Study Hawaii, USA Seminar and Networking Reception in Hong Kong

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Venue/Location

Hotel Icon, Silverbox Ballroom: Kowloon, Hong Kong (map)

Date

October 24, 2016 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Details

Study Hawaii invites you to the Study Hawaii, USA Seminar and Networking Reception on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 5–7:30 p.m. in Hong Kong.

Sponsors

  • Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, State of Hawaii, USA
  • Hawaii Department of Education
  • Study Hawaii Educational Consortium
  • U.S. Consulate Hong Kong

Featured speakers

Richard T.C. Leung

Richard T.C. Leung (BBA ’81) and his wife May [Wu] (BBA ’79) established the May and Richard Leung Endowed Scholarship Fund for international students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan an opportunity to study business at UH Mānoa’s Shidler College of Business.

Leung was vice president of Citibank N.A., country head of DBS Bank Limited in China, Asia regional head of HSBC Bank USA, and managing director of UBS AG., leading global manager of investment, assets and securities.

According to Leung, "the University of Hawaiʻi was a major turning point in my life in helping me achieve my career and personal goals," said Leung. "College education is crucial to one’s development in both mind and soul, and I would like to assist others in the process with this scholarship."

Eddie Lam

Eddie Lam (BBA, 1981) established the Lam Family Endowed Scholarship for undergraduate students from China, Macau and Hong Kong.

“Attending the Shidler College of Business at UH was one of the best decisions I made,” said Lam. “I enjoyed my classes, professors and college activities, and met a lot of people from all over the world. I hope this scholarship will give international students the opportunity to study in Hawai‘i and receive a great education.”

He established the Onlen Fairyland (HK) Company Limited, one of the largest manufacturer and distributor of footwear products in Hong Kong. In 1997, receiving the rights to manufacture famous brands from the Disney Company, Warner Brothers, Shanghai Tsuburaya Plotting Co. Limited, Animation International Ltd., and Sanrio. In 1998, Lam petitioned and was granted rights to be the authorized footwear distributor of those brands in China. Following this success, Lam founded Feng Tai Footwear Company Limited to address the growing footwear needs in China.

“Eddie is one of our most active alumni in Hong Kong,” said Vance Roley, dean of the Shidler College of Business. “He is often regarded as the “Village Master” by alumni living in Asia for his leadership skills in organizing alumni events and rallying support for the College.”

In 2011, he was inducted into the Shidler Hall of Honor.

To RSVP for the Study Hawaii, USA Seminar and Networking Reception, please email Keliann.Y.Nagamine@hawaii.gov.

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