Faculty Champion:Nicholas Ooi
Nicholas OOI (Nick) is currently the Programme Manager of the Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) which promotes the concept of Social Innovation and cultivates innovation culture and entrepreneurial spirit in a liberal arts context at Lingnan University. Nick is experienced in conducting Design Thinking workshops for students and he has conducted more than 80 workshops with accumulations of a total of more than 600 training hours. After joined the Teaching and Learning Studio at Stanford d.School and Participatory Design Training from MIT D-Lab, he begins to design different artifacts to improve students learning from different design methods. In the year 2020, Nick was invited to be one of the Faculty Innovation Fellows by the University Innovation Fellows Programme at Stanford d.School.
Nick was invited to be the speaker for TEDx Lingnan University with the topic of “How can small actions make a big impact on society?” to encourage the concept of Active Ageing and Intergeneration Collaboration in the community. As a community leader, Nick joined the Tuen Mun District Council, Tuen Mun North East Area Member Committee team, and Airport Authority Hong Kong Member of Community Liaison Groups at Tuen Mun District to support community development. In the year 2019, he was a member of the IEEE Special Interest Group of Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) Communication Committee Team, mainly to kindle passions about humanitarian technology and connect with a global movement.