Reese Wong founded ISSIA, Hong Kong’s largest youth-led nonprofit when he was only sixteen years old. The nonprofit aims to empower young changemakers through peer-to-peer and project-based learning. ISSIA has, with its 300+ volunteers from more than eighty schools, launched over thirty projects and featured on more than fifteen platforms. Nasdaq is one of these.
He was selected as a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. This results from his work as a passionate advocate for Sustainable Development Goals. Reese Wong is also a Future Minds 25 Under 25 awardee, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a member of Catalyst 2030.
Reese Wong has worked at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and as a Communications Consultant for Ashoka. The latter is the world’s largest community of social entrepreneurs. He was the Community Manager at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He is currently the Vice Curator at London Hub II.
As an advocate, Reese Wong has addressed audiences at over sixty engagements thus far. Amongst his engagements, he includes appearances at the World Humanitarian Forum and Asia Pacific International Schools Conference. He has appeared at conferences alongside youth leaders, leading social entrepreneurs, and civil servants.
Reese Wong is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in International Relations at the London School of Economics.
Originally from Hong Kong and currently residing in the United Kingdom, Reese Wong talks about a wide variety of subjects. These include community, the future of work, entrepreneurship, social impact, and career development. He speaks three languages, i.e., English, Chinese, and Cantonese.