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On behalf of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, we would like to extend an invitation to you, our chamber members to become a supporting partner of the 'Levelling the Playing Field - Queers in Sports' event, coinciding with the 11th Gay Games Hong Kong.

We believe this event will be a valuable opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions about queer representation in sports and the challenges faced by queer individuals in the workplace. The seminar will feature an impressive lineup of notable speakers, including Rachael Bedlington, Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao, Lisa Lam, Gay Games Co-chair & General Counsel, Dru Ho, Founder of The True North Leviathan & Emery Fung, Deputy D&I Director & Football Lead, Gay Games Hong Kong, and Founder of Awkward Conversations.

For more information, please visit: https://www.cancham.org/event/?eid=3341


  • Emery Fung (Deputy D&I Director & Football Lead of Gay Games Hong Kong)

    Emery Fung

    Deputy D&I Director & Football Lead of Gay Games Hong Kong

    Emery is a TEDx speaker, the Football Lead & D&I Deputy Director for GGHK. In addition, Emery is the Founder of Awkward Conversations - is a HK-based Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultancy firm inspired by the Founder’s own transition story, offering Tailored DEI strategy for Asia that bring about real change.

    Awkward Conversations help forward-thinking corporates to navigate difficult (sometimes awkward!) conversations in the workplace. The goal is to create cultures that truly embrace every voice, empowering teams and society to thrive not just to survive.

    Emery also hosts the podcast of ‘The Awkward Turtle At Work’. The podcast invites amazing humans who embody the values of DEI, to share their unconventional career stories.

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  • Dru Ho (Founder of The True North Leviathan)

    Dru Ho

    Founder of The True North Leviathan

    Dru Ho started dragon boat paddling in 2014 and in 2018, he and his partner founded the True North Leviathan dragon boat team with the mandate to offer a comprehensive development ladder to all athletes to reach their highest potential. Since then, the team is one of the largest growing LGBT teams in Toronto. Recently, Dru participated in the 2022 Club Crew World Championships in Sarasota Florida with his premier open crew, achieving gold in all distances. He also represented Canada in the Senior A division in the 2023 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships, securing both the Seniors Cup, and the Nations Cup.

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  • Lisa Lam (Co-chair & General Counsel at Gay Games Hong Kong)

    Lisa Lam

    Co-chair & General Counsel at Gay Games Hong Kong

    Lisa is a seasoned legal and regulatory compliance practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the digital finance sector. In 2017 Lisa founded her own legal consulting company, offering bespoke legal and regulatory compliance solutions to digital finance businesses. Prior to starting her own company, Lisa worked at Alipay as its Lead International Counsel. Before that, Lisa was the Associate General Counsel (APAC) of Western Union.

    Outside of her “day job”, Lisa also has a “gay job” and is the Co-chair and General Counsel for the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong team. Lisa joined the Gay Games Hong Kong team in 2018.

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23/F Gloucester Tower

Queen's Road Central 15
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR (China)

If you have any questions please contact Event CanCham

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+852 2000000

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