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Design-thinking Workshop:

Translating Skills & Knowledge for Green Jobs

12:00 - 13:00 @ Classroom
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Key Takeaways

  • To inspire youth audiences to pursue their interest in sustainable career paths and provide role models who have succeeded in pursuing their sustainable career journeys. 

  • To provide interesting and practical insights and awareness of potential hurdles when embarking on a green career journey.

  • To create a space for interactive and constructive dialogue between the audience and panel. 


Iyla Davis

Events Team Officer, NESS

Iyla is a first-year student at the University of Hong Kong studying a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, with a focus in Sustainability. Iyla previously studied at United World College Thailand, while founded a beach cleaning and environmental advocacy organization coordinated alongside the Phuket government. Through the youth-led organization, she manages and curates several environmental-related events. Now, Iyla is a member of the NESS events team organizing the GJF24 and is in charge of the Green Entrepreneurship workshop.

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Mark Cheung

Co-Founder of NESS

Mark is a final-year undergraduate, studying Environmental Science at HKU. As the HK delegate of the 2041 Antarctica Expedition and the HK youth representative for COP26&27, he aims to use his experiences to empower youth and raise awareness on climate actions. He’s passionate about climate governance and justice and aspires to make a difference through public policy, events, and advocacy.

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Krish Patel

Events Team Officer, NESS

Krish Patel is a freshman at the University of Hong Kong studying Design+ with a deep passion for sustainability. Aspiring to pursue product design, he is eager to contribute to the emerging era of sustainable design, which prioritises sustainability rather than treating it as an afterthought. That in mind, he firmly believes that the responsibility to act falls not only on governments and product designers but on every individual. He is optimistic about the future but acknowledges the long road ahead.

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