CIAC ‘Woman Volunteer of the Year Award’ and ‘CIAC Volunteer of the Year Award’ 2018
The Award Ceremony took place at the House of Lords on 30th October 2018. Many congratulations to the Winners Ms Ping Huang and Ms Ke Hui Foong.
Our remarkable guests including but not limiting to the Lord and the Lady Sheikh, the Lord Cotter, Dr Paul Knapman DL, The Lord Mayor of Westminster Cllr Lindsey Hall, local councillor Cllr Tim Mitchell, and Counselor Lu Haitian from the Embassy of the People Republic of China.
The Chairman of the Chinese Information and Advice Centre, Mr Edmond Yeo JP, mentioned that this year is the fifth year of this event. It aims to recognise the contributions of volunteers who are using their expertise to give back to society and benefit the Chinese Community. This event also encourages more people to participate in volunteering activities.
出席嘉賓不乏城中政要, 包括女皇代表Sheikh勳爵及夫人、Cotter勳爵、Dr Paul Knapman DL、西敏寺市長 Cllr Lindsey Hall、地區議員Cllr Tim Mitchell 及中華人民共和國駐英大使館盧海田參贊及王宵巍領事等均參與當天的盛事。
華人資料及諮詢中心主席楊慶權太平紳士席間提到今年已是舉辦此活動的第五個年頭，旨在表揚志願者的貢獻, 及鼓勵更多人參加志願活動; 利用自己的專長回饋社會,造福華社。
英國上議院Sheikh勳爵及夫人、One Westminster、評審團(One Westminster 代表Ms Jackie Rosenberg, Ms Catherine West MP, Cllr Louise Hyams 及 Ms Mei Sim Lai OBE, DL)、主持人Ms Sivagami Vinayagan、Ms Alexandra Boulton、表演者Mr Alan Chan、Ms Zoe Zhang及英國華人合唱團；友好團體及人士: 英國華人參政計劃、北倫敦華人協會、 東亞銀行、英國華人論壇、中國站、Mr Robin Misir、Mr Desmond Tang、Mr Richard Wu、Mr Jin Li、Mr Kelvin Ng、Ms Ann Regan (如有遺漏敬請見諒)。
CIAC ‘Volunteer of the Year Award’ 2018
Ms Amanda Low
Anthropology graduate from UCL, Amanda is passionate about the values of societies in the past and present. She started volunteering at CIAC 3 years ago and is involved in a variety of tasks ranging from carrying out researches, and helping woman victims of domestic violence.
– 加入CIAC 3年。剛畢業於倫敦大學人類學系。對古今的社會價值議題充滿熱誠。在CIAC協助資料搜集及參與婦女支援項目。
Ms Lity Zhang
Lity joined CIAC as a volunteer 3 years ago. She is dedicated to support the team and works hard to support the clients who are victims of domestic violence. She always goes above and beyond her responsibility to ensure a quality service delivery. She represents CIAC at the monthly ‘Walk-in’ surgery for the North London Chinese Association.
– 加入CIAC 4年。積極參與志願服務，支援家暴受者。為求提供高質服務，努力增值現定期代表中心出席北倫敦華人中心每月一次的諮詢服務。
The Winner 優勝者
Ms Ke Hui Foong
Ke Hui is a law graduate from King’s College London and is currently pursuing her legal career in Singapore.
She started volunteering at CIAC four years ago and is involved in a variety of tasks ranging from interpreting for clients and acting as the first point of contact for woman victims of domestic violence. She has also engaged in various pro-bono project including the Personal Support Unit.
– 加入CIAC 4年。畢業於King’s College London 法律系。現正在新加坡實習。在CIAC為使用者翻譯，及協助家暴受害者。曾在其他義務機構如法庭的 ‘個人支援單位’ 提供免費援助。
CIAC ‘Woman Volunteer of the Year Award’ 2018
Ms Leona Leung
Born and raised in the UK, Leona is a local Birmingham community leader. Her voluntary service started at the early age of 11, Leona found her own Chinese schools at the age of 26. The school organises monthly events for the community. Being young and passionate, she is the teacher, role model for many young people. She is keen to promote then importance of positive community engagement at an early age. She raises culture awareness and advocates integration, inclusiveness and equality.
Ms Monita Hung
Monita began volunteering in the early 90s. she has been a member of the Lions Club International and an active core member with the Chinatown Lions Club. She fundraised for UK Federation of Chinese Schools (UKFCS) in turn supported teacher training for their member schools and enabled students to take part in their organised Chinese cultural events. She liaised and supported various communities with disabilities and volunteered at various activities. Her active roles in the many activities has inspired many Chinese to become volunteers.
The Winner 優勝者
Ms Ping Huang
Ping, one of Executive Members and Vice Chair the UK Association for the Promotion of Chinese Education (UKAPCE) for nearly 10 years – a non-profit organization, founded in 1993, devoted to developing the teaching quality in the UK. She is passionate about the educational needs of young people and promoting inter educational and cultural activities between the Chinese and the host communities in UK. Ping has also been very active in promoting community relations through organizing academic activities.