News & EventsFirst ''FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit'' Empowers over 600 Teen Girls with The Power to Lead in A Future World

Hong Kong’s largest post-pandemic girls conference, the Jennifer Yu Cheng Girls Impact Foundation Summit brought teen girls together for a transformative day — just the first stop of many on their “Future Ready Journeys” 

Jennifer Yu Cheng Girls Impact Foundation (“JYCGIF”), community affiliate of CTF Education Group (“CTFEG”), held Hong Kong’s first FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit 2022 on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on the first anniversary of JYCGIF, a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering teen girls through education to become future ready leaders. Guest of Honour, Miss Alice Mak, SBS, JP, Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR”) and Mrs. Jennifer Yu Cheng, Group President and Deputy Vice Chairwoman of CTFEG and Founder of JYCGIF, officiated at the Opening Ceremony of the Summit.

The Summit theme this year, “A Journey to Your Near Future,” drew over 600 teen girls aged 14 to 18 from across 55 schools in Hong Kong to panel discussions and keynote addresses by 25 industry leaders and trailblazers from diverse fields, digital skill-building workshop led by experts, and a New Technology Interactive Zone featuring major innovations shaping the future world and workplace. 

Guest of Honour, Miss Alice Mak, SBS, JP, Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs of HKSAR (left) and Mrs. Jennifer Yu Cheng, Group President and Deputy Vice Chairwoman of CTF Education Group, Founder of JYCGIF (right), officiated at the Opening Ceremony of FutureGen Girls Leadership Summit 2022­ on October 8, 2022.

Jennifer Yu Cheng, Group President and Deputy Vice Chairwoman of CTF Education Group, Founder of JYCGIF gave her opening remarks at the Opening Ceremony of FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit 2022 on October 8, 2022.

Ms Ellana Lee, Senior Vice President & Managing Editor, Asia Pacific, CNN International and Global Head of Features Content, CNN International & CNN Digital ( 1st from left) and teen students spoke with Sophia, the AI Humanoid Robot.

Miss Alice Mak, SBS, JP (2nd from right), with Mrs. Jennifer Yu Cheng (1st from right) guided by students on a visit to the New Interactive Technology Zone. 

Guest of Honour, Miss Alice Mak, SBS, JP, Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs of HKSAR (1st photo, front row center) and Mrs.Jennifer Yu Cheng, Group President and Deputy Vice Chairwoman of CTF Education Group, Founder of JYCGIF (front row, 6th from left), Ms. Irene Lee, Chairman of Hysan Development Company Limited (1st photo, front row, 6th from right), Professor Nancy Y. Ip, President and The Morningside Professor of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (1st photo, front row, 5th from left), as well as industry leaders, representatives from supporting organisations, our sponsor and media partner supported the largest girls’ summit in Hong Kong’s post-COVID-19 era , The FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit. 

 

JYCGIF organized the first “FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit”, brought together over 600 teen girls and 25 industry leaders from diverse sectors to support the event.

Media Coverages:

CNN News: Girls Leadership Summit in Hong Kong focuses on STEM

Tatler Asia : The First FutureGen Girls Leadership Summit 2022 Inspires Teenage Girls to Be Future Leaders

The Standard : FutureGEN Girls Leadership Summit Empowering teen girls to lead in the future world and workplace

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