Hong Kong host
Ada Yip on WATER
March 22, 8:00am - 10:00am HKT. Hosted at Mustard Seed
part of a series on Water
About the speaker
Ada Yip is the Chief Empowerment Office at Urban Spring, a purpose-driven start-up with a mission to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic in Hong Kong by building a water refill network. Ada is also a director at WYNG43 Social Investment, which invests financial and human capital in innovative social start-ups. Previously, she was the Program Director of the i2i (incubation to investment) programme at SOW Asia, a Hong Kong-based impact investor and accelerator. Before joining the impact investing industry, Ada worked at a number of financial institutions in Toronto, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
Ada is on the board of the Hong Kong Institute of Social Impact Analysts, Teach4HK and Education For Good. She is a member of the Advisory Committee at the Enhancing Self-Reliance Through District Partnership Programme under the Home Affairs Department of the Hong Kong Government. Ada earned a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.
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Mustard Seed is a co-working space and community dedicated to nurturing entrepreneurs and creators. Our mission is to provide startups in the arts and entertainment industry with the right resources, different opportunities and a supportive community, giving them the right exposure to grow. This community is presented by Emperor Group, a conglomerate with over 70 years of history and many successful businesses across Hong Kong. With the right resources and connections, even the smallest ideas can turn into the greatest success stories. Make ideas happen with The Next Big Think.
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Cmd Tab Studio was founded in 2018 by two Hong Kong post-90 born kidults. We specialise in making creative images, multimedia designs and digital productions. Cmd Tab comes from a keyboard shortcut which is used to switch between apps. It is one of the most used designers’ shortcuts. Well, for us at least. For inquiries, say email@example.com