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Emily Lam

Graphic Designer, Skoll Foundation

Biography

Emily developed her passion for drawing since she was a child and had won multiple awards early in her design career before moving to Toronto, Canada and earned her BFA with Honors at Ryerson University. She later returned to Hong Kong to further develop her professional design career and gained her design reputation with numerous awards in London and South East Asia before moving to San Francisco where she now lives.

Through her agency and corporate work, Emily is well versed in graphic design, print, web / UI design, social graphics, corporate identity, project management, and more. She also worked as the Art Director for TEDx Hong Kong and was the social media specialist for TEDx Hong Kong Ed.

Emily believes that visual communication is a powerful tool to spur meaningful changes. Her international experiences inspire her to have a mission to elevating global social entrepreneurs' ideas by using impactful images and graphics online and offline. In her personal time, Emily is both extrovert and introvert: she loves hiking and loves art, fashion, and pop culture.

Regional Focus

Eastern Asia, North America, Southeast Asia