Rita served The Women’s Foundation for 10 years, with the majority of her time as Deputy CEO. She is mainly responsible for programme design and development, advocacy campaigns, 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 CEO of a social enterprise, Above and Beyond Education, that instructs on positive education to support students, their parents and schools. She is also a Programme Committee Member for the Children’s Medical Foundation.
Rita was an organising member of the ‘2013-18 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme’, and the Convenor of the Advisory Group for the Investor and Financial Education Council, a subsidiary of the Securities & Futures Commission. She is a blogger for HK01 and Ohmykids and 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.