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Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming is an innovative entrepreneur and currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong. She has dedicated her professional knowledge and experience to serving the community through the Information and Communications Technology, environmental and smart city advocacies, and support for start-ups.
Since 2005, Dr Tang has played a leading role in establishing various non-governmental organisations, including the eHealth Consortium; the Conservation E3 Foundation; the Smart City Consortium; and the Asia eHealth Information Network, to promote the deployment of technology in our daily lives. She also displayed leadership in developing the “SARS Global Map” in 2003 and, more recently, the “Interactive Map Dashboard” for the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong, both of which have received global acclaim.
Dr Tang has earned wide acclaim for her significant contributions to the community. In 2006, she was recognised as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons in Hong Kong. In 2009, she was appointed Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government, and named Distinguished Alumna by HKU Faculty of Science.
Dr Winnie TANG Shuk-ming, JP 鄧淑明博士, JP