“Stars to Shine” Mentorship Programme, organised by Hong Kong Athletes Career & Education Programme (HKACEP) is launched this year with the goal of providing newly retired HK athletes (mentees) with an additional avenue of learning through experience sharing and interaction with seasoned retired famous HK athletes who have successfully developed their second career and gained a wealth of working experience (mentors). The approximately 2-year programme received overwhelming feedback and has recruited 16 mentees.
Eight famous retired athletes from different industries have been invited to join the first phrase of the Mentorship Programme as Star Mentors, including, Mr. WONG Kam Po, SBS, MH, Programme Development Executive of SF&OC Sports Legacy Scheme cum Facilitator of the Stars Mentors, Ms. Amy L. C. CHAN, JP, Executive Manager of The Hong Kong Jockey Club cum Headmistress of Apprentice Jockeys' School, Ms. Malina NGAI, JP, Group Chief Operation Officer and Board Member of A.S. Watson Group, Dr. Adam Y. K. LEE, Managing Director of Sunwah Kingsway Financial Services Group Limited of Sunwah Group, Mr. CHENG Ka Ho, MH, JP Senior Business Development Manager of Hopewell Project Development Limited, Mr. Tony K. T. CHUI, Sports Commentator & Artiste, Ms. Vivian LEE, Founder & Managing Director of ActionHouse International Limited and Mr. Samuel S. Y. YU, Senior Inspector of Hong Kong Police Force.
To officially kick start the Programme, a ceremony has been held today at Hysan Place, with the presence of honourable guests including Mr. Timothy T. T. FOK, GBS, JP, President of SF&OC, Mr YEUNG Tak-keung, JP, Commissioner for Sports for Home Affairs Bureau, Ms. Vivien C.C. LAU BBS, JP, Vice-President of SF&OC, Mr. Karl C. KWOK, MH, Vice-President of SF&OC, Mr. Ronnie M.C. WONG, JP, Honorary Secretary General of SF&OC and Chairperson of HKACEP Committee, Mr. Edgar J.T. YANG, PDSM, Honorary Deputy Secretary General of SF&OC, Ms. Cecilia HO, President of Lee Hysan Foundation, Mr. FONG Lik Sun, Alex, Swimming Olympian and Artiste and 7 Star Mentors.