Unreasonable Mentors

Ada Wong

social innovator

Ada is an Unreasonable Mentor. Ada was part of mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 64 Unreasonable companies.
Ada has led a varied career as solicitor, cultural entrepreneur, creative educator, social innovator, civil society advocate and local politician in Hong Kong. She runs the following non-profit institutions in parallel to her legal and political career.
She founded Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture (HKICC), a non-profit organization to advocate education innovation in 1998. Since 2006, HKICC founded the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, a unique senior high school dedicated to nurturing talents for cultural innovation, and Ada is the school's Supervisor.
In 2010, she co-founded the Make A Difference (MaD) initiative (www.mad.asia), a creativity for good platform for young changemakers in Asia. MaD has undertaken projects at the intersection of creativity and urban/social challenges, and has worked with cross sector changemakers and incubated social startups for bottom-up innovative solutions. 
In 2012 Ada founded The Good Lab (www.goodlab.hk), a do tank and social innovation consultancy to enable tri-sector collaborations for positive changes in society. Since 2016, Ada, in her capacity as a Director of Ednovators, led the Innopower Teacher Fellowship, a programme to build the innovation capacity of teachers in Hong Kong.