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- Starting at 10 Volunteer Hours -

- Starting at 10 Volunteer Hours -

Meet Syaru Shirley Lin, Political Economist

Experience
Dinner with Shirley (9 Dec)
Hong Kong
12 days left to bid
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It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm on 9 Dec 2019.

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Minimum bid of 10 Volunteered Hours

Meet Shirley, who's one of the first investors in Alibaba, retired as the youngest female partner at Goldman Sachs and now a professor in global political economy at CUHK.

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Syaru Shirley Lin is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Lecturer at the University of Virginia. She also teaches at Tsinghua University (Beijing) and National Chengchi University (Taipei). Her book, Taiwan’s China Dilemma, on the impact of the evolution of Taiwanese national identity on cross-Strait economic policy was published by Stanford University Press in 2016 and in Chinese in 2019. Prof. Lin is currently working on the high income trap in East Asia. Her commentaries frequently appear in both English and Chinese media. She graduated from Harvard College and earned a Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong.

Previously, she was a partner at Goldman Sachs, where she led the firm’s private equity and venture capital efforts in Asia. She spearheaded the firm’s investments in many technology start-ups and was a founding board member of the Alibaba Group and the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation. She also specialized in the privatization of state-owned enterprises in China and Singapore. Prof. Lin currently serves on the boards of Goldman Sachs Asia Bank, Langham Hospitality Investments, and Mercuries Life Insurance. She is also a director of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation and was appointed by the Hong Kong government a member of the Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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Requirements

All volunteer hours must be completed during 1 July 2019 to 30 November 2019.

Cost per person is HK$150 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$250 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.

Dinner will be held on 9 December 2019 at 7:15pm to 9:30pm.

Experience
Dinner with Shirley (9 Dec)
Hong Kong
12 days left to bid
All places taken.

It will be held at 7:15-9:30pm on 9 Dec 2019.

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Minimum bid of 10 Volunteered Hours

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