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Date: November 6, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 12:45pm – 2:00pm
Venue: MG-07, G/F, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong
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EOF 2015 - "Flying Colors of Hong Kong" Sharing Session

Dear Students and Colleagues,

“Flying Colors of Hong Kong” Sharing Session

You are cordially invited to an inspiring sharing session entitled “Flying Colors of Hong Kong” with two outstanding speakers!

The speakers include Professor Raees Baig, Assistant Professor of Department of Social Work at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Mr. Vivek Mahbubani, Hong Kong-bred stand-up comedian. Both Raees and Vivek are raised in Hong Kong and exceled in their field. As Vivek has said: “Being often the odd one out, so instead of getting frustrated about it, standing out has become something I try to use to my advantage.” They will share their experiences growing up and living in Hong Kong.

The details are as follows:

Language: English
Registration: click

About the speakers

Professor Raees Baig
Professor Raees Begum BAIG is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from The University of Hong Kong after obtaining a Bachelor degree of Social Work..

She is one of the co-opted members of the Community Participation and Publicity Committee of Equal Opportunity Commission and was appointed a member of the Women’s Commission since 2012. She was a committee member on the Promotion of Racial Harmony of the HKSAR Government from 2005 to 2011.
Apart from the public appointments, Professor Baig is also an Executive Committee member of the Amnesty International Hong Kong Section and HER Fund, and a Board member of Hong Kong Unison Ltd. Professor Baig also serves as the Project Leader of the Global Conference – Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging from 2013 to 2018.

Mr. Vivek Mahbubani
Vivek Mahbubani is a Hong Kong-bred bilingual stand-up comedian performing in both Cantonese and English. Having been crowned the Funniest Person (in Chinese) in Hong Kong in 2007 followed by his victory in the English category at the Hong Kong International Comedy Competition in 2008, Vivek has had the opportunity to take his sense of humor all over Asia including Hong Kong, China, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Manila, Bangkok, Sri Lanka and India. Having been ranked as the top comedian in Hong Kong, in 2014, the World Famous Laugh Factory in USA ranked Vivek as one of the top 10 comedians in their Annual Funniest Person in the World Competition. In 2015, he was handpicked as one of the comedians to represent Asia's best in Melbourne International Comedy Festival's inaugural "Comedy Zone Asia" shows. One of Vivek's passions is reading and his favorite book is Sun Tzu's Art of War. Oddly, his favorite color is hot pink.

All are welcome!

  • 日期: November 6, 2015 (Friday)
  • 時間: 12:45pm – 2:00pm
  • 地點: MG-07, G/F, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong