Rita joined The Women’s Foundation in September 2009. She is mainly responsible for programme design and development and community outreach.
Previously, Rita spent ten years at the Employee Retraining Board, where she managed placement services working closely with the Education Bureau, the Labour and Welfare Bureau, the Commission on Poverty, the Labour Department and the Social Welfare Department.
She is the Founder and Principal of a social enterprise called Above and Beyond Education – an education centre in Sham Shui Po that instructs on positive education to support students and their parents. She has also served as an External Advisor of the Higher Diploma of Public Policy and Administration Course and Yi Jin Diploma for the School of Continuing Education at the Hong Kong Baptist University.
Rita was also an organising member of the ‘2013-16 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme’ and the Advisory Group Member for the ‘Financial Education Programmes for Grassroots’ and the Working Group Member for the ‘Financial Literacy Framework for Hong Kong’ under the Investor Education Centre, a subsidiary of the Securities & Futures Commission. She has been awarded “Hong Kong Outstanding Women Volunteer” of Hong Kong YWCA.
Rita holds a Masters in Social Policy from the University of York, UK.