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About Polly Yu

Polly provides rapid and efficient layout and design with competitive rates. Her major clients include the Hong Kong Gardening Society (The Gardener Hong Kong), Gloom, Boom and Doom Report by Dr Marc Faber, the Royal Geographical Society (The Globe), Zetland Hall (annual calendar), India Capital Fund (financial statements) and many more.

Woman at Work: RINKOO RAMCHANDANI

At age 23, Rinkoo worked briefly for the now defunct Asiaweek magazine, where she received her first byline. Shortly after the publication of her book review of Memoirs of a Geisha, she accepted a job offer from a corporate giant, and like a reliable Gen Xer, she followed the money for the next 22 years.

While sourcing and supply chain served her well throughout her career, in her mid-40s, she decided it was […]

WiPS Podcast: BHAKTI MATHUR

Bhakti Mathur

Writer, publisher and freelance journalist.

Bhakti joins us today to share her latest life adventures as a successful children’s book author and publisher. Her ‘Amma Tell Me’ and ‘Amma Take Me’ series are testimony to her ongoing dedication to a life of vibrancy and vigour. Bhakti’s rich life tapestry as mother, freelance journalist for SCMP, book reviewer, public speaker and talk-show host is inspiration to us all.

Woman at Work: VICTORIA ELIZABETH EGAN

Vici Egan is a Canadian who has been teaching overseas since 1983. Her first job was in a bush village in Nigeria, with no electricity or running water. She loved the challenging experience, which involved, at one point, teaching 80 kids in both a half-built building, where they literally climbed the walls, and her garage, where they brought their own rocks to sit on.

Vici has also taught in Mexico, Turkey, Cuba, England, […]

CNY Message from the President

Dear Members,

Spring is in the air! Despite Covid’s stubborn presence around our globe, we in Hong Kong are fortunate to have access to nature, trails and trekking over mountains, and to our many malls. What would Hong Kong be without its malls!

Typical Chinese New Year Hong Kong festive flair brings colour in abundance. Life-sized M&M’s and even Lulu the Pig delight the children along with cute little oxen. Peach blossom displays and […]

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Woman at Work: MARY-JANE NEWTON

Mary-Jane Newton is an educational publisher and poet. She was born in India and grew up in Germany. She lived in Hong Kong until December 2019 and then returned to Europe to live in the UK. Mary-Jane has been a member of WiPS since 2009 and was a committee member 2011-2013. She serves as the IMPRINT poetry editor.

Mary-Jane started her career teaching learning impaired children and adults before joining Oxford University Press […]

WiPS Podcast: SARAH BRENNAN

Sarah Brennan

Author of the best-selling Chinese Calendar Tales, Storm Whale and Dummies for Mummies (What to Expect When You’re Least Expecting).

Sarah joins us today to share her courageous journey from lawyer to writer to publisher. Her experience and insights will inspire you to get that inner tadpole swimming!

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PART 2

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Woman at Work: SARAH COOK

After a career in the UK, which included the civil service, Macmillan Publishers and KPMG, Sarah relocated to Hong Kong in 1992. She worked initially as a copywriter and proofreader for an electronics firm manufacturing BT telephones (writing the manuals and testing the phones). This was followed by an assortment of freelance jobs including with Ink Publishing working on Oasis Hong Kong Airline in-flight magazine, a hugely enjoyable experience as it involved […]

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