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CoCoon Smart Talks is a monthly event dedicated to broadening people's imagination, creating impact, and making new connections.

Topics that will be covered

  • The Story of Food Angel

  • How to set up a Charity in Hong Kong

  • The Story of Time Auction

  • The importance of designing for elderly

  • Healthcare Innovation



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Kary Lau
Assistant Project Manager, Food Angel by Bo Charity Foundation


Kary has joined Food Angel by Bo Charity Foundation since June 2015. Her main responsibilities include planning and executing a full spectrum of fundraising and CSR events, and preparing funding proposals and progress reports.


Prior to joining Food Angel by Bo Charity Foundation, Kary worked in a non-profit organization organizing events and workshops to promote sustainable development in Hong Kong. She graduated from the University of Oxford with an honor Bachelor degree in Geography and holds a master degree in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the UK.


Fion Leung

Co-Founder of Time Auction

Fion Leung is the Co-founder at Time Auction, a platform featuring inspiring mentors while encouraging volunteerism. To marry her passions for social impact and life learning, Fion started Time Auction as a side project during her banking career which quickly gained traction among generous donors and young adults.Suetyi Wong, Co-founder

By day, Fion works as Product Evangelist at Notey, a media and technology startup recently featured as "15 of the Fastest Growing Startups Flying Under the Radar" by Business Insider. Prior to Notey, Fion spent 4 years at Barclays while maintaining an active interest in technology, education and environmental issues. She was on the Women's Initiative Network committee, the largest external network group in the firm with a mission to retain and attract talented women. Fion is a graduate from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a degree in Business Administration.

Suet Yi Wong

Co-Founder of Time Auction

With an interest in entrepreneurship and startups, Suet Yi Wong co-founded Time Auction in 2014, a platform that connects enthusiastic learners to founders and executives while encouraging volunteerism.

Suet Yi currently works as Reward Partnership Program Manager in PLAYSTUDIOS Asia, a high-growth mobile social game startup that offers real-world rewards. Its mobile and social games have achieved over 25 million downloads with over 1.3 million daily users. Prior to PLAYSTUDIOS, Suet Yi spent 5 years at Bloomberg in Financial Product Analytics and later at Sales in the Hedge Fund Team to provide customized solution to finance professionals. While at Bloomberg, she also spearheaded and organized its inaugural Hedge Fund Forum in Hong Kong.

J. Grace Oh

Entrepreneur & Consultant

Grace has an extensive experience researching key themes as a senior equity research analyst at CLSA and as equity research associate at Citigroup Asset Management. She was voted as world's top ten analyst by Financial Times and recognized in major investor polls including Asia Money, Institutional Investors, and Greenwich. Grace is passionate about finding and building innovative and sustainable businesses and is currently working on her business idea in elderly care/healthcare technology. Grace has an MBA from Harvard Business School.


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