#WearItPurple Day takes on a whole new layer of meaning this year, as attended by our Founder Kenneth Kwok.
Australia got same-sex marriage in 2018, and already in 2019, if the current #religiousfreedom, scratch that, #licensetohate, bill passes, the pendulum will swing so hard it may set us back 30 years of progress in equality.
The Better Together Foundation has 10,000 reasons to turn the tide against such open-season bigotry and reason, and thus has committed an AUD 10,000 donation to the fight against the importation of hate and discrimination.
As part of Better Together Foundation's outreach program towards education, a special field trip into the ITRI Cell Manufacturing Facility based in Taiwan was organised for Mr. Kenneth Kwok to lead his team to learn about manufacturing human cells for clinical use.
It is important that, as part of ongoing youth empowerment initiative, that both adults and students are given the chance to site visit next generation technology which will become a core part of their future.
The Economist hosted the Pride and Prejudice - Keeping Pace with Change conference in Hong Kong to celebrate the advances of LGBT+ rights in the work place. More than 20 multinational companies joined in the event.
Representing Global Citizen Capital and its diversity initiatives, Mr. Kenneth Kwok attended to discuss with young LGBT+ entrepreneurs and fresh graduates on how to seek employment on a equal basis compared to their peers
Along the UNAIDS, UNDP and other international organisations, Love Gala 2.0 took place in Manila in May 2019 to support the ongoing initiatives of local organisation Love Yourself to raise awareness and funds for HIV prevention. Better Together's Mr. Kenneth Kwok was honoured to sponsor and attend with friends to support this meaningful cause.
Love Gala 1.0 took place on World Aids Day on December 1, 2017 and was headlined by the Better Together Foundation.
Co-Founders Dr. Antoine Bondaz and Mr. Kenneth Kwok attended the #Link4Aides Gala Dinner in Paris, France.
The Gala benefits many ongoing HIV/AIDS initiatives across France, particularly in the secondary and tertiary cities.
It was an amazing night with superb performances, and cuisine provided by none other than Mr. Robuchon himself.
Author of the Career Planning Algorithm, Mr. Kenneth Kwok presented to the freshmen class at the City University of Hong Kong on how to plan a personalised strategy towards seeking career fulfilment after graduation.
The Career Planning Algorithm book, totalling 295 pages, showcases the experiences of Kenneth's 10+ years as a campus recruitment volunteer during this time working at three investment banks.
Better Together Foundation was the founding sponsor for Love Gala (on World Aid's Day, December 1), Philippines inaugural HIV Gala in Manila. Both Antoine and Kenneth flew into Manila for this special event.
Featuring some of the best entertainers in the industry, the Gala raised funds for Love Yourself Inc's testing and education centres in metropolitan Manila.
Special thanks to the US Embassy for its strong support and participation.
Kenneth was honoured to be part of the winning bid team to bring the Gay Games (known to some as the LGBT Olympics) for the first time to Asia in its 40 year history.
More than 15,000 athletes from across 20 countries are expected to partake in the festivities. The Games will showcase international level competition across more than 36 sports, including some unique to Hong Kong such as dragon boating. The Games will also bring together the spirit of togetherness across all communities, as participation is open to all.
Both Antoine and Kenneth, representing the Better Together Foundation, announced at the Gala Dinner its financial support of the Gay Games Paris 2018 scholarship program, which supports athletes with their travel costs to Paris to participate in the sporting competition.
The Better Together Foundation was a proud sponsor, along with UNDP and other prestigious organisations, of the Annual China AIDS Walk in Beijing.
Taking place at the historical Great Wall of China, and in its sixth year, the walk is referred as the "only AIDS Walk that can be seen from space". Organised by the Beijing Gender Health Education Institute (BGHEI), its goal is to raise awareness about the spread of HIV among China’s 1.4 billion population.
More than 100 schools in the region will have the funding to host safe-sex seminars as a result of this walk.
Kenneth was present at the Global Citizen Forum held in Montenegro as representative of both Global Citizen Capital and Better Together Foundation.
The purpose of the Global Citizen Forum is to observe policy changes and their impacts on the average lives of those seeking a better life outside of their current borders. Throughout the two day conference, Kenneth was able to shine the spotlight on both Asia and LGBT+ issues.