Connect the Dots: Service X Career - Alumni Sharing

Did you ever feel lost in life and uncertain about future career? After participating in volunteer works or service learning programs, some of you may not be sure what you can do upon graduation to continue to serve the community. Considering these thoughts, HKUST Connect Service Leaders Network Standing Committee are delighted to invite you to join their event - Connect the Dots: Service X Career - Alumni Sharing!

Come to find out from 3 HKUST Connect alumni, Marcus Li, Luke Tam and Brian Wong, on why and how they start their remarkable journeys in CSR, NGO, social enterprise and start-up! They will share the stories of what inspired them during university studies so they picked this career path, and how they continue their community engagement after graduation in different roles. 

About the alumni:


Marcus Li
District Assistant, Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong
BBA (Professional Accounting & Economics)

Marcus has been organizing different projects to contribute to the community and to tackle social issues during his studies. After graduation, he took a road less traveled by business graduates to spend a year in New Zealand through Working Holiday Scheme. He has worked in a local elderly home briefly, and gained insights of social issues aboard.

Upon his return to Hong Kong, Marcus continued to devote his time to help others. Currently, he works in a local NGO for an innovation initiative to promote sports and volunteering in everyday life.


Luke Tam
Marketing Officer, Education for Good
Co-Founder & Chief Explorer, Kaifong Tour
BBA (Marketing & Information System)

Aspiring to contribute his knowledge to drive economic and social changes, Luke started his career in Golden Age Foundation, a NGO start-up focusing on driving cross-sectoral collaboration on aging issues. Also, he and his team members founded a social enterprise Kaifong Tour, providing job opportunities for underprivileged to become tour guides in their communities.

Recently, with rich experience in social innovation sector, he furthered his journey as a trainer and coach in Education for Good, an innovation training & consultancy company to support NGOs and social enterprises to pursue their social values.


Brian Wong
Administrator of Corporate Responsibility Team, PwC
BSc (Mathematics)

Brian actively participated in different local services in university and has always been interested in working in social sector since then. He began his career in Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, the largest youth service organization in Hong Kong and he was responsible for organizing technology-related activities for the public.

In order to further explore what he can do in the sector, he decided to move on to a new job and is now working in the Corporate Responsibility (CR) team in PwC, one of the Big Four Accounting Firm in the world, to implement the company's CR strategy.

About SLNetwork
HKUST Connect Service Leaders Network (SLNetwork) is a student driven platform for student service leaders to continue their community engagement with the support from HKUST Connect. Participants who have completed the Connect Ambassador for Community Engagement, Mrs Choi Ma Oi Kuen Public Service Leadership Program, organizing committee members of service learning trips/projects are eligible to join the Network, and to initiate or participate in the events or activities organized by the Network.

Date: 31 October 2017 (Tue)
Time: 7 - 8:30pm
Venue: Room 1017A (Lift 3)
Registration: Please complete the online registration form
Deadline: 30 October 2017 (Mon)
Remarks: All students are welcome.
Light refreshment will be served.