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Race for Opportunity - DIVERSITY LIST 2016

Hong Kong, 21 March 2016, The International Day on the Elimination of Race Discrimination in Hong Kong

 

The Zubin Foundation today launched Race for Opportunity: Diversity List 2016, Hong Kong’s first list of ethnic minorities that are qualified and committed to serve on Hong Kong’s government committees. The list profiles 16 individuals across various professions who nominated themselves and who have been through a screening process with Spencer Stuart, a leading recruitment firm and partner on the project.

 

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Press release
English | Chinese

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Speech by Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSARG at the event

 

Speech | Video

 

Group Photo

Launch of Race for Opportunity: Diversity List

Shalini Speech by Shalini Mahtani, Co-Founder and Chair of The Zubin Foundation
panel Panel Discussion on “The Importance of Diversity on Government Bodies, voluntary committees and corporate boards in Hong Kong
Alice Au, Board Director, Spencer Stuart
Michael Chan, Chief Operations officer, Equal Opportunities Commission
Girish Jhunjhnuwala, Founder and CEO, Ovolo Group
Dr. Naubahar Sharif, Associate Professor, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Anita Gidumal, Finance Adviser, Luxe City Guides
Dr. Theresa Cunanan, Senior Lecturer, Hong Kong Baptist University

 

 

Congratulations to five of our 2016 Finalists who was invited to join the government advisory committees:

Shalini S 2 01   Sabita Prakash 01   AnitaGidumal 02 03   Anita West Kowloon   TheresaCunanan 02 03   VijayHarilela 02 03

 

Press Coverage

1 A case for inclusion: Carrie Lam pledges to tout list of 16 ethnic minority Hongkongers for government advisory positions,
SCMP, 21 March 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1928626/case-inclusion-carrie-lam-pledges-tout-list-16-ethnic
2 Think tank pushes govt with 'Diversity List',
RTHK, 21 March 2016
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/component/k2/1249900-20160321.htm
3 團體促政府多吸納少數族裔意見
now新聞台, 21 March
http://news.now.com/home/local/player?newsId=172888
4 Diversity list: Foundation to publish list of ethnic minority representatives willing to serve on government committees,
SCMP, 21 March 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1927684/diversity-list-foundation-publish-list-ethnic
少數族裔組織推薦精英進政府諮詢,
i-cable, 21 March 2016
 http://goo.gl/9jbkBJ
少數族裔冀加入政府諮詢組織
林鄭指交各部門考慮 (港聞)

星島日報, 21 March 2016
http://std.stheadline.com/breakingnews/20160321a144007.asp
林鄭月娥指相信會有更多少數族裔人士加入政府
商業電台, 21 March 2016
http://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=861477&csid=261_341
智庫組織向政府推薦少數族裔加入諮詢會
商業電台, 21 March 2016
http://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=861502&csid=261_341
小彬紀念基金會首推少數族裔人士加入諮委會
蘋果日報, 21 March 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20160321/54891796
10 少數族裔冀入政府諮詢組織
林鄭:交各部門考慮
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Orange news, 21 March 2016
http://www.orangenews.hk/news/system/2016/03/21/010029972.shtml
11 團體推薦少數族裔加入政府諮委會
香港商報, 22 March 2016
http://www.hkcd.com.hk/content/2016-03/22/content_3543248.htm
12 基金會公布多元名單
冀政府考慮增加少數族裔比例
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HK01, 21 March 2016
http://goo.gl/eQufBF
13 16少族才俊薦諮詢架構
香港文匯報, 22 March 2016
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2016/03/22/HK1603220033.htm
14 Minorities speak of language barriers,
The Standard, 22 March 2016
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=167553
15 少數族裔冀加入政府諮詢組織
林鄭指交各部門考慮
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Headline, 21 March 2016
http://hd.stheadline.com/news/realtime/hk/1056488/
16 Embrace cultural diversity: CS,
news.gov.hk, 21 March
http://www.news.gov.hk/en/record/html/2016/03/20160321_190147.shtml
17 Hong Kong Today,
RTHK 3, 22 March 2016
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/news-programmes/this-episode.htm?cmsid=77
18 Govt pushed on ethnic minority inclusion in advisory bodies,
ejinsight, 22 March 2016
http://www.ejinsight.com/20160322-think-tank-seeks-more-ethnic-minorities-in-govt-advisory-bodies/
19 Minorities to Government: We’re qualified and we want it,
Harbour Times, 22 March 2016
http://harbourtimes.com/2016/03/22/minorities-to-government-were-qualified-and-we-want-in/
20 Backchat: Ethnic Minorities in Public Life,
RTHK Radio 3, 23 March 2016
http://programme.rthk.hk/channel/radio/programme.php?name=radio3/backchat&d=2016-03-23&p=514&e=&m=episode
21 Race for opportunity: Diversity List - Tanner De Witt supports local cause, Tanner De Witt, 21 March 2016 http://www.tannerdewitt.com/race-for-opportunity-tanner-de-witt-supports-local-cause/

 

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