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Connie Siu M.H. is a 19-year-old Portuguese/Hongkonger undergraduate, majoring in biomedical engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She is a research intern and volunteer at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of CUHK, having interests in Molecular, Cell and Tissue Engineering, as well as Medical Instrumentation and Biosensors.
She is passionate about STEM, youth, and volunteering. She is currently a Physical Sciences Managing Editor at a global, youth-led scientific journal known as Youth STEM Matters, which aims at creating an inclusive and accessible platform for youths to share their scientific research, ideas, and innovations worldwide. She is also a United Nations Team Leader at SODEIT Team Operations, leading a global team and is in charge of all communication and liaison between local communities and SODEIT volunteers for SODEIT’s humanitarian aid with over 100 global-local projects.
Internet Governance (IG) is another field that she is actively engaged in. Her IG journey began when she was selected to be a Hong Kong representative to the 11th and 12th United Nations IG Forums. She is currently working on organising regional IG forums, coordinating the Youth in IG newsletter initiative, mentoring new fellows in the IG community, and investigating best practices in fostering youth participation within the digital space.
After being certified as a NetMission Ambassador, she is currently a part of the Editorial Commission of Youth Observatory, the organizing committee of regional Youth IG Forums, a NetMission Buddy, and is an active member in Youth4IG and Internet Society Hong Kong Chapter. She is also one of the youngest to organise an accepted workshop (#97) for the United Nations Internet Governance Forum 2020 on the theme of trust and fact-checking.
She hopes to help create various sustainable opportunities for youths through research, innovation, and volunteering in STEM and IG.
Undergraduate in Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong