On May 12th Year 10 students attended a Career Workshop organised by ISPTA and Island School. The 8 sessions that took place during Thrive were:
- Entrepreneurship & Pathways
Speakers: Mr. Christian Yan – Co-Founder & COO, Nanoleaf
Mr. Gary Chang – Managing Director, EDGE Design Institute Limited
Mr. Tim Parker – Head, Product Design & Engineering, Island School & Founder & CEO, Circular CityModerator: Ms. Soundari Mukherjea – CEO & Business Storytelling Coach & Former IS Parent
- Medical and Healthcare
Speaker: Dr. Simon Lam – Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong & ESF AlumniModerator: Ms. Mary Lacey Vittachi – IS Teacher
Speakers: Mr. Joe Hodson – Associate, Construction & Engineering Addleshaw Goddard LLP & IS Alumni
Mr. Michael Leow – Partner, HaldanesModerator: Ms. Soundari Mukherjea – CEO & Business Storytelling Coach & Former IS Parent
- Finance and Accounting
Speaker: Mr. Jonathan Hui – Hedge Fund Manager, Balyasny Asset Management L.P. & IS AlumniModerator: Mr. Eric Chen – Managing Director–Head of M&A, Admiralty Harbour Capital Limited & ISPTA Treasurer
Speaker: Mr. Gary Chang – Managing Director, EDGE Design Institute LimitedModerator: Ms. Jennifer Seeto – Project Director, Horizons Digital Group & ISPTA Committee Member
- Marketing, Communications and Content
Speakers: Ms. Gloria Chung – Influencer, @foodandtravelhk
Ms. Corliss Ruggles – Head of Communications, Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA)Moderator: Ms. Lamey Chang – Communications Consultant, Peninsula Merchandising Ltd & ISPTA Committee Member
Speakers: Mr. Christian Yan – Co-Founder & COO, NanoleafModerator: Mr. Tim Parker – Head, Product Design & Engineering, Island School & Founder & CEO, Circular City
- Food & Beverage and Hospitality & Tourism
Speaker: Mr. Wilson Lee – General Manager, Hyatt Regency ShatinModerator: Mr. Chris Lord – Head, Food Tech, Island School
ISPTA wants to extend a big thank you to all speakers and moderators who took the time to volunteer and share their experience with our children, and to the organisers and teachers who assisted in coordinating the event.
To read students’ comments of workshop please click here.
Please click here to videos of the sessions.