Wing Yiu Wong
University: Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Description: Wing Yiu Wong (Serena) is a 4th year undergraduate majoring China and Asia Pacific Studies at Lingnan University Hong Kong (LUHK). She is passionate about serving the community, empowering youth and educating the next generation. Her mentoring experience in the “Heart to Heart Service Project” operated by HK Cancer Fund and LUHK Student Service Center, let her support children who have lost family members. As a Caritas Integrated Family Service Centre project assistant, she better understood the need for family and the needs of the children. As a Service-Learning (S-L) Teaching Assistant, she was a peer mentor facilitating students’ personal development and cultivating a service culture by coordinating S-L projects. In the US she wants to challenge herself in a different culture and learn about the educational system and youth empowerment programs to allow her to cultivate innovative and interactive learning, and promote whole-person education, in HK.