Yvonne Lui

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Yvonne Lui Lai-Kwan
呂麗君
Citizenship Hong Kong, China
Alma mater University of London
Children 2
Website Yvonne L. K. Lui Foundation

Yvonne Lui Lai-Kwan is a Hong Kong-based philanthropist.

Early life[edit]

Lui was born in Hong Kong. Her father owned a plastic factory.[1] She received a BSc and PhD degrees from King's College at University of London.[2]

Philanthropy[edit]

Lui is Honorary President of Hong Kong Federation of Women, a non-profit organisation of over 100,000 members that subsidises local organisations for women.[3]

In 2008, she was named Executive Vice-President of the Executive Committee of Youth Movement. The body encouraged grass root support of the Olympic Games, and participation in sporting events. She is a trustee of Peking University and the Beijing University of International Business and Economics.

In 2007, Lui established an aid project that built local medical and sanitation clinics for remote communities in Hebei Province.[4]

Politics[edit]

In 2013, Lui was appointed as a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference for Beijing, a position she still holds.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 叱咤港股身家千亿的“狙击手”,为何如今深陷“情债官司”? Retrieved 2016-11-28
  2. ^ 加拿大星島日報 http://news.singtao.ca/toronto/2012-07-14/finance1342245431d3975469.html
  3. ^ Honorary Presidents - Hong Kong Federation of Women http://www.hkfw.org/eng/honorary.php
  4. ^ 香港委员吕丽君捐五百万助河北贫困农村建卫生室 http://www.chinanews.com/ga/gaynd/news/2008/01-26/1146923.shtml
  5. ^ "北京市政协". bjzx.gov.cn.