Thursday, February 9, 2017

HKU Law Alumnus Geoffrey Yeung Recognised in The Loop's 30 Under 30 2016

Congratulations to Geoffrey Yeung (LLB, BBA(Law) 2014; PCLL 2015), Rhodes Scholar and human rights activist, who was recently recognised in The Loop HK's 30 Under 30 2016.  His citation reads as follows: 
When he was younger, Geoffrey Yeung wanted to work as a banker or consultant for international companies. As he grew older, he had a change of heart.
     “Around 2012, I came out as gay after a long period of personal struggle,” Yeung says. “It was then that I realized that there was indeed a community that I really wanted to do something for.”
      Having had experience working as an intern at the UN and at NGOs overseas, he got involved with major players in the LGBTQ movement in Hong Kong, like Pink Alliance. He also helped to establish Action Q, a cross-campus group that mobilizes youth support for LGBTQ rights, social justice, and democracy...
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