September 2017 Newsletter


Posted on 06 September, 2017

Dear Supporters and Friends:

Please see below for updated information on upcoming events and how you can participate and contribute to the Karen Leung Foundation’s cause, including at our annual “Cocktails for a Cause” bartending competition charity event on Thursday, October 19 at Mezcalito.  We hope to see you there!

Cocktails for a Cause is back on October 19!

Come join us on Thursday October 19 at Mezcalito for a fun evening to raise money for KLF's mission and vision to educate and build awareness around the various gynaecological cancers. This year's event will again include our popular "Bartending competition" with prizes for the 'top performing' bartending team as well as best-dressed team.  We have space for six teams of three members each – email us to register your team!

Details: Thursday, October 19 from 6:30pm - 11:00pm, with three rounds of the competition taking place throughout the evening at Mezcalito, 27/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central.  Click the above image to reserve your early bird tickets.  See you there!


Community Outreach

The HK Anti-Cancer Society creates fresh appeal for annual Walkathon on October 15

KLF supports The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society for their annual Walk to raise awareness for Women’s Cancers in Hong Kong. The walk shuttles around the Peak and has various options to get involved for individuals. 

If you are keen to support the KLF team on the day please email us. To join our supporting group, a minimum donation of HK$300 per 'walker' is required.

The event will be held on Sunday, October 15th at 3:00pm and the motto is Care You Deserve

KLF partners with 'Mentor Walks'

We also continue to building relationships with many wonderful women’s organisations here in Hong Kong so we are pleased to announce a partnership with Mentor Walks. The monthly series connects emerging female leaders with senior women from a diverse professional community. By partnering together, KLF and Mentor Walks aims to contribute to the Foundation's awareness raising activities. For more, please visit their Facebook page

If you are keen to walk and be mentored at the same time, the next dates are:
Friday, September 22 - 7:45am, Tamar Park, Admiralty
Friday, October 20 - 7:45am, Tamar Park, Admiralty
Friday, November 17 - 7:45am, Tamar Park, Admiralty

As mentors and mentees walk and talk, they discuss their challenges, successes, aspirations, and lessons learned. Bringing mentorship into the fresh air, each walk is a one-hour window for mentors and mentees to connect and discuss personal and professional challenges and long-term goals.

Save the Date:  2018 Sohn Hong Kong /Karen Leung Foundation Investor Conference

Pencil in Wednesday, May 30, 2018 as the date for the Sohn Hong Kong Investor Conference 2018. As in previous years, we will announce updates as speakers are confirmed.

Past Events

100WF Mini FUNdraiser to benefit KLF on September 20

On September 20, the ladies from 100 Women in Finance are rallying their troops to support our mission and vision. A bespoke evening at Absolute Fitness aiming to raise fund and participants heart rate is scheduled between 6-9 pm. 100 Women in Finance promises you an opportunity to connect, sweat, and learn how self-care is your most important investment. To participate and learn more please visit 100 Women in Finance FUNdraiser event page.

100 Women in Finance is a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers. Through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives, their more than 15,000 members are making connections and creating opportunities that help to advance careers and strengthen our field.


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