The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Paul Yip
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Paul Yip

How the creativity of Hong Kong’s social entrepreneurs can bring hope to those in need

A sharing kitchen that helps the grass roots and middle-aged feel useful while serving a community need is one example of the co-creation our society needs

The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The chairman of the SIE Fund task force, Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, and Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor at a launch event for innovative ventures in May. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Paul Yip

Paul Yip

Paul Yip is the founding director of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong, and a professor at the university's Department of Social Work and Social Administration. His interests include suicide prevention, population health and poverty research. He serves as the secretary general of the Asian Population Association and the research chair of the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong. He was a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit and a member of the Hong Kong government's Steering Committee on Population Policy.