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The Women's Foundation, Hong Kong

The Women's Foundation in Hong Kong

The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong, headed by CEO Su-Mei Thompson, funds the TWF Hong Kong Scholarship Scheme for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies. 

TWF is a non-profit organisation established in 2004 and dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong through innovative research, impactful community programmes, and education, media engagement and advocacy. The TWF's three key focus areas are challenging gender stereotypes, increasing the number of women in decision-making and leadership positions, and empowering women in poverty to achieve a better quality of life for themselves and their families. Read more about the TWF's ground-breaking projects.

 

Recipients of the TWF Hong Kong Scholarship

Current TWF Scholar 2016-17: Miu Yin Wong

Miu Yin Wong

 

Miu Yin Wong  is the current recipient of The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship. Ms Wong is conducting research entitled LGBT Right Advocacy in Hong Kong’s Democratic Movement.

 

 

 

 

Ms Tsz Lam Ngai (TWF Scholar, 2015-16)

Ms Tsz Lam Ngai

"The MPhil programme provided me with a lot of chances to discuss gender research with academics from diverse academic backgrounds. It also offered a stimulating environment, which cultivated the debates about different methodological and theoretical approaches that suited our specialised research interests in gender. Reading the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies at Cambridge is truly a fruitful and enjoyable experience”. 

                                            Ms Tsz Lam Ngai 

                                                                      

 Ms Tsz Lam Ngai was the third student to be awarded The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship to study for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in 2015-16. Tsz Lam's research dissertation was entitled Women in Politics and Media: A Critical Study of News Representation of Women Politicians during the Umbrella Movement in Post-handover Hong Kong.

 

Mr Jacky Ching Lok Tse (TWF Scholar, 2014-15)

 

Mr Jacky Tse

 "Studying Gender Studies at Cambridge is one of my greatest blessings in life. I am privileged to have met and learnt from a number of exceptional academic staff and visiting scholars, and the really nice group of classmates who specialise in diverse, interesting and innovative research projects examining different aspects of gender. I am inspired to continue my academic journey in Gender Studies and I hope to enhance gender equality in my society through my future research." 

                                             Mr Jacky Ching Lok Tse

 

Mr Jacky Ching Lok Tse was the second student to be awarded The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship to study for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in 2014-15. Jacky's research dissertation was entitled Gender in Chinese Folktales.

 

Ms Mandy Leung Hoi Yan (TWF Scholar, 2013-14)

 

Ms Mandy Leung

"The MPhil provides a unique multi-disciplinary approach to studying gender, which is both challenging and rewarding. I have had the opportunity to discuss cutting edge research and classic texts with expert scholars from across a broad range of topic areas, such as philosophy, physiology, literature, business studies, and many more."  

                Ms Mandy Leung Hoi Yan

 

Ms Mandy Leung Hoi Yan was the first student to be awarded The Women's Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship to study for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in 2013-14. Mandy's research dissertation was entitled Rape in Hong Kong: power, privilege and culture in legal discourse.

 

 

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