PRIDE: ‘What’s Next for LGBTQ+ Equality in Hong Kong‘ Symposium

In a subtle fashion, Hong Kong is advancing into a crucial period for LGBTQ+ rights. Are you fully informed about the transformative shifts taking place? Maybe you're still searching for the right way to deal with it? Now's the time to understand the far-reaching consequences of the shift. Not only does it signify evolving LGBTQ+ inclusivity policies within Hong Kong, but it also signals a trend that enterprises — from local businesses to multinational corporations — cannot afford to overlook. 

Presentation: Life Planning for Your Beloved and Rainbow Future 

Speaker: Sarina Cheung

Sarina is a consultant of RKS specializing in wills and probate, trust, mental health law and related applications and estate administration and litigation. Prior to entering the legal industry, Sarina headed the Department of Probate Services in a well-established and reputable trust and banking corporation in Hong Kong and had accumulated over 10 years of experience there as a trust and estate practitioner. She led her team to involve in major trust and probate administrations and was well trusted by her peers and her clients as being professional, passionate, and strategic. In 2018, she made a big career move to be qualified as a lawyer. She was trained in an international law firm specializing in private clients, and stayed there for a year before moving to RKS. 

Presentation: Addressing LGBTQ+ Community Challenges with DEI Practices in Asia 

Speaker: Dr. Ting-Fai Yu

Dr Ting-Fai Yu (he/him) is a scholar of queer and transnational Asia. His research uses ethnographic and qualitative methods to examine LGBTIQ+ lives and cultures across Chinese-speaking communities in East and Southeast Asia. In his other career, Dr Yu is a DEI and intercultural professional. He previously worked at Logitech as the first DEI specialist overseeing the Asia Pacific region. Now, he manages Inclusive Routes Consulting, a Vancouver-based business that uses research-informed, evidence-based approaches to support organizations at different stages of their DEI journeys.