More recently, with the support of the Education Bureau and Innovation and Technology Bureau, as well as diverse firms such as Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund, Cyberport, Google, Microsoft, WeWork and HKU School of Engineering, YMCM’s Technovation x #GirlsMakeTech program has engaged 550+ girls from 50+ schools across Hong Kong to ideate, prototype and pitch mobile app solutions to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals, mainly using MIT AppInventor, where Hong Kong’s top junior team won the 2017 Technovation World Pitch Finals in Silicon Valley. The programme has also supported the girls to further their SDG projects and even get funded.
Brian is a frequently invited speaker worldwide on maker education and technology entrepreneurship, hackathon judge and contributed a chapter on “Inclusive Young Maker Education” in the recently published The Field Guide to Hacking.
In addition, Brian is Managing Director of Asia Capital Markets Institute, an EdX instructor on Fintech that has reached more than 30,000 learners worldwide and a HKU adjunct associate professor where he is leads LITE Lab@HKU, an interdisciplinary and experiential program fostering law, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.
Brian previously worked at a global investment bank in Hong Kong and at a Wall Street law firm in New York and in Silicon Valley, and hopes to better prepare his three young children for the future.
has been responsible for the development and implementation of all aspects of
numerous FabLab projects. Her work has always been targeting both education and
community empowerment. She applies the STEAM education system along with
digital and creative practices in order to support community transformation through
digital creativity, making and upskilling. “Acceso a
nuevas tecnologías y Fabricación digital”.
Delia was born in Cuenca,
Spain. She completed a masters degree in Audiovisual Communication with Honors,
she majored with Honors from the specialty art direction, 3D animation and
visual effects from the Polytechnic University of Valencia E.P.S Valencia
(Spain) in 2007.