From Classroom to Boardroom: How can Education Better Prepare Future Leaders for Social Impact?

11:15 – 12:05

Looking at social impact through an educational lens reveals the need for equipping our future leaders with the knowledge and skillset to become more innovative and willing to take risks in this space. How can industry best work with educational institutions to incorporate the “S” into education and groom young talents into future agents of change?


  • What is the latest development of social impact education within tertiary education institutions in Hong Kong?
  • What role do formal credit-bearing courses and experiential learning play in cultivating a social impact mindset in future leaders?
  • What are the trending soft skills and exposures needed to practice social innovation?
  • In what ways can industry work with educational institutions to better prepare future talents to take the baton for the city’s social aspirations?

Post-event Actions for Delegates

  • With increasing pressure for industry to address social impact, what are the forthcoming career opportunities in your organisation? How can we empower youth and young professionals in this space?