Social Entrepreneurship Week - SEW for Good
The very first “Social Entrepreneurship Week - SEW for Good” will be held on 7 – 8 September 2023. This event aims to inspire and empower EdUHK community through providing a platform to engage with practitioners who have made a significant impact in their respective fields, fostering a dialogue on generating societal change through entrepreneurship.
During the two-day event, participants will have the opportunity to engage with 18 charity organizations and social enterprises that are actively working towards social innovation and change. Each organization will set up a stall to showcase their visions, missions, and ongoing projects. By visiting the stalls, participants will not only gain insights into their impactful initiatives but also have the chance to explore potential internships or volunteer opportunities, and support their programmes through merchandise purchases.
7 – 8 September 2023 (Thu & Fri)
12:00 – 16:00
Central Plaza, EdUHK Tai Po Campus
- Reod, Tin King Sheltered Workshop, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
- SPORTS FOR LIFE All Black Football Club
- Club Artspiration Academy: Jockey Club Collaborative Project for Inclusive Employment – “eXperiencing Delightful” Slashie Project
- Time Auction
- Under Production
- Watoto Asia
- YM Balloon, Chinese YMCA
Every individual is gifted and possesses different kinds of talents in various ways. “Beyond Talents” is an art exhibition showcasing the exceptional works and talents of the service targets of participating organisations. Let’s celebrate and embrace the diversity of the community.
The Opening Ceremony will take place on 7 September 2023. The Ceremony, officiated by Prof John Lee Chi Kin, President of EdUHK, will feature performances and sharing of the participating organizations. Details are as follows.
7 September 2023 (Thu)
13:00 – 14:00
Bilingual (Cantonese and English)
Welcome Remarks by Prof John Lee Chi Kin, President
Dance Performance by EdUHK YASEN
Cultural Performance by SPORTS FOR LIFE All Black Football Club
Sharing session: From bearing social responsibility to sharing responsibility
“Social Entrepreneurship Week - SEW for Good” will provide a valuable platform for participants to broaden their knowledge, network with industry practitioners, and explore the possibilities of creating social impact through entrepreneurship.
To make the visit even more exciting, a redemption programme has been arranged. After visiting the stall(s) and collecting stamp(s) on the redemption card, participants will be eligible to redeem a special prize. Together, let's make a difference!