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A FIRESIDE CHAT (via ZOOM) WITH CHARISSA WONG


A BOLD & ATYPICAL SERIAL LEARNER


SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM (PDST)

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Please join us to learn how one fellow Hong Kong University alumna has followed one of the most unconventional and meandering academic path, also reflected in her career choices.

 

Education

• Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, 2015 – 2017

• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), The University of Hong Kong, 2004-2009

• Master of Journalism with Distinction, The University of Hong Kong, 1999-2001

• Bioinformatics MicroMasters, Bioinformatics (Computer Science, Biology & Life Sciences), University of Maryland University College, 2019

• Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies, The University of Hong Kong, 1995-1998 

Career - Two Illustrations

  • While she was a student studying for a two-year part-time Master of Journalism program at the University of Hong Kong, she started working for Associated Press as a full-time reporter. She has interviewed many well-known figures including Bill Clinton, Lee Kuan Yew, Mahathir Mohamad, Steve Wynn, Li Ka-shing, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, Luciano Pavarotti, Serena Williams, and our very own Andy Lau.

  • Today, Charissa is a Staff Scientist in Clinical Applications and Marketing Support within the Genetic Sciences Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (https://www.thermofisher.com)

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 Registration Deadline

Wednesday March 9, 2022 Zoom login will be email to you a few days before Fireside.

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