Project GenE

The Hong Kong Association of Business and Professional Women Association (BPW Hong Kong) is hosting the Project GenE Storytelling Competition 2020. GenE stands for Generation Equality.

This storytelling contest on women empowerment will give young female participants a valuable opportunity to learn more about reputable women figures and to excel their speaking skills.

香港商務及專業婦女協會將舉辦2020年 GenE故事演講比賽。我們誠邀 貴校的學生參加是次比賽,增進對性別平等和女性權益的了解。


About the Storytelling Competition

Students will begin by participating in a preliminary round, in which they will submit a video delivering the story of a female heroine of their own choice and share the inspiration in Chinese/English.

The winners of the preliminary round will be able to participate in BPW Hong Kong’s Project GenE Storytelling Competition 2020 Hong Kong Final, to be held in Q3/4 2020. The Ceremony is an exciting opportunity for students to showcase their speaking skills in front of a panel of select successful celebrities in town and learn more about women empowerment in general.



Category: Primary P1-3 student & primary 4-6 students
Topic: My favorite heroine
Eligibility: Full-time students enrolled in Hong Kong
Application Period: 1 July 2020 - 20 September 2020

Selection Criteria:
Content (30%)
Delivery skills (30%)
Pronunciation and Fluency (20%)
Value on Women Empowerment (20%)

Judging Panel:
Experienced speaking experts, women celebrities, gender studies scholars and BPWHK Committee Members will be invited as judges.




經驗豐富的演說專家,女性名人,性別研究學者和香港商業與專業婦女協會 (BPWHK)委員會成員

Awards & Prizes

First Three Place Winners for each category: Winning trophies and prizes

P1-3: Champion: Disneyland ticket, 1st runner-up: HKD200 book coupon, 2nd runner-up: HKD100 book coupon
P4-6: Champion: Disneyland ticket, 1st runner-up: HKD200 book coupon, 2nd runner-up: HKD100 book coupon

獎項包括: 前三名獲獎者:獎杯、迪士尼票及書券獎品

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Are you Ready?

Application Period: 1 July 2020 - 20 September 2020

Contact Us

Enquiries and contact of project in charge:
Sindy Leung, Chair of Project GenE

About BPW Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Assoication of Business and Professional Women (香港商務及專業婦女協會) (BPWHK), is an affiliate of BPW International, founded in Geneva in 1930. Since 1947, BPW International have maintained consultative status with the UN via ECOSOC. The primary purpose of BPW is the professional and economic empowerment of women, through UN advocacy and local actionas, networking, and skills development. The work of BPW Hong Kong falls under 3 main categories: advocacy, community initiatives and professional development. BPW Hong Kong advocates women’s issues with special foci on UN's SDG Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Equal Pay, Wellbeings and Women in Leadership.

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