specialising in HNWI and institutional clients.

In her role at 100WF, she introduces pre-career young women in Hong Kong to opportunities in the finance industry.  She is passionate about innovation and sustainability.  Lena is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a BBA in Finance and Marketing from Simon Fraser University, Canada.


Joanna Yau

APAC Corporate Communications, BlackRock

Joanna is a Vice President in BlackRock’s APAC Corporate Communications team. She is active in supporting the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives and is a former co-chair of the Hong Kong Women’s Initiative & Allies Network at BlackRock.

Joanna joined BlackRock in 2017 from HSBC Private Banking where she looked after the bank's employees and external communications for the private banking business in Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Joanna worked for a financial public relations consultancy and advised financial services firms and corporations on communications initiatives such as media relations, thought leadership as well as issues and reputational management.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media and Communications from the University of Melbourne.

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