Leading academics and government officials will take to the stage at City University this week to discuss the role of women in politics. Key guests include legislator Emily Lau, Cambodian parliamentarian Mu Sochua and Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress Ko Po-ling. The event, on March 26, runs from 1.30 to 6pm. Visit bit.ly/f7zgJSfor details.
PolyU's campus challenge
Polytechnic University's business faculty is hosting a scavenger hunt, in which students will be asked to solve various challenges around the campus. This will be followed by an advertising competition, the winner of which will present their entry to a group of senior industry executives. The event takes place on March 26 between 9am and 6pm. Contact Michael Leung or Eunice Ng for invitations at 2766 5507.
Chance to make a difference
Looking to save the world? If so, be sure to sign up for the Global Citizenship Programme. Jointly organised by the Dragon Foundation and the Institute of International Education (IIE), the six-day retreat, to be held in Bangkok this June, offers the chance to develop the moral faculties and practical competencies of future leaders. Primary topics of discussion include sustainable development and international migration. All full-time Chinese students at Hong Kong universities are welcome. The retreat costs HK$3,000 and forms must be submitted to the IIE at Room 601 General Commercial Building, 156 Des Voeux Central before March 31. Visit bit.ly/hIFvb2for details.