Thanks to the Lord for his blessings, Hong Kong YWCA has not forgotten its mission since its establishment 100 years ago: adhering to the Christian faith to serve and benefit the society, and empower women. To celebrate this meaningful moment, the Association will hold an International Conference on 4 Dec with UN Women’s representative and World YWCA’s President sharing “Solidarity for a Better World”. The Centenary Anniversary Thanksgiving Celebration on 5 Dec will focus on “A Century of Grace, Passing on with Love”, with the Most Reverend Dr. Paul Kwong, Archbishop of Hong Kong, to be our officiating guest and deliver a sermon in the ceremony.
Hong Kong YWCA 100th Anniversary International Conference
Mr. Mohammad Naciri, Regional Director of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific, and Ms. Mira Rizeq, the President of World YWCA, will be the keynote speakers of the conference on 4 Dec. Other famous local and overseas scholars, entrepreneurs, social welfare and women leaders are also invited to participate in different sessions, sharing their experience in social service, gender equality, women empowerment, evangelical work, social innovation and technology applications, etc.
In response to anti-epidemic measures, the Conference will be conducted online, with simultaneous interpretation services in Cantonese, Mandarin and English to facilitate participation. Interested parties may acquire detailed information and register on the conference website on or before 1 Dec.
The Association has made great progress under the guidance of God in the past century. To show our gratitude to God, a Thanksgiving Celebration will be held in the Kowloon Centre on 5 Dec. We are honored to have the Most Reverend Dr. Paul Kwong to deliver a sermon for us. Having considered the development of the epidemic and the size of the venue, the event will be livestreamed online. Please register through the online platform on or before 2 Dec.