The Task Force on Women and Family-Friendly Policies celebrated the International Women’s Day on 8 March to pay tribute to female colleagues. Among those who attended the event were Vice-Chancellor Prof. Rocky S. Tuan, Co-convenors of the Task Force Prof. Fanny M.C. Cheung and Prof. Fok Tai-fai, plus more than 60 colleagues. The Task Force reported on an array of enhanced family-friendly provisions including extended full-pay maternity leave and paternity leave and a forthcoming nursing room in Jockey Club Postgraduate Hall. An advisor and advisee of the Female Professorial Staff Support Network, who are senior and junior women professors respectively, gave a sharing on how the mentoring relationship facilitates one another’s professional and personal growth.
This article was originally published in No. 536, Newsletter in Apr 2019.