Cymie Yeung

Cymie Yeung

Cymie believes everyone has the rights to learn, appreciate and enjoy the arts.

Cymie believes everyone has the rights to learn, appreciate and enjoy the arts. She started her career in equal rights of arts participation and inclusion in Hong Kong since 2008, participating in advocacy, development and coordination of accessible events and information in various settings, such as theatre performances, exhibitions, outdoor festivals, etc. She joined the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority in 2016, assisting the development of policy and guidelines on universal accessibility for the cultural district. With enormous interest in anti-discrimination law and rights of persons with disabilities, she focused her research on equality and cultural rights of persons with disabilities and completed an LLM in Human Rights at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong with distinction in 2019. In the same year, she became the first international recipient of the LEAD® Award for Emerging Leaders from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Cymie Yeung

Manager, Accessibility Office