HKSTP Partners with JYCGIF: New Memorandum of Understanding Aims to Draw Female Secondary Students to I&T


Partnership Focused on Developing Female Talent Pipeline for Hong Kong’s I&T Ecosystems

  • Summer “Ideathon” between HKSTP and JYCGIF targets female secondary school students.
  • Participants will compete in groups to propose innovative I&T end-to-end solutions, under the guidance of leading female entrepreneurs.
  • A MoU was also signed between the two organisations that aims to organise other such I&T related activities in the future to help draw female secondary school students to the I&T field.

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 18 May 2023 – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”) and Jennifer Yu Cheng Girls Impact Foundation (“JYCGIF”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) that aims to draw female secondary school students to the field of Innovation and Technology (“I&T”), promote gender diversity in the industry and empower women as influential figures promoting Hong Kong as an international I&T hub.

About Jennifer Yu Cheng Girls Impact Foundation

Jennifer Yu Cheng Girls Impact Foundation (“JYCGIF”) is non-profit charitable organisation focused on educating, inspiring, and empowering teenage girls to become “future ready leaders” – proactive, digitally savvy decision makers who leave a major local and global footprint. JYCGIF is on a unique mission to uplift the status of women in society and in the workplace by building the strongest pipeline of teenage girls who are both inspired and equipped with the future ready resources, skills and mindset to become tomorrow’s leaders. For over a year now, JYCGIF has been providing teen girls with a variety of STEM learning and leadership development opportunities that rest on three pillars: “Future-Ready Leadership Development”, “STEM Exposure and Skills” and “Education Access.” JYCGIF’s signature programmes include “10,000 Girls4Girls Coding+” and the first “FutureGen Girls Leadership Summit”. Its most recent “CareerXplorer Programme,” part of the flagship G4G Coding+ initiative, helps students map out their educational and extracurricular goals in pursuit of careers in a future world of work.

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