Bonnie Chiu is an award-winning social entrepreneur, a gender equality advocate and a leading social impact and impact investing consultant. She is the Founder and CEO of award-winning non-profit social enterprise Lensational, which equips marginalised women with photography training and digital storytelling in 23 countries in Asia and Africa. Chosen as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur in Europe, she has been invited to speak in 16 countries, most prominently at two TEDx talks and the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2016 presented by President Clinton. Bonnie Chiu is also the Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy, a social impact strategy and research consultancy with offices in London, Milan, Hong Kong and Doha. Clients include Tata Consultancy Services, Save The Children and Tactical Technology Collective. In this capacity she convenes Women in Social Finance, a network of 100 senior-level women in social finance in London, and the Diversity Forum, a network of leading impact investors in the UK committed to diversity and inclusion. Passionate about gender equality and diversity, she is a Forbes contributor, and was profiled as the Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the Lavazza calendar. She serves on various Boards, including the Global Alumni Advisory Board of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Women’s Housing Fund Advisory Board of Big Society Capital. She holds a MSc International Relations from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with exchange semesters in Copenhagen Business School and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she has lived in 6 countries: Denmark, Singapore, United States, Germany, Pakistan, and currently, United Kingdom.
Vice-President of the Russian Guild of Documentary and TV.
Film writer and director of more than 30 social change documentaries, including `Labels`(Kleimo), `In Out` (V Aute), `Some In, Some Out` (Svoi Ne Svoi), `Children of the State` (Kazennye Deti), and `Hear Me` (Uslysh Menya). Since 2015, he has been promoting the development of cinema as a social tool and social issues creative film production in Russia via the `Third Sector Lab`. Tikhonov-Rau is one of the founders of the `Artvideo Studio` production company specializing in TV production and creative film production about social issues. He has been a laureate at many international and Russian film festivals. For the last four years Tikhonov-Rau has been a member of the Documentary Film Expert Council of the Russian Ministry of Culture.
Possui graduação em jornalismo pela Universidade Federal Fluminense (1985), mestrado (1998) e doutorado em Comunicação e Cultura pela Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2004), com pós-doutorado pelo Programa Avançado de Cultura Contemporânea (Pacc-UFRJ). Atualmente é professora do curso de Jornalismo da ECO-UFRJ e editora do site Zona Digital. É autora de Pena de aluguel: escritores jornalistas no Brasil (Companhia das Letras), pesquisa premiada com a Bolsa Vitae de Literatura, de Eu compro essa mulher: romance e consumo nas novelas brasileiras e mexicanas (Jorge Zahar Editor), China made in Brazil (Babilônia Editorial) e Sujeito Oculto (Aeroplano), premiado com a Bolsa Petrobras de Produção Literária. (Texto informado pelo autor)